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Corrective Services Chaplain: Wellington Correctional Centre 

Full Time (70 hours per FN) Permanent Position 

For Immediate Start by Negotiation 

The Catholic Diocese of Bathurst has an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Corrective Services Chaplain at the Wellington Correctional Centre. 

The successful applicant will ideally: 

  • Graduate studies in Theology or similar
  • Completion or willingness to complete Clinical Pastoral Education training 
  • Self-management and leadership skills 
  • Effective communication skills both written and verbal 
  • Understanding and consistent practice of Professional Standards and Safe Church  practices 
  • Confidentiality 
  • Be able to pass all necessary security checks 
  • Hold a driver’s license 

Some of the tasks you will be required to complete will be: 

  • pastoral care to inmates at Wellington Correctional Centre
  • to support the spiritual and pastoral care of inmates, Correctional officers and  Departmental Officers at Wellington. 
  • To assist inmates post-release to engage with their faith and support agencies in the  wider community 
  • Offer assistance, as deemed appropriate, to others encountered through the position of Corrective Services Chaplain. 

Expressions of Interest (EOI) for this role can be made below.

For more information, please don’t hesitate to call Deacon Josh Clayton at 0458 261 513 or email

Closing Date: 03 May 2024

The Catholic Diocese of Bathurst is an equal-opportunity employer.