CAREERS

Kaitiaki

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.

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 centred palliative care to approximately 1200 people. MH is known for providing excellent working conditions for staff.   

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. 

You will also provide support and education to other members of a patient’s health care team including practice nurses, district nurses and aged residential care facilities.   

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 Renee Fletcher – [email protected]  

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

Applications close 23rd December 2020, or when a suitable applicant has been found. 

  • 18 months fixed term  
  • 0.8 FTE  

Improving people’s experience of care in the last few days and hours of life. 

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.  

We have a new opportunity to join our team as Last Days of Life Facilitator.  

This is a nursing role, responsible for implementation, administration, education, evaluation and sustainability of the care of those who are in their last days of life. 

In this role, you will aim to ensure a seamless care pathway across inpatient, homecare, aged residential care and acute hospital settings.  As a Registered Nurse, you will be responsible for improving the quality of nursing, and safeguarding high standards of care, for those who are in their last days of life.  

You will work on all aspects of end of life care, from the education & development of internal staff as well as our community colleagues of staff, to audits and research.   You will work collaboratively with specialist and primary providers of palliative care to ensure the highest standard of care is provided.  You will determine the learning needs of these providers and, in collaboration with our Learning & Development team, you will develop a flexible training programme to meet these needs. 

To be successful in this role, you will have a good insight into palliative care and acute care services.   You’ll be practicing as a Registered Nurse and have experience across several different clinical settings.  You’ll be comfortable delivering presentations and coaching. 

As well as this, you’ll have the ability to work autonomously, have a high level of initiative, integrity and trust and be comfortable working with a variety of people and cultures. 

For more information about the role, or for a copy of the position description, please email Fern Qian, HR Administrator, [email protected] 

Applications close 10 November 2020 or when a suitable applicant is found 

 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