0800 211 3081

SOCIAL WORKER / COUNSELLOR

November 2021

Are you an enthusiastic Social Worker / Counsellor capable of providing the very best in individualised palliative care?

Hospice Southland is the Specialist Palliative Care provider for the region of Southland and Wakatipu Basin, and we are extremely passionate about the opportunity we have to provide the very best care for our patients and their families/whānau.

We are looking for a like-minded Social Worker / Counsellor with experience, preferably within a health-related setting, to join us on a permanent part-time basis to work 16 hours per week in the Wakatipu area.

You must be registered with a current annual practicing certificate from the NZ Social Workers Registration Board. You must also have been vaccinated against Covid-19 and be legally entitled to work in New Zealand.

While the position is based in Queenstown, you will be part of a supportive multidisciplinary team and share a passion to provide individualised care and support to our patients and their family/whānau to enable our Living Every Moment philosophy to be fully realised.

You will need to be versatile, providing both a social work and intervention service as well as supporting the patient and their family/whanau with counselling and bereavement support.

Your friendly, positive and helpful personality will allow you to professionally represent Hospice Southland’s values to our patients, their families, volunteers and colleagues who we interact and work with every day.

If you want to be part of our special team knowing you are making a real difference in your community and you have the skills and experience we are looking for please forward your cover letter, application form and an up-to-date CV to HR officer Susanne Walker by email at Susanne.walker@hospicesouthland.org,nz by 2 December 2021. As we will be reviewing applicants as they come in this vacancy may close prior to 2 December 2021.

  • A job description can be downloaded here.  A job application form can be downloaded here.

Should you require any further information please contact Ros Harrington (Allied Health Team Leader) on (03) 211 3081.

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand and must be able to produce evidence of their Covid-19 vaccination status.

 

PALLIATIVE CARE REGISTERED NURSES 

November 2021

Are you an enthusiastic Registered Nurse capable of providing the very best in individualised palliative care?

We are looking for two Registered Nurses to join our experienced and collaborative team based in Invercargill on a permanent basis. The positions will be 64 hours per fortnight (0.8 FTE) and 48 hours per fortnight (0.6 FTE), however this can be negotiated.

Hospice Southland is the Specialist Palliative Care provider for Southland and Wakatipu Basin, and we are extremely passionate about the opportunity we have to provide the very best care for our patients and their families.

We are looking for Registered Nurses who have a passion to provide individualised care to our patients to enable our Living Every Moment philosophy to be fully realised.

The successful applicants will need to be flexible and available to work in both our 6-bed, 24/7 Inpatient Unit and within our Community team caring for and supporting patients and their family/whānau in a multidisciplinary team environment. Our Inpatient Unit includes night and weekend shifts.

You will hold a current NZ Annual Practising certificate with a preferred minimum of five years experience and have an interest in working within a palliative care setting where your passion for delivering high quality care shines through.

Your friendly, positive and helpful personality will allow you to professionally represent Hospice Southland’s values to our patients, their families, volunteers and colleagues who we interact and work with every day.

If you want to be part of our special team knowing you are making a real difference in your community and you have the skills and experience we are looking for please forward your cover letter, a completed job application form (download here) and an up to date CV to Susanne.walker@hospicesouthland.org.nz.

A full job description can be downloaded here. Should you require any further information please contact John Cochrane, Acting Nursing Director, on (03) 211 3081.

Applications close Wednesday, 8 December 2021 at 5.00 pm.

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand and must be able to produce evidence of their Covid-19 vaccination status.