Specialist Palliative Care Advisor- Registered Nurse

July 22nd, 2022

Mary Potter Hospice has a wonderful opportunity for a Registered Nurse with extensive Aged Residential Care nursing experience and a special interest in palliative care to join the Hospice Aged & Residential Care (ARC) team as a Specialist Palliative Care Advisor (RN).

The purpose of this role is to

  • Support the transition of hospice palliative patients from the community, Inpatient Unit, or hospital to aged & residential care facilities.
  • Strengthen the interface between generalist and specialist palliative care services.
  • Provide specialist advice, education and co-ordination.
  • Promote a cohesive and consistent quality of palliative care.
  • Support the Link Nurse programme.

You will need to

  • Be an excellent communicator, highly organised and have experience in relationship building.
  • Preferably have palliative care experience (or an interest in) and a strong desire to further develop your knowledge in this field.
  • Have knowledge of community health, primary and aged residential care services.
  • Possess or be willing to work towards appropriate post graduate qualifications.

What we offer

  • An award winning staff wellbeing programme including carer’s leave, personal wellbeing allowance, birthday leave.
  • Support for further professional development.
  • Salary will be in accordance with the Four Hospice NZNO Multi-Employer Collective Agreement.
  • FTE 0.7 – 0.9 Negotiable.
  • A values driven organisation.

Please send a cover letter, CV and application form by 10 August 2022 to Catherine Hart, Mary Potter Hospice, PO Box 7442, Newtown 6242 or email Catherine.Hart@marypotter.org.nz

For further information please phone Dawn Macpherson, Community Manager – Kapiti on
021 194 0331.

Specialist Palliative Care Advisor- Registered Nurse Job Description
Mary Potter Hospice Application Form
Mary Potter Hospice Wellness Brochure