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The Role

This page outlines the vacancy and the key skills and responsibilities for the role.



Clinical Nurse Specialist - Palliative Care

Waitakere, New Zealand

Reference: 5775377

The opportunity

This is a unique Clinical Nurse Specialist role for you to join an organisation that makes a real difference within the diverse West Auckland communities.

If you thrive on complexity, diversity and love working with a dynamic team of multidisciplinary Health and Social care professionals this may be the role for you. You can enjoy putting your ideas into action and can further explore ways to add improvement in nursing service delivery to the people we serve.

You can be working from your home office wherever you are in Aotearoa New Zealand.

As part of the Clinical Coordination team, you thrive on delivering online telehealth, giving palliative advice and support to the HWA Community Palliative Care Team, patients, whanau, GP and Residential care providers. At Hospice West Auckland, we are helping people in the community to be He rā hōu, he oranga ngākau - living every moment. Working Monday to Friday 9.30am - 6.00pm.

You will be helping us to extend our support to people and their whanau through the consistent delivery of comprehensive, compassionate, and responsive community specialist palliative care.

Our West Auckland community is beautifully diverse with people from all walks of life, backgrounds and values. It is important to us that we provide equal access to innovative and holistic palliative care across our community.

You will bring

Energy, drive and passion to deliver Community Palliative Care differently into the West Auckland communities. You'll be keen to develop as a professional in palliative care to further you're your role as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Palliative Care.

You will hold a Current New Zealand Nursing Practicing Certificate, have high computer literacy and comfortable working online providing telehealth via different technology mediums.

As a curious, flexible individual, you will enjoy actively being involved to improve services and are open to exploring innovative ways that drive the best outcomes for our people and communities.

Pokohiwi Ki Te Pokohiwi - shoulder to shoulder, we walk alongside our patients and their families and you thrive on this teamwork. You bring people together to align with the values of Ngākau Aroha: Compassionate, Kaitiaki Taonga: Accountability, Wairua Whakaute: Respect, Aronga Whānoke: Innovation and Kotahitanga: Together, we make this all happen.

What can you expect?

  • Be part of a close-knit team that works together, reflects together and laughs and cries together.
  • A rich diverse environment where your ideas are welcomed and you add valuable experience and contribution in Palliative Care.
  • Unwavering support, passion, and care in everything we do.
  • Be supported by our Hui Tahi Wellbeing programme, wellness and reflective practice sessions, toolbox sessions and learning, personal development and progression programmes.
  • Stimulating work with a colourful, diverse community.
  • The opportunity to make your stamp on the future of palliative care delivery.

If this is you, send your expression of interest, cover letter and CV now and if you would like to speak with our Community Palliative Care Manager Stella McFarlane email her at stellam@hwa.org.nz. Applicants for this position must be entitled to work in NZ and will need to Covid19 vaccinated.

Please note that from 23 Dec - 10 Jan we may take some time to respond to new applicants due to planned holidays.


Applications Close: 28 Jan 2022