Vacancy – Triage and Rapid Response Registered Nurse (Community)

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 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/whānau.

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/whānau. The skills and dedication of our people make a vital difference. We are currently recruiting for an exciting new role as our Triage and Rapid Response Registered Nurse to work with our Triage Clinical Nurse Specialist. This new role is to provide a contact for community referrals and calls, utilising your specialist palliative care knowledge and expert assessment skills.

We offer
the chance to develop your expertise, a comprehensive education program, wellness incentives e.g. a contribution towards a gym membership, free EAP services and free flu vaccinations. If you always wanted to make a difference for the people of Wellington Region – this is your big opportunity!

We need you to have NZ Nursing Council registration with a current annual practicing certificate, and a recognised post-graduate qualification in palliative care (or working towards).

Please send your application and cover letter by 31 March 2019 to Catherine Hart, Mary Potter Hospice, PO Box 7442, Newtown Wellington 6242 or email

For more information please contact Yvonne Walden, Community Manager – Kāpiti on 04 296 1283

Mary Potter Hospice Application Form
Triage and Rapid Response Registered Nurse Job Description