Pastoral Care Head Salary

A Pastoral Care Head earns an average salary of $53,874 per year.

$29,703 - $79,067
MEDIAN: $53,873

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$29,703 - $79,067  
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$29,534 - $82,422  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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Job Description for Pastoral Care Head

A head of pastoral care helps build the spiritual and emotional well-being of a group of people within their institution. This position exists in a number of organizations such as hospitals, religious congregations, nursing homes, schools and rehabilitation facilities. Heads of pastoral care provide group and one-on-one support related to individuals' emotional and spiritual health. Duties performed by these professionals may include conducting crisis interventions, arranging worship services, ensuring patients have support and resources that align with their religious values and maintaining written records of interactions with patients and their families. They may also have to mediate disputes to ensure that a positive outcome is achieved.


Pastoral Care Head Tasks

  • Coordinate volunteers and facilitate community clergy.
  • Interface and manage the Church community.
  • Develop and execute a program of pastoral ministry for community members and families.

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Job Satisfaction

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Years of Experience

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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 30%