Senior Nurse – Palliative Care Facilitator – Primary Care

0.8 – 1FTE (32 – 40 hours per week)

Te Omanga is more than just a hospice. 

We are looking for an experienced Registered Nurse to join the team as a Palliative Care Facilitator. This is a senior nurse position that requires specialist palliative care knowledge and experience working in the community.

The role has autonomy and flexibility, with strong support from the wider hospice multi-disciplinary team. Key to this role is the ability to build relationships with our primary care partners. Other essential attributes include confidence in specialist palliative care knowledge, an interest in educating, and the ability to apply a holistic approach when working with patients and families in the community.

We have a well-established integrated care team that supports our primary care partners in the Hutt Valley to provide quality palliative care. The focus of the Palliative Care Facilitator – Primary Care team is empowerment of primary care providers through collaborative working relationships.

Working at Te Omanga

Our workforce is important us, therefore we offer:

  • Remuneration aligned with Te Whatu Ora pay scales, supported by our SECA.
  • Professional Development opportunities including rostered non-clinical days, funded external and internal education and opportunity to attend conferences.
  • A supportive environment enhanced by our wellness programme, flexible working hours and funded clinical supervision.

To help you succeed we will provide support from our interdisciplinary hospice team. We live our values by our collaborative, respectful working environment which nurtures curiosity and learning. Working here you are encouraged to be an active contributor to quality improvement and service development.

We have a strong commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. Our purpose is to provide or facilitate palliative care to our community in the manner that they require when they require it. It is this commitment to the uniqueness of everyone that underpins our holistic philosophy.

Joining our Te Omanga Hospice whānau will make you part of a respected community organisation that makes a real difference for people at one of the most difficult times in their lives.

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 it 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 Monday 5 June 2023.

Any questions – just ask.

30 to 40 hours per week (negotiable)

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

  • Professional Development opportunities 
  • Close collaboration with Physiotherapist and MDT
  • A supportive environment enhanced by acuity-based case load, 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 are there at the more challenging times of their illness trajectory. Supporting this is our 8-bed inpatient unit which provides nursing, medical, Allied Health and Family Support oversight during acute palliative care episodes.

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.

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

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 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.
  • Occupational Therapy representation on Health & Safety committee 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 focussed Quality, People and Culture strategy & Framework
  • Integrated Occupational Therapy services with Hospital and Primary Care
  • Working in the hospice inpatient unit and community setting.
  • Providing education to colleagues and community partners.
  • Occupational Therapist supported by skilled allied health and therapies team, which includes physiotherapist, counsellors, social workers, Māori Liaison, Art Therapy, Music Therapy and Spiritual Care, as well as medical and nursing teams, and equipment store coordinator.
  • Safe Occupational Therapist caseloads and patient ratios to allow time to deliver holistic care

Compassion

  • Te Omanga supports it 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 Family Support team education for professional development
  • Free access to our internal education opportunities
  • An education allowance to attend external training.
  • Opportunities to attend conference nationally and internationally
  • Hospice Occupational Therapist network
  • Professional clinical supervision

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. You will have the opportunity to provide positive and proactive occupational therapy and manage complex cases in close collaboration with Physiotherapist and other clinical staff to promote a seamless service for the patient’s care.  Our enablement/rehabilitation approach to care supports identifying potentials for enhanced quality of life, adjustment, maintenance of identity and dying well

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

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

recruitment@teomanga.org.nz

Any questions please ask 

Occupational Therapy hours as required to cover staff leave and periods of heavy workload.

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

  • An opportunity to work with Palliative CarE
  • Close collaboration with Physiotherapist and MDT
  • A supportive environment enhanced by acuity-based case load, 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 are there at the more challenging times of their illness trajectory. Supporting this is our 8-bed inpatient unit which provides nursing, medical, Allied Health and Family Support oversight during acute palliative care episodes.

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.

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

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 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.

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 focussed Quality, People and Culture strategy & Framework
  • Integrated Occupational Therapy services with Hospital and Primary Care
  • Working in the hospice inpatient unit and community setting.
  • Occupational Therapist supported by skilled allied health and therapies team, which includes physiotherapist, counsellors, social workers, Māori Liaison, Art Therapy, Music Therapy and Spiritual Care, as well as medical and nursing teams, and equipment store coordinator.
  • Safe Occupational Therapist caseloads and patient ratios to allow time to deliver holistic care.

Compassion

  • Te Omanga supports it 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

  • Free access to our internal education opportunities
  • Professional clinical supervision

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. You will have the opportunity to provide positive and proactive occupational therapy and manage complex cases in close collaboration with physiotherapist and other clinical staff to promote a seamless service for the patient’s care. Our enablement/rehabilitation approach to care supports identifying potentials for enhanced quality of life, adjustment, maintenance of identity and dying well.

If you want to support our team through a casual role and be part of the future of Specialist Palliative Care for the Hutt Valley Community, then let us hear from you.

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

recruitment@teomanga.org.nz

Any questions – just ask.

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

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

Any questions – just ask.

We currently have the following volunteer positions available: 

Van & Truck: Assistants & Drivers
We are looking for fit and able Van and Truck Drivers and Assistants who enjoy being out and about in the community to help pick up and deliver donated goods.  Van drivers are currently needed for Upper Hutt – you will need a clean Drivers Licence.  These are rostered positions, with various shifts available. If you are interested, please contact Elina, on 022 490 0144 or email volunteers@teomanga.org.nz.

Retail Volunteers
We are needing volunteers for various shifts in our Upper Hutt, Lower Hutt, Petone and Wainuiomata shops. 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