- Support patients, whānau and staff with all facets of spiritual care
- Work in a multidisciplinary team in the inpatient unit and out in the community
- Work flexibly 3 days a week
About the role
The Spiritual Carer takes ownership for the pastoral needs of Harbour Hospice patients, whānau and staff. Part of the multi-disciplinary team, you will offer spiritual guidance and also model and teach to contribute to a continued strong culture of spiritual care. Your role will include:
- Regular visits with patients referred in the North Shore inpatient unit as well as the community
- Articulating and supporting a spiritual care perspective to the MDT
- Delivering training and other spiritual care initiatives
- Development and maintenance of a network of other spiritual leaders and community agencies
You have demonstrated knowledge and skills in working with families facing loss. You have the resilience to minister to patients with life limiting illnesses, and their families. We’re looking for someone with leadership qualities, who can collaborate effectively in a team environment, be open minded, and have the flexibility to adapt when things change. You also need:
- Recognised theological qualifications
- Accreditation to NZ Health Care Chaplains Association (desired)
- Ability and desire to work with clergy and volunteers of varying faith backgrounds
- Excellent verbal, non-verbal and written communication skills
- A valid, clean full driver’s licence
Harbour Hospice is one of the largest hospices in New Zealand, caring for patients and their whānau for almost 40 years. Every day we care for more than 350 people across the North Shore, Hibiscus Coast and Warkworth/Wellsford regions, supporting them at home (or in one of our three sites) to live every moment in whatever way is most important to them.
Our bespoke services, given free of charge, include medical care, spiritual support, physiotherapy, social activities and more.
What’s in it for you?
Our people are at the heart of our organisation. Caring, courageous, compassionate and driven to deliver the best care possible, our people are the reason Hospice has the reputation that it does.
If successful, you’ll be welcomed with an in-depth induction, ongoing development, and a high trust culture. You’ll be an important part of a well-established, supportive and dedicated multidisciplinary team who share a passion for making every moment count for the people we care for at Hospice.
You’ll not only develop meaningful relationships with your colleagues, but best of all, you’ll make an immeasurable impact on the lives of the patients.
How to apply
For more information or to obtain a position description call Peggy Newton, Recruitment Specialist, on 021 241 5567 or click below to submit your application online. Be sure to include a cover letter about you and why you’d like to join the team.
To be considered for this role you will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Evidence of your vaccination status will need to be provided prior to employment.