Careers At Lake Taupō Hospice

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HOSPICE SUPPORT WORKER – CASUAL PART-TIME with potential for Permanent

Patient care

HOSPICE SUPPORT WORKER – CASUAL PART-TIME with potential for Permanent

Our patients/whanau need you…

Our Clinical Team provides specialist community palliative care to patients and their family/whanau in their home.  We want to provide the best services for our patients and are now expanding our workforce to include support workers who are able to provide more personal cares as part of our local charitable service. This role requires an individual who is absolutely passionate about helping people, has the ability to work autonomously and as part of an interdisciplinary team, and a person who has emotional maturity and resilience.

We encourage you to apply for this role if you have:

  • A willingness to learn
  • A genuine interest in people and the ability to provide personal cares and support to vulnerable patients in a respectful, kind and compassionate manner
  • Integrity, reliability and a selfless ability to care for others
  • Proven ability to effectively liaise with other health professionals and multi-disciplinary teams
  • Experience working within a multi-cultural environment with particular appreciation of tikanga Maori and the importance of whanau involvement in the delivery of Palliative Care.
  • Full, clean drivers license
  • Fully vaccinated

 

About us

We deliver high quality, excellent palliative care for the Taupo/Turangi Community. Lake Taupo Hospice provides care and support for anyone living with a life-limiting condition. We care for families and friends as well, both before and after death.

We have a strong focus on employee wellbeing and flexibility. We provide regular training opportunities and a strong supportive team.

The majority of people receiving support are cared for in their own homes. Our goal is to help people make the most of their lives; to live every moment in whatever way is important to them.

This role offers the opportunity to work within a supportive multi-disciplinary team in a professional service that continues to develop and grow, and the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of patients and their families.

Lake Taupo Hospice values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities.

For more information about this position, or to request a copy of the job description, please contact Debra Ridgway on 07-377-4252 or email finance@laketaupohospice.co.nz

If this sounds like a role for you, please apply now. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity!

Apply

REGISTERED NURSE - CASUAL or PERMANENT

Patient Care

REGISTERED NURSE – CASUAL or PERMANENT

Why we need you…

Our Clinical Team provides specialist community palliative care to patients and their family/whanau in their home, working closely with the GPs and residential care facilities in and around Taupo/Turangi. This role requires an individual who has the ability to work autonomously and as part of an interdisciplinary team, and a person who has emotional maturity and resilience.

We encourage you to apply for this role if you have:

  • A current New Zealand Practicing Certificate as a registered nurse
  • Three years post-graduation experience
  • Experience in completing full, comprehensive assessments
  • Palliative Care experience, and relevant post-graduate qualifications would also be an advantage
  • Proven ability to effectively liaise with other health professionals and multi-disciplinary teams
  • Experience working within a multi-cultural environment with particular appreciation of tikanga Maori and the importance of whanau involvement in the delivery of Palliative Care.
  • Full, clean drivers licence
  • A genuine interest in people and an ability to work within an understanding compassionate environment.

 

About us

We deliver high quality, excellent palliative care for the Taupo/Turangi Community. Lake Taupo Hospice provides care and support for anyone living with a life-limiting illness. We care for whanau/families and friends as well, both before and after death.

We have a strong focus on employee wellbeing and flexibility. We provide continuous learning and professional development opportunities. You will be mentored in the role and have access to monthly professional clinical supervision.

The majority of people receiving support are cared for in their own homes. Our goal is to help people make the most of their lives; to live every moment in whatever way is important to them.

This role offers the opportunity to work within a supportive multi-disciplinary team in a professional service that continues to develop and grow, and the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of patients and their families.

Lake Taupo Hospice values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities.

For more information about this position, or to request a copy of the job description, please contact Debra Ridgway on 07-377-4252 or email finance@laketaupohospice.co.nz

If this sounds like a role for you, please apply now. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity!

Apply

Therapeutic Massage Therapist - Independent Contractor

Patient Care

Therapeutic Massage Therapist – Independent Contractor

Why we need you…

Our team provides specialist community palliative care to patients and their family/whanau in their home, in and around Taupo/Turangi.  One of the services that we provide that is most appreciated by our patients is that of therapeutic massage.  This role requires an individual who has the ability to work autonomously and as part of an interdisciplinary team, and a person who has emotional maturity and resilience.

We encourage you to apply for this role if you have:

  • Current massage therapy certification
  • Five or more years experience in therapeutic and other types of massage
  • Experience in running your own business
  • Palliative Care or working in a health care environment would also be an advantage
  • Proven ability to effectively liaise with other health professionals and multi-disciplinary teams
  • Experience working within a multi-cultural environment with particular appreciation of tikanga Maori.
  • Full, clean drivers licence
  • A genuine interest in people and an ability to work within an understanding compassionate environment.

About us

We deliver high quality, excellent palliative care for the Taupo/Turangi Community. Lake Taupo Hospice provides care and support for anyone living with a life-limiting. We care for families and friends as well, both before and after death.

We have a strong focus on contractor wellbeing and flexibility. We provide a lovely environment from which to operate and are flexible in considering a trade for services if you wish to use the space for your own patients.  We require you to operate both on the premises and travel as the majority of people receiving our support are cared for in their own homes. Our goal is to help people make the most of their lives; to live every moment in whatever way is important to them.

Lake Taupo Hospice values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities.

For more information about this position, or to request a copy of the position description, please contact Debra Ridgway on 07-377-4252 or email finance@laketaupohospice.co.nz

If this sounds like the place for you, please apply now. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity!

Apply