Palliative Care Coordinator, 0.7 FTE – Mary Potter Hospice – Wellington

Mary Potter Hospice is proud to be regarded as one of Wellington’s most loved and trusted charities.  For over 30 years, the Hospice has been caring for people and their family/whanau.  We are a great place to work; we offer excellent working conditions, together with a friendly and motivated team environment.

Mary Potter Hospice has a specialist inpatient unit in Newtown and three community palliative care teams based in Wellington, Paraparaumu and Porirua currently providing services to about 250 people at any one time. A key objective for Mary Potter Hospice’s future service model is to build community capability to meet the increased need for palliative care services.

We are looking for a Registered Nurse with community palliative care experience to work within the community multidisciplinary team based with our Kapiti team. In this role you will be part of a highly committed team with responsibility for providing specialist palliative care coordination to patients and their families and whanau.

Applicants need to have a recognised postgraduate qualification (or equivalent) in palliative care and a minimum of three years post registration palliative care experience.  An understanding of and commitment to the multidisciplinary team approach to patient care is essential.

If you think you might like to be part of our team here at Mary Potter Hospice we would love to talk with you further.

A job description and application form can be obtained from our website www.marypotter.org.nz.  Please send your application including a cover letter, CV and Mary Potter Hospice application form by Wednesday 23 September 2015 to Catherine Hart, Executive PA, PO Box 7442, Newtown, Wellington 6242 or email catherine.hart@marypotter.org.nz

For further information please phone Donna Gray, Team Leader / Palliative Care on 04-296 1283

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