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Our staff provide and deliver hospice services both in the community and in our inpatient unit. There are also a group of other professionals surrounding and supporting our services including Family Support, Social Work, Administrators and Volunteers.

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Current Job Openings

Mercy Hospice (MH) is the provider of specialist palliative care services to the people of the Auckland District Health Board area. MH has a 13-bed inpatient unit and a community nursing team providing patient centered palliative care to approximately 1200 people. MH is known for providing fabulous working conditions for nursing staff in a supportive team environment, with opportunity for professional supervision as well as professional development through internal and external providers.

We are looking for an experienced specialist nurse that wants to be part of a community palliative care (CPC) team. The Clinical Nurse Specialist is an advanced nursing practice role, responsible for providing specialist nursing care and/or coordination of care to patients in the community who require end of life care. In this role you will deliver high quality, specialist & holistic nursing care to patients and families/whanau.

What we are looking for:

  • Current NZ Annual Practising Certificate
  • Previous experience in palliative care
  • Postgraduate certificate and/or diploma in specialty nursing practice (or prepared to work towards these qualifications)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Current NZ Drivers Licence

In return, we can offer you the opportunity to make a very real difference to those facing palliative care and their families. Based in Ponsonby, you will work for an exceptionally special place with a strong history, mission, culture and values. Support Mercy Hospice’s (MH) Mission of caring for people facing life-limiting illnesses in accordance with the philosophy, mission and values of the Sisters of Mercy.

This is a permanent position, working 0.8FTE (64 hours per fortnight)     

Most shifts are Monday-Friday but contribution to the on-call and weekend roster is required. 

Free staff car parking is provided.    

For more information contact Sandra Notley, Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Team Leader – Community Team on 09 376 7564 or [email protected]  

For a copy of the position description, please contact Renee Fletcher: [email protected]

To apply for this role, please submit your CV and a Cover letter via our advert on Seek 

Applications close 19th March 2021, or when a suitable applicant has been found. 

Mercy Hospice (MH) is the provider of specialist palliative care services to the people of the Auckland District Health Board area. MH has a 13-bed inpatient unit and a community nursing team providing patient centered palliative care to approximately 1200 people. 

We are looking for an experienced nurse that wants to be part of our Community Palliative Care (CPC) team.  In this role you will deliver high quality, specialist & holistic nursing care to patients and families/whanau.

The successful applicant will have: 

  • Current NZ Annual Practising Certificate  
  • Postgraduate certificate / diploma in specialty nursing practice / or min 2 years’ experience in palliative care  
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Current NZ Drivers Licence 

This is a permanent position, working 0.8FTE (64 hours per fortnight)     

Most shifts are Monday-Friday but contribution to the on-call and weekend roster is required. 

Free staff car parking is provided. 

Support Mercy Hospice’s (MH) Mission of caring for people facing life-limiting illnesses in accordance with the philosophy, mission, and values of the Sisters of Mercy.   

For more information contact Sandra Notley, Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Team Leader – Community Team on 09 376 7564 or [email protected]  

For a copy of the position description, please contact Fern Qian: [email protected] 

To apply for this role, please submit your CV and a Cover letter via our advert on Seek

Applications close 5th March 2021, or when a suitable applicant has been found. 

Mercy Hospice is the provider of specialist palliative care services to the people of the Auckland District Health Board area. Mercy Hospice has a 13-bed inpatient unit and a community nursing team providing patient centered palliative care to approximately 1200 people. Mercy Hospice is known for providing fabulous working conditions for staff.

Our Fundraising team work collaboratively to raise funds that ensure Mercy Hospice can provide a sustainable service.

In this role you will be responsible for ensuring our grants and bequest programme are developed and delivered in in a sustainable and profitable manner. You will be creative writer who is passionate about identifying new funding opportunities.

You will be a natural relationship builder who will inspire supporters to leave the ultimate gift in their will or to fund vital projects.

What we are looking for:

  • Minimum 3 years experience of fundraising planned giving/ bequest experience
  • Strong knowledge of the trusts and foundations environment
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent relationship building skills and the ability to communicate confidently and effectively with relevant individuals and groups
  • Highly organised and deadline driven
  • The ability to work with information in a confidential and sensitive manner.

This is a permanent position, working 32 hours per week (0.8 FTE)

For a copy of the job description, please email [email protected]

To apply please submit your CV and a cover letter to our advert on Seek

Applications close on 19 February 2021 or when a suitable applicant has been found.

Mercy Hospice (MH) is the provider of specialist palliative care services to the people of the Auckland District Health Board area. MH has a 13-bed inpatient unit and a community nursing team providing patient centered palliative care to approximately 1200 people. MH is known for providing fabulous working conditions for staff.

Our Fundraising team work collaboratively to raise funds that ensure Mercy Hospice can provide a sustainable service.

During this six month contract you will be project managing our two largest fundraising events. You will be working with key stakeholders and engaging with our amazing volunteers to deliver and ensure the success of these events.

We are looking for an organised individual who will bring attention to detail and creative flair to the table.

What we are looking for:

  • 2 or more years’ experience in event management
  • Highly organised multi-tasker who can manage time effectively
  • Confident communicator who can effectively work with key stakeholders
  • High level of integrity and trust
  • Ability to work with a variety of people and cultures
  • Excellent computer skills.

This is a Fixed Term position for 6 months, working 40 hours a week (1.0FTE).

There will be some evening and weekend work around event dates.

For a copy of the job description, please email [email protected]

To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter to our advert on Seek.

Applications close on 8th March 2021 or when a suitable applicant has been found.

Mercy Hospice has nine retail shops where all sales turn second-hand goods into first class care.   Without the great relationships we have with customers and the regular donation of goods, we would not be able to raise vital funds which enable us to provide our specialist service free of charge to all patients and families within the Central Auckland area.

Hospice stores sell a range of new and pre-loved clothing, accessories, homewares and more.

We are looking for a passionate, committed and experienced Retail Manager.  We would love to see candidates apply who have the relevant skills and proven retail experience.

You will be responsible for:

  • Managing the operational aspects and daily activity of the shop.
  • Demonstrating outstanding customer service skills.
  • Communicate efficiently and effectively with customers and volunteers.
  • Managing and sorting incoming donations.

What we are looking for:

  • Experience in a retail environment with management experience.
  • High level of energy & experience in merchandising & window displaying flair.
  • Excellent communication skills, be personable and a team player.
  • A high energy approach and a passion for customer service.
  • Ability to manage an extremely busy & varied workload
  • A commitment to Mercy Hospice Mission and Values.

Support Mercy Hospice Auckland’s Mission of caring for people facing life-limiting illnesses in accordance with the philosophy, mission and values of the Sisters of Mercy.

This is a one year Fixed-term position, 80 hours a fortnight. 

For more information, please contact Fern Qian, HR Administrator on [email protected]

To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter via Seek.

Applications close: 3rd March 2021 or when a suitable applicant is found.

Te Korowai Atawhai – Mercy Hospice (MH) is the provider of specialist palliative care services to tūroro and their whānau in the Auckland District Health Board area. Alongside a 13-bed inpatient unit, MH has a multi-disciplinary community team providing holistic, patient centred palliative care to approximately 1200 people from a diverse range of cultural backgrounds. MH is known for providing fabulous working conditions for staff, working collaboratively to seek the best outcomes for those with a life-limiting illness.

Te Korowai Atawhai – Mercy Hospice is committed to ensuring our care is equitable and delivered in a culturally responsive manner. We are looking to appoint to our well established Kaiatawahi role,  to join our wider Family Support team.

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Assist, coach and role model Mātauranga and Tikanga Māori with MH multi-disciplinary teams, patients and their whānau.
  • Proactively participating in the development and implementation of policies and protocols specific to the needs of Māori patients and their whānau.
  • Working closely with local iwi and hapu, primary health, social services and DHB, facilitating access to MH services for Māori patients and their whānau, on referral.
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with MH staff and volunteers, providing psychosocial/cultural support as required.
  • Proactively take the role of educator and mentor within Hospice ensuring the needs of Māori are strengthened to become a natural part of the culture and inform future service development

What we are looking for:

  • Hauora Māori Worker experience and/or relevant qualifications.
  • Confident with Te Reo and Mātauranga Māori.
  • An understanding of Te Ao Māori health perspectives, theories & models as well as those relating to grief and loss and end of life.
  • A proven communicator with a high level of interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Able to travel around Auckland area
  • A current full drivers license.

Support Mercy Hospice’s Mission of caring for those facing life-limiting illnesses in accordance with the philosophy, mission and values of Nga Whaea Atawhai o Aotearoa, the Sisters of Mercy

This position is a permanent part to part time position (0.8 FTE) working Monday to Friday.

For more information about the role, please email Fern Qian: [email protected] 

To apply, please visit the job page on Seek

Applications close 5th March 2021 or when a suitable applicant is found.

Mercy Hospice (MH) is the provider of specialist palliative care services to the people of the Auckland District Health Board area. MH has a 13-bed inpatient unit and a community nursing team providing patient centred palliative care to approximately 1200 people. MH is known for providing fabulous working conditions for staff.

An exciting leadership opportunity has become available for a Social and Community Service Manager, to lead our Family Support team.  This role will suit someone who has a genuine interest in providing social services to patients and their families/whanau and community outreach programmes.

This role is full time and requires a motivated, innovative and collaborative leader. This is a rewarding role that encompasses the leadership of a multidisciplinary clinical team.

As the Social & Community Service Manager you will:

  • Lead social and community care within Mercy Hospice, ensuring it is as an integral part of the Mercy Mission
  • Manage the work and day-to-day activities of a group of professional clinicians responsible for performing complex social work, counselling, occupational therapy and community services to patients and families
  • Fulfill a clinical role within the team, as or when required
  • Coordinate with the multidisciplinary team and community to provide appropriate support to patients and families.
  • Facilitate specific education sessions on social and community support as required

What we are looking for;

  • The capacity to work with people who have a life limiting illness and people who are grieving
  • A registered healthcare professional with current registration relevant to scope of practice
  • Professional willing and able to lead and manage a team, who has vision and integrity
  • A positive, compassionate and empathetic attitude

Support Mercy Hospice’s Mission of caring for people facing life-limiting illnesses in accordance with the philosophy, mission and values of the Sisters of Mercy

This position is a full time (1.0 FTE) position, working Monday to Friday.

If you would like to have an informal discussion about the role please contact Collette Parr-Owens, Clinical Services Manager 09-361-5966

For a copy of the position description email Fern Qian: [email protected] 

Applications close 15 February 2021 or when a suitable applicant is found