Palliative Care Coordinator Community – Porirua (0.9 FTE)

August 2nd, 2022

Do you want to make a difference to people in your community?  Have you always been interested in Palliative Care but didn’t think you had the experience?

Mary Potter Hospice has a wonderful opportunity for someone either with palliative care experience or who wants to grow specialist skills in palliative care and is passionate about making a difference.  Working in this environment can be extremely rewarding supporting people in your community at the most important and vulnerable time of their lives.

We are recruiting for an experienced and compassionate person with clinical experience to join our Porirua team. The skills and dedication of our people make a vital difference to people in the last year of their lives and their whānau.

The role

This role delivers and coordinates specialist palliative care services for patients and their whānau in the Porirua region. You will be a member of a skilled multi-disciplinary team and also work with our healthcare partners delivering quality care.

All about you

  • Recognised as having skills in palliative care/end of life care or oncology or transferable skills from other fields of healthcare
  • You will have a postgraduate qualification (or equivalent) in palliative care (or willingness to work towards)
  • Two years post registration palliative care experience is preferable but we will provide training and support for the right person interested in developing their skills
  • Flexibility, sound time management skills and an understanding of and commitment to the multidisciplinary team approach to patient care are essential.

What we offer

A welcoming work environment, support for further development, award winning wellbeing programme and the chance to use your skills directly in the community. Salary will be in accordance with the Four Hospice NZNO Multi-Employer Collective Agreement. 

Please send a cover letter, CV and application form by 17 August 2022 to Tom White, Mary Potter Hospice, PO Box 7442, Newtown 6242 or email

For more information, contact Jess Rowe, Community Manager – Porirua on 021 984 627.

Palliative Care Coordinator Community Job Description
Mary Potter Hospice Application Form
Mary Potter Hospice Wellness Brochure