Manager – Quality and Risk

November 16th, 2021
  • Exciting leadership role; leading a team of five
  • 8 FTE based in Newtown, Wellington
  • Opportunity for clinical / health professional

Mary Potter Hospice is a leader in its field, providing free and compassionate specialist palliative care to the people of Wellington. We don’t just treat an illness, we work closely with people and their whānau at the most important time of their lives.

The majority of our patients are looked after in their own homes by our competent and dedicated community palliative care teams based in Wellington, Kāpiti and Porirua. These teams currently provide services to about 300 people at any one time. We also have a specialist In-Patient Unit based in Newtown.

Mary Potter Hospice is looking for an experienced Manager with a background in quality and risk to lead our Quality, Risk and Health & Safety team.

You will be responsible for assisting the Executive Team accomplish the Hospice’s objectives for providing leadership, direction and accountability for effective integrated quality and risk management systems and processes that result in continuous improvement and risk management. You will provide leadership and strategic overview of how quality functions across the Hospice. You will support the Senior Health and Safety Advisor to meet key performance indicators in organisational Health and Safety.

Our values are very important to us and we apply them to our people as well as our patients, and whānau.  We offer a competitive salary and wellness benefits.

If you are excited by the prospect of contributing in a substantial way to the future model of care for Mary Potter Hospice we would love to talk with you further.

Please send a cover letter, CV and application form by 3 December 2021 to Catherine Hart, Mary Potter Hospice, PO Box 7442, Newtown 6242 or email

For further information please phone Donna Gray, Director Clinical Services on 027 220 5270

Mary Potter Hospice Application Form
Manager Quality and Risk Job Description