Positive Impact: The Spiritual Carer is a person of prayer and Bible study who is able to exemplify a personal relationship with God through faith in Jesus – ministering out of the overflow of the time spent with Christ. They are committed to his or her family and exercises spiritually dependent leadership in family life and in the life of the Retirement Village.
Positive Impact: The Spiritual Carer will create a healthy vision and envorionment for the team, and work with the team to accomplish that vision.
Positive Impact: The Spiritual Carer has a thorough understanding of the Biblical message of God’s grace toward sinners, is committed and loyal to Seventh-day Adventist theological beliefs, and is able to share the Church’s distinct doctrinal understanding as an expression of the grace of God in Jesus.
They understand the need for constant growth, in spiritual life, in intellectual understanding and in professional skills, and is committed to ongoing practical education. As a diligent and careful student of the Word they enjoy continuous growth and learning while promoting Christ-centered ministry of care for customers, their family and the staff.
Positive Impact: A healthy Spiritual Carer is socially and emotionally intelligent; skilled in inter-generational and inter-personal relations
Positive Impact: The Spiritual Carer displays a deep concern for the eternal salvation of every individual and so seeks to become proficient in communicating the Gospel in a manner that seeks to capture the attention of the hearers and leads them to a life-long commitment to Christ. They enjoy sharing the Biblical message with others in visitation, small groups, chapels, & other communications
Positive Impact: The Spiritual Carer is able to adapt to various situations and possesses the attitude and education that enables him or her to successfully lead the Spiritual Care team at the Village. They are well organized and able to efficiently administer time and available resources to fulfil the role of the Spiritual Care team.
Positive Impact: The healthy Spiritual Carer has a desire to grow others as disciples of Christ, who minister to others. This includes identifying giftedness and heart for ministry and then facilitating growth opportunities as part of resourcing/learning discipleship environment for the Care team, the staff, the customers and their families.