Palliative Care Registered Nurse – Inpatient Unit   

0.8 – 0.9FTE (64-72 hours per fortnight)  – Rostered and Rotating

 

Te Omanga is more than just a hospice 

We offer a wonderful, purpose built, work environment where you will be a valued member of a dedicated and specialist Multi-Disciplinary Team.

We offer

  • Competitive remuneration supported by our SECA
  • Professional Development opportunities including a rostered non-clinical day every month
  • A supportive environment enhanced by acuity-based nurse-patient ratios, a wellness programme, and clinical supervision

Working at Te Omanga

Working at Te Omanga is about more than just a job. Working here you will be a part of a respected community organisation that makes a real difference for people at one of the most difficult times in their lives. We deliver specialist palliative care across a range of integrated services prioritising care in people’s homes. We provide support during a challenging times in people’s lives.

Our 8 bed in patient unit (IPU) is part of our service. It provides a holistic person centred approach to care.  Our care focuses on specialist palliative care symptom management, psychosocial support and end of life care. The IPU also provides 24 hour 7 days a week nursing and medical care.

Te Omanga is always evolving and growing to meet the needs of this community. Working here you will have the opportunity to take your nursing to the next level and be an active contributor to quality improvement and service development.

We have a strong commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion ensuring our entire community has the ability to access individualised Palliative Care in the manner that they require when they require it. It is this commitment to the uniqueness of each individual that underpins our holistic philosophy.

Our workforce is important to us. Te Omanga is a values-based organisation where we embrace:

Respect

  • Working within a strong multi-disciplined team
  • Person centred, family friendly management processes and practices
  • Clear managerial reporting lines with a horizontal approach to leadership within the team
  • Two way, open and transparent communication
  • Strong professional boundaries with an open mind to difference.
  • Nursing representation on all committees and quality initiatives

Partnership

  • Person centred, plus family/whanau, holistic care approach
  • The principles of Te Tiriti O Waitangi and Te Whare Tapa Wha are inherent to the palliative care approach
  • Equity focused Quality, People and Culture Strategy & Framework
  • Integrated Nursing services with Hospital, Aged Care and Primary Care
  • Nursing team supported by a skilled medical team and allied health services with access to Counsellors, Social Workers, OT, PT, Māori Liaison, Art Therapy, Music Therapy and Spiritual Care.
  • Safe nurse caseloads and patient ratios to allow time to deliver holistic care

Compassion

  • Te Omanga supports its clinical staff to deliver a holistic model of care for all.
  • Work closely with people from diverse cultural backgrounds ensuring equity for all.
  • Workforce centred people policies and processes – Clinical Supervision and EAP available.
  • Initiatives to support staff physical and emotional wellbeing.
  • Nurse patient ratios to support time to deliver holistic care.
  • Non task orientated nursing care that allows empathy and caring to take the lead.

Learning

  • Monthly non-clinical day for education, professional development, quality improvement
  • Free access to our internal education opportunities
  • An education allowance to attend external training.
  • Opportunities to attend conference nationally and internationally.
  • Professional clinical supervision
  • Actively supported PDRP.

Our values make Te Omanga a special place to work. A dedicated, dynamic service that still knows how to have fun and get the work done.

If you want to be part of our team, and a part of the future of Specialist Palliative Care for the Hutt Valley Community we want to hear from you.

Further information, including position description and application forms are available from:

recruitment@teomanga.org.nz

Applications close 8 February 2023

Any questions – just ask.

Palliative Care Registered Nurse – Community 

0.8 – 0.9FTE (64-72 hours per fortnight)

 

Te Omanga is more than just a hospice 

We offer a wonderful, purpose built, work environment where you will be a valued member of a dedicated and specialist Multi-Disciplinary Team.

We offer

  • Competitive remuneration supported by our SECA
  • Professional Development opportunities including a rostered non-clinical day every month
  • A supportive environment enhanced by acuity-based nurse-patient ratios, a wellness programme, and clinical supervision

Working at Te Omanga

Working at Te Omanga is about more than just a job. Working here you will be a part of a respected community organisation that makes a real difference for people at one of the most difficult times in their lives. We deliver specialist palliative care across a range of integrated services prioritising care in people’s homes. We provide support during a challenging times in people’s lives.

Our Community Nursing Team provides specialist palliative care support to people living at home with a life limiting illness. They provide an holistic person centred approach to care.  Using an integrated approach with primary care our nurses focus on specialist palliative care symptom management and support people to remain at home for as long as they are able. Our Community Nurses are an integral part of our multi discipline team (MDT) working closely with medical staff and our allied health partners.

Te Omanga is always evolving and growing to meet the needs of this community. Working here you will have the opportunity to take your nursing to the next level and be an active contributor to quality improvement and service development.

We have a strong commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion ensuring our entire community has the ability to access individualised Palliative Care in the manner that they require when they require it. It is this commitment to the uniqueness of each individual that underpins our holistic philosophy.

Our workforce is important to us. Te Omanga is a values-based organisation where we embrace:

Respect

  • Working within a strong multi-disciplined team
  • Person centred, family friendly management processes and practices
  • Clear managerial reporting lines with a horizontal approach to leadership within the team
  • Two way, open and transparent communication
  • Strong professional boundaries with an open mind to difference.
  • Nursing representation on all committees and quality initiatives

Partnership

  • Person centred, plus family/whanau, holistic care approach
  • The principles of Te Tiriti O Waitangi and Te Whare Tapa Wha are inherent to the palliative care approach
  • Equity focused Quality, People and Culture Strategy & Framework
  • Integrated Nursing services with Hospital, Aged Care and Primary Care
  • Nursing team supported by a skilled medical team and allied health services with access to Counsellors, Social Workers, OT, PT, Māori Liaison, Art Therapy, Music Therapy and Spiritual Care.
  • Safe nurse caseloads and patient ratios to allow time to deliver holistic care

Compassion

  • Te Omanga supports its clinical staff to deliver a holistic model of care for all.
  • Work closely with people from diverse cultural backgrounds ensuring equity for all.
  • Workforce centred people policies and processes – Clinical Supervision and EAP available.
  • Initiatives to support staff physical and emotional wellbeing.
  • Nurse patient ratios to support time to deliver holistic care.
  • Non task orientated nursing care that allows empathy and caring to take the lead.

Learning

  • Monthly non-clinical day for education, professional development, quality improvement
  • Free access to our internal education opportunities
  • An education allowance to attend external training.
  • Opportunities to attend conference nationally and internationally.
  • Professional clinical supervision
  • Actively supported PDRP.

Our values make Te Omanga a special place to work. A dedicated, dynamic service that still knows how to have fun and get the work done.

If you want to be part of our team, and a part of the future of Specialist Palliative Care for the Hutt Valley Community we want to hear from you.

Further information, including position description and application forms are available from:

recruitment@teomanga.org.nz

Applications close 9 February 2023

Any questions – just ask.

Clinical Nurse Educator (CNE) – Inpatient Unit (IPU) & Community

Full time (40 hours per week)

 

Te Omanga is more than just a hospice. 

We offer a wonderful, purpose built, work environment where you will be a valued member of a dedicated and specialist Multi-Disciplinary Team. Our Clinical Nurse Educator is a senior nurse role that provides education to our team of nurses working in the community and our eight bed IPU. In this role you will identify, lead, and provide specialty, evidence based palliative care education. It will require you to have extensive post graduate palliative care knowledge and experience.

We offer:

  • Competitive remuneration supported by our SECA
  • Professional Development opportunities including a rostered non-clinical day every month
  • A supportive environment enhanced by our wellness programme, flexible working hours and clinical supervision

Working at Te Omanga

Working at Te Omanga is about more than just a job. Your role will be interesting and diverse. It will include support for individuals to achieve their nursing professional development and recognition programme (PDRP), orientation for new team members and assistance with professional development plans. Identification of education needs, and development of resources will be important, along with support for the implementation of quality and change management initiatives.

We strongly believe in partnership and learning. Our wider hospice team of support services, education and clinical multidisciplinary team will provide resources and support to help you succeed. Working here you will have the opportunity to take your nursing to the next level and be an active contributor to quality improvement and service development.

Te Omanga is always evolving and growing to meet the needs of this community. Working here you will be a part of a respected community organisation that makes a real difference for people at one of the most difficult times in their lives.

We have a strong commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion ensuring our entire community can access individualised Palliative Care in the manner that they require when they require it. It is this commitment to the uniqueness of everyone that underpins our holistic philosophy.

Our workforce is important to us. Te Omanga is a values-based organisation where we embrace:

Respect

  • Working within a strong multi-disciplined team
  • Person centred, family friendly management processes and practices
  • Clear managerial reporting lines with a horizontal approach to leadership within the team
  • Two way, open and transparent communication
  • Strong professional boundaries with an open mind to difference.
  • Nursing representation on all committees and quality initiatives

Partnership

  • Person centred, plus family/whanau, holistic care approach
  • The principles of Te Tiriti O Waitangi and Te Whare Tapa Wha are inherent to the palliative care approach
  • Equity focused Quality, People and Culture strategy & Framework
  • Integrated Nursing services with Hospital, Aged Care and Primary Care
  • Nursing team supported by a skilled medical team and allied health services with access to Counsellors, Social Workers, OT, PT, Māori Liaison, Art Therapy, Music Therapy and Spiritual Care.
  • Safe nurse caseloads and patient ratios to allow time to deliver holistic care

Compassion

  • Te Omanga supports its clinical staff to deliver a holistic model of care for all.
  • Work closely with people from diverse cultural backgrounds ensuring equity for all.
  • Workforce centred people policies and processes – Clinical Supervision and EAP available.
  • Initiatives to support staff physical and emotional wellbeing.
  • Nurse patient ratios to support time to deliver holistic care.
  • Non task orientated nursing care that allows empathy and caring to take the lead.

Learning

  • Monthly non-clinical day for education, profession development, quality improvement.
  • Free access to our internal education opportunities.
  • An education allowance to attend external training.
  • Opportunities to attend conference nationally and internationally.
  • Professional clinical supervision.
  • Actively supported PDRP.

Our values make Te Omanga a special place to work. A dedicated, dynamic service that still knows how to have fun and get the work done.

If you want to be part of our team, and a part of the future of Specialist Palliative Care for the Hutt Valley Community we want to hear from you.

Further information, including position description and application forms are available from:

recruitment@teomanga.org.nz

Applications close on 9 February 2023.

Any questions – just ask.

Te Omanga Hospice

Palliative Care Facilitator Aged Care 

0.8 FTE (32 hours per week)

Te Omanga Hospice provides palliative care through an interdisciplinary team of specialist doctors, nurses, therapists and specially trained volunteers to those living with a terminal or life limiting illness in the Hutt Valley.

We have a well-established aged care team that supports aged residential care (ARC) facilities in the Hutt Valley in their provision of quality palliative care. The focus of the team is on empowerment of ARC care teams, developing and building on collaborative working relationships.

We are looking for an experienced Registered Nurse to join the team as a Palliative Care Facilitator for 32 hours per week.

The key candidate would be a Registered Nurse with at least 5 years post registration experience and a keen interest in palliative care and aged care. The successful applicant will have opportunities to learn, and room to develop their vision for palliative care in the aged care setting. The role has autonomy and flexibility, with strong support from the wider hospice MDT team. Key to this role is confidence in clinical skills (particularly palliative care), an interest in teaching and mentoring, and the ability to work with patients and families across a variety of settings, with a holistic approach.

Working for Te Omanga 

We offer:

  • Competitive remuneration supported by our SECA
  • Professional Development opportunities including a rostered non-clinical day every month, support for post grad study .
  • A supportive environment enhanced by a wellness programme, flexible working hours and regular clinical supervision.

Te Omanga is a values-based organisation where we embrace:

Respect

  • Commitment to working alongside primary providers of palliative care.
  • Commitment to respecting aged care as a speciality, and openness to mutual learning.
  • Person centred, family friendly management processes and practices.
  • Strong professional boundaries with an open mind to difference.
  • Working within a strong multi-disciplined team at Te Omanga
  • Clear managerial reporting lines with a horizontal approach to leadership within teams
  • Two way, open and transparent communication

Partnership

  • Commitment to working in partnership with primary providers of palliative care.
  • Person centred, plus family/whanau, holistic care approach.
  • The principles of Te Tiriti O Waitangi and Te Whare Tapa Wha are inherent to the palliative care approach.
  • Integrated Nursing services with Hospital, Aged Care and Primary Care
  • ARC Nursing team supported by a skilled medical team and allied health services with access to Counsellors, Social Workers, OT, PT, Māori Liaison, Art Therapy, Music Therapy and Spiritual Care.

 

Compassion

  • Te Omanga supports its clinical staff to deliver a holistic model of care for all.
  • Work closely with people from diverse cultural backgrounds ensuring equity for all.
  • Workforce centred people policies and processes – Clinical Supervision and EAP available.
  • Initiatives to support staff physical and emotional wellbeing.

Learning

  • Monthly non-clinical day for education, profession development, quality improvement.
  • Opportunities to attend conference nationally and internationally.
  • Professional clinical supervision.
  • Actively supported PDRP.
  • Free access to our internal education opportunities.
  • Encouragement and access to funding to achieve Post graduate qualification in Palliative Care.
  • An education allowance to attend external training.

Our values make Te Omanga a special organisation to work for.

A dedicated, dynamic service that still knows how to have fun and get the work done.

If you want to be part of our team, and a part of the future of Palliative Care in Aged Care in the Hutt Valley, we want to hear from you.

Further information, including position description and application forms are available from:

recruitment@teomanga.org.nz

Applications close on Friday 17th February 2022

Retail Manager 

Te Omanga Hospice is a charitable trust that provides free specialist palliative care to those living with a terminal or life-limiting illness in the Hutt Valley.   Our retail shops raise funds to support the operations of the Hospice.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Retail Manager in our new furniture shop opening in late February in central Lower Hutt.

We are looking for an experienced retail person that has the following skills and experience:

  • Customer focus with a “can-do” attitude
  • Organised with an eye for detail
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Ability to lead and motivate their team of staff and volunteers, and achieve budgeted sales
  • Self-motivated and driven
  • Available to work rostered weekends
  • Has a passion for the work they do

If this sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you.

Please email recruitment@teomanga.org.nz for an application pack.

Applications close on Friday 10 February 2023

We currently have the following volunteer positions available: 

Truck Assistants & Drivers
We are looking for fit and able Truck Assistants who enjoy being out and about in the community to help pick up and deliver donated goods.  Drivers are needed for Upper Hutt – will need a clean Drivers Licence.  These are rostered positions based in Lower Hutt or Upper Hutt. Various shifts available. If you are interested please contact Rachel on 04 974 8121 or email volunteers@teomanga.org.nz.

Retail Volunteers
We are needing volunteers for various shifts in both our shops in Upper Hutt, Lower Hutt, Petone, Wainuiomata and our newest shop in Seaview. If you have a passion for retail, enjoy assisting people and would like to join our friendly retail team then please contact Rachel on 04 974 8121  or email volunteers@teomanga.org.nz.

Kitchen helpers
We are looking for volunteers to assist with the preparation of nutritional appetising meals for patients in the inpatient unit and provide back up for the kitchen supervisor. Weekly shifts are available from either 8:30am-11am or 11am-1:30pm or as negotiated with the supervisor. Evening and weekend volunteers prepare and serve light meals to patients – this is a solo role.

Housekeepers
We are needing volunteers to work with a happy team to clean the inpatient unit daily, in a manner not intrusive to the patients and families in the hospice. Rostered one morning a week between the hours of 9am-11am.

To find out more about volunteering at Te Omanga click here