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 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 experience from a range of backgrounds.  

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

Registered Nurses for Palliative Care nursing roles in New Plymouth

Inpatient/Community rotation

0.8FTE and 0.6FTE positions

Hospice Taranaki is seeking nurses to join our palliative care team.  We invite applications from registered nurses looking for 0.6 FTE (3 days per week) and 0.8 FTE (4 days per week) positions. The roles are based at Te Rangimarie Hospice inpatient unit for the initial orientation and familiarisation with palliative care work. At an appropriate time, these nurses will also become part of the community care rotation program. There will be some flexibility with these roles, and we encourage you to contact us to discuss further.

The roles involve shift work and on-call once working in the community.   The nurses will be supported with access to professional development programs, leadership, and mentoring with a focus on excellence in the delivery of care services.

Working for a well-respected community healthcare provider in Taranaki provides the opportunity for job satisfaction and the development of new skills and knowledge.

Previous experience working in a palliative care setting would be an advantage but not essential as full training will be provided.  Empathy and compassion are requirements of the roles.   If you are an RN looking for a change, have excellent communication skills, a commitment to high standards of care and wish to be part of positive work culture, we want to hear from you.

Applicants need to be NZ-based at the time of application and eligible to work in NZ. Email vacancy@hospicetaranaki.org.nz quoting RNIPU 09.21 to receive an information and application pack. All completed applications will need to be received by Sunday 17th October 2021 – please be clear in your application which role you are applying for.

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HospiceShop Assistant - HospiceShop Westown

The successful applicant will work across all operations of the HospiceShop with the support of a team of employed staff and volunteers around them.

This role will be full time permanent at five days per week, Tuesday to Saturday 20 hours per week.

Tuesday to Friday 8 am - midday and Saturday 9 am - 1 pm

The ideal candidate will join us with the following skills:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience working in a retail setting
  • Experience in working with teams of volunteers
  • Able to work independently as well as be an active team member
  • Confidence with change and growth
  • Ability to operate in a fast paced role within a close knit team

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Working in our Homewares department
  • Unpacking, cleaning and displaying stock
  • Maintaining stock levels on the shop floor
  • Ensuring quality presentation

We offer you:

  • A collaborative and inclusive work culture with a focus on people's wellbeing
  • A warm, welcoming and fun team environment
  • Supportive and approachable management

To apply for this position, you must email: vacancy@hospicetaranaki.org.nz to request an application pack (this will also include the job description).  

Please be clear that you are applying for the position of HospiceShop Assistant Tuesday - Saturday.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 3rd October 2021. 

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HospiceShop Assistant - Westown Tuesday to Friday (20 hours per week)

The successful applicant will work across all operations of the Westown HospiceShop with the support of a team of employed staff and volunteers around them.

This role is 20 hours per week, Tuesday to Friday 8.30 am - 2.00 pm

The ideal candidate will join us with the following skills:

  • Full car drivers licence
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience working in a retail setting
  • Experience working with teams of volunteers
  • Able to work independently as well as be an active team member
  • Confidence with change and growth
  • Ability to operate in a fast paced role within a close-knit team

Duties will include and are not limited to:

  • Truck driving
  • Lifting and moving heavy furniture and boxes
  • Customer service
  • Cashier work

We offer you:

  • A collaborative and inclusive work culture with a focus on people's wellbeing
  • A warm, welcoming and fun team environment
  • Supportive and approachable management

To apply for this position, you must email vacancy@hospicetaranaki.org.nz to request an application pack (this will also include the job description)

Please be clear that you are applying for the position of HospiceShop Assistant Tuesday - Friday.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 3rd October 2021.

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Registered Nurse Vacancies – Casual Duties

Te Rangimarie Hospice

Opportunities are available for registered nurses interested in working casual duties at our inpatient – Te Rangimarie Hospice in New Plymouth. The positions include working all duties including weekends and on-call duties when working in the community. Hospice Taranaki offers an excellent orientation programme with ongoing professional development opportunities for the right candidate. Palliative care training and experience would be an advantage for this role.

If as a registered nurse, you have excellent communication and nursing skills, a commitment to a high standard of nursing care, empathy and can work independently and as part of a team, then we would like to hear from you.

Application details:

· Completion of Hospice Taranaki job application forms

· Cover letter and current CV including practising certificate and driver’s license

· Evidence of NZ citizenship and work visa if appropriate ·

Apply to: heather.koch@hospicetaranaki.org.nz

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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

Call us 24/7 at 06 753 7830