Become part of a team that really makes a difference in the lives of our patients and their families/whanau

Our people believe in living life to the full, having pride and passion in our work, having fun, sharing the load and making small but important differences in the lives of others. As an employer/organisation of choice we support our people to develop and grow, contribute to the top of their skill set and abilities, become leaders in ways big and small and to rise to the challenge of our work to improve patient and family experience. We offer terms and conditions that respect and value skill whilst operating within our means and we have an environment that is underpinned by a can-do and collaborative culture that is pro-diversity and innovative in practice.

To deliver to our purpose takes a range of skills from a range of backgrounds.  

If you share our commitment and have skill to offer, look to see if we have a vacancy for you..


Team Leader - HospiceShop Waitara

The role is to provide support to the HospiceShop Watara Mnager for daily management of the retail store.

The ideal person will have retail experience, abilities with Microsoft office and good confident communication skills.

The role will require the successful applicant to foster a positive environment with active leadership and support for volunteers so that they feel they are valued members of the organisation.

The chosen applicant will provide effective and efficient services to members of the public and other HospiceShop staff through use of approved systems and policies.

During times of the HospiceShop Manager's absence, the chosen applicant will fill the role as the acting store manager.

To apply for this newly created role, please send your CV with a covering letter to:  Jessica Sinclair, North Group Retail Manager, P O Box 5122, New Plymouth 4343 or email:

Applications must be received by Sunday 18 April 2021.

Hospice Palliative Care Registered Nurse Inpatient/Community Rotation

(not a current vacancy, however if this position with Hospice is what you are looking for, then please complete the application pack and forward to Heather with a covering message)

If you are a Registered Nurse, have a desire to work with hospice palliative care, then this is an opportunity to join an outstanding team where you can make a real difference for people living with a terminal illness. The successful applicant will work on a rotational basis within Te Rangimarie Hospice the the community setting within New Plymouth.

Palliative Care training and experience would be an advantage, although full training will be provided on appointment. This position includes night and weekend work as part of the roster the community rotation also includes on-call.

We offer an excellent orientation programme with ongoing professional development opportunities. We also offer regular professional supervision, and a supportive and friendly workplace, with a team dedicated to helping people make the most of life.

You will need:

  • excellent communication, time management and organisational skills
  • to be a NZ resident at the time of application and hold all relevant work visa(s)
  • Have a current full drivers licence.  

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to email Heather Koch 

Application pack includes:  Job Description   Application form (please be clear which position you are applying for)  Police Vetting Form   Health Questionnaire along with your CV and covering letter.

Send to: Heather Koch, Clinical Services Director, Hospice Taranaki Inc, PO Box 5122, New Plymouth 4343  OR e:

You matter because you are you and you matter to the end of your life.
We will do all we can, not only to help you die peacefully, but also to live until you die.
(Dame Cicely Saunders - founder of the modern palliative care movement)

Hospice Taranaki

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