Posted: February 7, 2024

Permanent Position

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced or aspiring nurse leader with a special interest in palliative care to join our dynamic team at Hospice Whanganui. 

What we offer:

  • Meaningful work that make a real and lasting difference in people’s lives.
  • An opportunity to lead a high-performing team and shape the future of Hospice care.
  • A competitive remuneration package.
  • A commitment to supporting your ongoing professional development.

Mō te tūnga | About the role

The role leads our vibrant and specialist nursing team at an operational level, ensuring that they have the support, guidance and tools necessary to do their jobs to the highest standard. The role works closely with the wider leadership of Hospice Whanganui and is pivotal in developing a high-performing team and driving excellence through our service.

The successful candidate will also have opportunities to provide mentoring and training to their team as well as external health providers within the community where required.

This is a 40 hour per week role worked over 5 days – Monday to Friday.

Mōu | About you

This role would suit a senior nurse or an experienced nurse manager who has a special interest in palliative care. The ideal candidate will share a philosophy of care that empowers patients to be in control of their own wellbeing and providing care in patients’ chosen place of residence.  You will value the opportunity to work with our diverse community and to instill patient-centered care in all aspects of our mahi.

You will be joining a team that is dedicated to excellence in all aspects of their work, and to living out the values of Hospice Whanganui in all that they do. These values are:

  1. We Do the Right Thing
  2. We are Stronger Together
  3. We Always Strive for the Best

If this sounds like an opportunity you are ready for, we welcome your application.  At Hospice Whanganui, we value diversity in our workplace and we are committed to building a workforce that reflects our diverse community.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to Alternatively, if you’d like to discuss the position, please email the same address or call Davene Vroon on 06 349 0080.

Applicants for this position should have NZ citizenship, permanent residency or a valid NZ work permit.

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