Vacancies – Health Care Assistants (Newtown)

March 14th, 2019
  • Work in an environment that lets you make a difference
  • Develop your expertise in palliative care
  • Learn from our comprehensive education programme

Mary Potter Hospice is currently recruiting for Health Care Assistants to work in our Inpatient Unit. They assist with the care of patients and families under the direction of a Registered Nurse.  They provide a clean tidy and safe environment at all times for patients, families, visitors and staff and actively assist with the patient’s meal service.

Previous experience in a caring role is necessary and most important is comfort working around grief and loss, your positive and flexible attitude and genuine desire to work with our team to ensure the highest quality care is provided.  Health Care Assistants work rostered and rotating shifts.

Mary Potter Hospice provides free palliative care for the people of the Wellington Region. We have a 12 bedded Inpatient Unit, and a strong Community team. We take a multi-disciplinary approach in order to provide holistic care for our patients and their families.

Our core values of Respect, Compassion, Dignity, Hospitality and Stewardship are very important to us and we apply these to the people who work here as much as our patients and families.

The skills and dedication of our people make a vital difference to patient and whanau.

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.

Please send your application by 29 March 2019 to Catherine Hart, PO Box 7442, Newtown, Wellington 6242 or email

For further information please contact Helen Golds, phone 381 0179

Mary Potter Hospice Application Form
Health Care Assistant Job Description