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The Role

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Palliative Care Nurse

Waitakere, New Zealand

Reference: 6568391

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Full time role in the community
  • Work for an organisation that makes a significant difference in the West Auckland community

Do you want to work with an experienced team of palliative care nurses whose goal each day is to help patients live every moment?

At Hospice West Auckland we provide community-based specialist palliative care. Our model of care is nurse-led, you will have the opportunity to work with the diverse people of our community, enabling you to build relationships and to contribute compassionately to their wellbeing, and to support their whanau and carers.

We are looking for a full time Nurse who is passionate about providing excellent holistic palliative care in the community within a growing and supportive multidisciplinary team. Along with a great team of colleagues from many disciplines, you will work in collaboration with primary and secondary health and community providers.

We are looking for a nurse who can work autonomously and be proactive and flexible. You will need clean full NZ drivers' licence to drive a Hospice car for your work. Our nurses are well equipped to provide care in the community, from nursing bag to laptop and phone. You can expect to work 8 hours a day, between 8am and 6.30 pm.

As a nurse at Hospice West Auckland, you will be closely supported by clinicians to guide your development in the specialty of palliative care.

Hospice West Auckland's core values are compassion- ngākau aroha, togetherness - kotahitanga, accountability - kaitiaki taonga, innovation - aronga whanoke, and respect - wairua whakaute.

Building on these values, you will be supported by a senior management team who are committed to delivering excellence in patient service through clinical leadership, and the development and support of a strong team.

We offer opportunities for education, clinical supervision and competitive remuneration, along with great Hospice shops, great landscapes, and a great place to work.

Benefits

  • Live locally - work locally - free on street parking
  • Excellent professional development opportunities
  • Own allocated vehicle for work use
  • Supportive interdisciplinary team.

He aha te mea nui o te ao
What is the most important thing in the world?
He tangata, he tangata, he tangata
It is the people, it is the people, it is the people

For further information please contact Stella at stellam@hwa.org.nz.