Harbour Hospice is the only specialist, palliative care provider for families living in the Hibiscus Coast, North Shore and Warkworth / Wellsford communities. We provide compassionate, free care working primarily with patients, families and carers in their homes, and also within our three hospice sites. Our bespoke services include medical care, spiritual support, physiotherapy, social activities and more, with an emphasis on helping people live every moment in whatever way is important to them.
About the Role:
We are looking for a part-time (0.6FTE) Registered Nurse to join our Community Palliative Care team at our North Shore Hospice. You will be responsible for providing symptom management and end-of-life care for community-based patients with a wide range of diagnoses and at different stages of their disease trajectory.
Working alongside other members of the Hospice’s multi-disciplinary professional team, our nurses take pride in delivering holistic care to our patients and their families.
You will be a Registered Nurse with palliative care experience from another Hospice, Hospital or Community based setting. This is a unique time in people’s lives, so you will have a real passion for working with patients and families with palliative care needs.
You will have:
- A current NZ Annual Practising Certificate
- Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma or desire to work towards the specialism of palliative care and with appropriate nursing experience required to fit this post
- Commitment to achieving PDRP Level 3 within 6 months of employment
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
What's in it for you:
This is truly a unique opportunity to make an amazing difference to the lives of our patients and their families at a time when they need it most set in the environment that means so much to them, their own home. You will be an important part of a dedicated multidisciplinary team who share a passion for making every moment count for the people we care for at Hospice.
For more information call Jayne Rice, Recruitment Specialist on 0212 800323 or to submit your application online click on the APPLY button below.