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Anglicare WA

Chaplain and Mission Leader

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Chaplain and Mission Leader

  • Drive advocacy and social justice
  • Build positive organisational culture
  • Deliver exceptional pastoral care and support
  • Full time – part time can be considered

About Us

Anglicare WA is a highly regarded not for profit organisation, delivering a diverse range of community services throughout Western Australia. With over 650 staff and 200 volunteers, we are passionate about making a real and sustainable impact in the Western Australian community. To do this we need talented and engaged people who share our drive to achieve positive outcomes.

About the Role

As Chaplain and Mission Leader, with Anglicare WA you will be part of a dynamic and innovative leadership team building a strong-values-driven, faith based organisational culture. In this role you will be instrumental in ensuring the solid connection and collaboration between Anglicare WA and the Anglican Church remains strong and is enhanced to support Anglicare WA achieve its vision of a just and fair Western Australia where everyone can thrive. You will continue to build Anglicare WA’s relationship with congregations, schools, and the broader Anglican Church. You will also provide supportive and compassionate chaplaincy and pastoral care to our diverse workforce. Your passion for social justice, underpinned by Christian values will play a pivotal role developing our advocacy priorities and developing strategies which challenge barriers to thriving. You will connect with a range of national, state, sector and local groups, championing Anglicare WA’s vision and purpose.

About You

Applying your extensive knowledge, skills and experience, you will make an impact to the lives of families and communities across our state. This role isn’t for just anyone. It requires a capacity to effectively connect Anglican theology with contemporary community service, an appetite for innovation, the capacity for hard work and resilience to achieve positive outcomes and impact.

You are an experienced and highly regarded minister of religion or lay person authorised and licensed to minister as a Chaplain whose application is endorsed by the Anglican Church. You have strong Church networks and a demonstrated commitment and passion for inclusion and social justice. You thrive working in complex, multi-faceted environments, applying your ecumenical knowledge, experience, and insights. You are an exceptional communicator who easily builds strong, trusting relationships with broad and diverse people. Along with relevant training and qualifications, you will have knowledge and experience positively contributing to organisational culture and strategies.

The successful candidate must also possess a current National Police Clearance valid within one year, Working with Children Check and a WA Drivers Licence.

About our Values

While your skills and experience tell part of your story, your values and attitude speak louder still. At Anglicare WA we are all about people, placing people at the heart of our work. We are focused on strengths, believing in and amplifying the strength of people and communities. We are fiercely inclusive, making sure everyone can belong. As trusted partners we are curious and creative, always looking for new ways to do better. We are courageous and gutsy, tackling difficult issues, even when it’s hard. Do these values resonate with you?

If the opportunity excites you to develop your career in an organisation whose values align with yours then we want to hear from you.


In return for your drive and commitment, we provide the support of an inclusive and welcoming community which places people at the heart of all the work we do and encourages broad thinking, curiosity, creativity and best practice.
A competitive remuneration commensurate with experience will be offered. In addition to your remuneration, you will enjoy generous tax-free salary packaging benefits where you can package up to $15,900 per annum and not pay tax on that amount as well as an extra 3 days’ leave per year.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to For further information please contact either Mark Glasson, CEO or Shelley Micale, Director People & Culture (0425 522 444).

Anglicare WA promotes a working environment that values diversity and inclusion and we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, people who identify as LGBTI and people with a disability. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.

Anglicare WA

Each year, Anglicare WA assists more than 43,000 West Australians to experience improved conditions of well being, by seeking ways to drive positive outcomes for us all and challenging barriers.

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