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New job opportunity - Allied Health Team Leader

Are you an allied health clinician with experience in a palliative or similar setting? Do you have experience in counselling preferably in the field of grief and loss? Do you also have experience in leading a clinical team?

This role combines clinical work of counselling support with a leadership role, providing direction and support to the allied health team at Hospice Southland in providing a compassionate, supportive service to our patients and family members.

If you are passionate about providing exceptional patient and family centred support; have experience in providing loss, grief and bereavement support; are highly organised, and have experience leading a team of committed health professionals, then we want to hear from you.

We are seeking someone with these skills, who has experience in providing leadership, knowledge and direction to the health professionals within an Allied Health team, and is supported by an appropriate qualification in Counselling, Social Work or equivalent.

At Hospice Southland we are privileged to have the opportunity make a very real difference in the lives of Southlanders living with a terminal illness.  We do this thanks to the incredible support we receive from the Southland Community. 

Please click here to view the job description.

Applications close at 4.00pm on Monday 14th May 2018. CV and cover letter should be forwarded to  Denise van Aalst at denise.vanaalst@hospicesouthland.org.nz

 

Nursing Team Leader

Are you an enthusiastic clinician leader capable of inspiring teams to provide the very best in individualised care?  Looking for an enviable lifestyle in a spectacularly beautiful part of the world?

A new permanent opportunity has arisen for a Nursing Team Leader to join our dedicated team working 32 – 40 hours per week.   With your proven leadership skills and qualified nursing background you will be responsible for the delivery of high quality specialist palliative care for Hospice Southland patients and their families.

By being motivated and organised you will deliver high level operational support in the day to day running of the IPU and community teams and actively participate in the development and implementation of the all service delivery policy and procedures.  In addition to your management responsibilities this is a unique and exciting position where you will also have a clinical role in triage and by working alongside our teams.

Highly motivated you will have the drive and energy that delivers on strategies and leads positive change whilst focused on quality and strengthening patient services.  Passionate about developing people you will also be involved in clinical education, mentoring, coaching and career progression planning for our exceptional nursing colleagues to contribute to the continued growth and development of the palliative care nursing team.

Hospice Southland is the only Palliative Care Specialist Provider for the region of Southland and we are extremely passionate about the opportunity we have to provide the very best care for our patients and their families.   We take huge pride from the strong community support we receive which ensures we are empowered to bring this reality.

For those who are not in the know Invercargill is the capital of Southland which boasts multiple leisure opportunities as well as excellent educational and sporting facilities.  In Southland you will be able to live in a community dedicated to excellence in family focused lifestyle.  Access to world class outdoors environment is second to none for those keen to experience nature at its best, be it world heritage walks or globally recognised brown trout fisheries, the wineries of Central Otago or the ski fields in Queenstown, there is something for everyone.  This is a lifestyle opportunity not to be missed.

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 apply direct using the apply link below or forward your cover letter, including salary expectations and up to date CV to Tracy Mitchell on TracyM@hospicesouthland.org.nz before 14th May 2018.

A copy of the job description can be found here.

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand.

 

New Job Opportunity - Registered Nurse – Casual Position

We have a team of motivated and passionate registered and enrolled nurses working in our In-Patient Unit. We are seeking a Registered Nurse who has experience in palliative care, oncology or district nursing to join the team on as a casual basis.

This role covers all shifts, all days of the week.

Applicants must be registered as a RN with the Nursing Council of New Zealand,  hold a current Annual Practising Certificate and a minimum of three years nursing experience is required.

As these are casual positions you could expect ad hoc shifts (covering leave and illness), with some forward planning and scheduling available.

We look forward to receiving your application if you believe that you have the experience and skills we're seeking.

At Hospice Southland we are privileged to have the opportunity make a very real difference in the lives of Southlanders living with a terminal illness.  We do this thanks to the incredible support we receive from the Southland Community.

 

Click here to view the job description.

CV and cover letter should be forwarded to  Denise van Aalst at denise.vanaalst@hospicesouthland.org.nz