Senior Medical Officer (fixed term or permanent)/Medical Officer (fixed term)

August 26th, 2021

Mary Potter Hospice is a well-established charitable organisation that provides free palliative care for the people of the Wellington Region. We have an Inpatient Unit, and a strong Regional Community Team. We take a multi-disciplinary approach in order to provide holistic care for our patients and their families. Working in this environment can be extremely rewarding supporting people in your community at the most important and vulnerable time of their lives.

The Wellington region is a diverse and beautiful area, with stunning beaches, nature conservation reserves and rugged scenery plus of course the best coffee in the world. Wellington city is compact and very easy to get around.

Mary Potter Hospice is currently recruiting for Senior Medical Officers and Medical Officers to join the medical team working across our Community and Inpatient teams. We are flexible with hours and interested in different levels of experience including fixed term or permanent advanced specialists in palliative care as well as fixed term medical officers who might be looking to develop their palliative care experience.

You will never be just a number to us, and neither will your patients. Our values are important to us and we apply them to our workforce as well as our patients and their whānau.

If you are interested and think you could contribute to the future of Mary Potter Hospice and palliative care in New Zealand, we would love to talk with you further.

Please send your application including a cover letter, CV and Mary Potter Hospice application form to Catherine Hart, Executive PA, PO Box 7442, Newtown, Wellington 6242 or email

If you would like further information please phone Dr Astrid Adams, Medical Director on (04) 801 0006 or email

Applicants must have NZ residency or a valid work visa and will be required to pass a Ministry of Justice criminal records check.

Senior Medical Officer (fixed term or permanent)/Medical Officer (fixed term) Job Description
Mary Potter Hospice Application Form