Community Registered Nurse - Palliative Care | Christchurch_NewZealand

  • Monday to Friday, no weekends or public holidays
  • Christchurch based, working across the community
  • Comprehensive training & induction, ongoing professional dvpt opportunities

Holistic & autonomous community based role. Work with palliative patients & their families - assessing needs, DN tasks, symptom mgmt, end of life care

About the organisation
This nationwide organisation is a leading provider of home based healthcare and support. They support people to remain active, safe and independent in their own homes and community.
About the role
Based on the restorative model of care your goal as a community nurse is to work holistically alongside the people you support and their families; encouraging the highest level of independence possible.
  • Based in the Community Palliative Care team managing a caseload
  • Providing symptom management and end-of-life care for community-based patients. This includes a mix of home based assessment (assessing needs and setting up cares for support workers) and hands on clinical district nursing tasks (wounds, tunnel drains, syringe drivers)
  • Patients have a wide range of diagnoses and are at different stages of their disease trajectory.
  • Working alongside other members of the professional team
  • Delivering holistic care to patients and their families.
  • Monday to Friday 8am – 4.30pm (flexible). No weekends or public holidays
About you
This position is ideal for a Registered Nurse with current APC and at least 2-3 years of nursing experience, preferably experienced in palliative care, long term conditions, aged residential care or medical nursing. In addition:
  • A wonderful communicator – able to develop trust and relationships easily – with clients, family members, key referrer organisations and colleagues
  • You’ll enjoy autonomy and working independently but naturally want to contribute to the team and work closely with others
  • Adaptable and flexible. Whilst the days and hours are set, you’ll find that no two days are the same
  • Well organised with excellent time management skills, yet able to change priorities and adapt the schedule with ease
  • Technically savvy - you'll be working online and offline remotely with laptop and phone while on the go
  • Full Driver’s License
What’s in it for you?
  • Stable hours
  • Hourly rate plus use of a vehicle for work use (including getting to and from work – a real benefit if you live rurally)
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Structured and comprehensive training and induction
Apply online now or call me to discuss this opportunity confidentially and in more detail - Jeanette Rendle, Director on 027 705 7079.


Category: Nursing

Location: Christchurch_NewZealand

Work Type: Full-Time

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