Harbour Hospice is the only specialist, palliative care provider for 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
As a Registered Nurse in our Community Palliative Care team, you’ll visit patients and whānau in their homes, and provide expert and compassionate nursing care. Based at one of our three sites in Takapuna, Warkworth or Red Beach, you’ll care for patients throughout the region. Working with the multi-disciplinary team, our nurses take pride in delivering holistic care to patients and their families. You’ll provide symptom and pain management and end-of-life care for patients with a wide range of diagnoses and at different stages of their disease trajectory.
We have full and part time, and casual positions available. Work/life balance is important to us and we’ve embraced new ways of working. We’re flexible, so you tell us the hours you want, and we’ll see what we can do!
You are a Registered Nurse with palliative care experience from a hospice, hospital or community setting. We’ll also consider nurses from similar specialties such as oncology, neurology or haematology. You’re dedicated to working with patients and families with palliative care needs and bring compassion to all that you do.
You will demonstrate:
- Registered Nurse, New Zealand Nursing Council and a current NZ Annual Practising Certificate
- A genuine interest in palliative care and relevant nursing experience
- Commitment to achieving PDRP Level 3 or 4 within 6 months of employment
- Ability to work autonomously while communicating collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team
- Full, clean New Zealand Driver’s License
What’s in it for you?
We genuinely care about you and will demonstrate that with ongoing development opportunities including paid study leave and a high trust culture. Our team are collaborative, always open to questions and to give help. You can work flexibly from home, onsite and in the community, managing your workload autonomously. Most of all, you will make an amazing difference to the lives of patients and their families, made even more special by being in their homes. 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.
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.