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Chase Oaks Church

Pastoral Care Pastor

Chase Oaks Church
Plano, Texas, United States


Date Posted: 04/26/2017
Categories: Pastoral Care Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 4001 to 5000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Description

 

Qualifications for employment at Chase Oaks Church requires, being a Christ-follower—whose work history and lifestyle shows a consistency to adhering to the scriptural principles of the Bible—and agreeing with the Purpose, Strategy and DNA statements of Chase Oaks.

                                                       

     

Chase Oaks Church Staff Values

          

Leadership:  We serve and develop people, and provide clear direction. We serve people with prompt follow up, care for people, develop people, and empower people.

     

Teams: We work in teams, protect team health, and invest in team development. We all have specific roles on a team. We are thorough in our team member hiring process, making sure that we hire people who resonate with our DNA and culture. We create team plans,  protect team unity, and help each other become more effective team members. We also recognize that Chase Oaks is part of a broader team so we partner with local churches and organizations who are committed to meeting both local and global needs.

     

Rhythms: We work hard, play hard, and rest well.  We plan our work and work our plans (team plans and personal plans). We are intentional about having fun staff events and team events), and we make sure we stay replenished  (weekly day off, DAWG days, vacations and sabbaticals).

     

Learning: We are constantly learning from the past, from other organizations, and from the best practitioners. Passport, LEAD,best practice visits, monthly development conversations with team leaders, seeking feedback often, networking, partnering, reading, conferences, etc.

      

                                    

     

Chase Oaks Church DNA 

    • We Keep It Simple. We seek to do a few things well.
    • We’re All In The Same Boat. We are all on a journey of transformation.
    • We Boycott Boycotts. We are known for what we are for, not what we are against.
    • We Glow In The Dark. We move into hopelessness, need and injustice with the redeeming power of Jesus Christ.
    • This Is Not Our Party. This is the Father’s party, and we are His servants, privileged to prepare the party and invite the guests.
    • We Don’t Go It Alone. We do life together in groups, ministry in teams and serve our community.
    •   Pass The Baton. We invest in   the next generation and give influence to emerging leaders.
    • We Are A Salad, Not A Soup. We are intentionally diverse, believing that the mix of generations, ethnicities, and cultures helps create the rich and surprising unity Jesus Prayed for in John 17.
    • We Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff. We strive to focus on our common mission and core biblical beliefs.
    • We Count The Change. As the agents of God’s redemption on this broken planet, our effectiveness is measured by both personal and community transformation.                                              
     

       

 

JOB SUMMARY: This role is responsible for making sure Chase Oaks cares for and comes alongside people well in the harder times of life. They will develop teams, systems, and also engage personally in visitation, prayer ministry, benevolence, pastoral care, counseling and ceremonial duties.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Lead a team to visit and care for people who are in need.
  • Oversee our prayer ministry to pray for one another.
  • Oversee our Love Fund Process.
  • Develop systems and teams to care for people.
  • Do some pastoral counseling and maintaining our counseling referral network.
  • Coordinate ceremonial duties we as a church are asked to perform (Weddings, Funerals, etc.).

 JOB PROFILE:

SPECIFIC SKILLS / STRENGTHS

  • Ability to train and recruit teams.
  • Create healthy process to make sure we take care of needs incredibly well.
  • Ability to counsel and engage in harder circumstances with compassion and wisdom.

 EXPERIENCE DESIRED

  • Pastoral Care Experience of 5 years.

 EDUCATION DESIRED

  • Formal Training / Education in Pastoral Care / Counseling.
  • College Degree / Seminary Training.

 SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • They will supervise Care Teams (volunteers) at each campus.
  • They will supervise Program Directors (Renew, Harbor, GriefShare, DivorceCare).
  • They will supervise administrative support.

 LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • Ability to speak effectively and understandably on the phone. The ability to effectively present information and respond to common inquiries regarding Chase Oaks ministries is also required. High attention to customer service.

 COMPUTER SKILLS

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Outlook calendaring, and email
  • Basic knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint
    Data Entry skill & experience
  • Familiarity with Databases

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Lifting 5-10 pounds is an occasional but essential requirement. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee may be asked to bend and kneel.
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.