Counsellor

North Shore

Part Time

Family Support Services

About Us

Harbour Hospice provides specialist palliative care services to patients and families living on the Hibiscus Coast, on the North Shore and in the Warkworth and Wellsford communities. We operate from three main sites at Red Beach, Takapuna and Warkworth. We are a values based organisation and take pride in working with and caring for people in our communities.

About the Role

We are looking for an experienced counsellor, psychologist or psychotherapist to join our Family Support team at our Hospice based on the North Shore.

The primary responsibility of this role will be to provide counselling support to patients, carers and families both in the Hospice inpatient unit, and also in the community.

The role is also responsible for:

  • Planning and facilitating support groups for patients, carers and families.
  • Contributing to training of both staff and other people within the community.

About You

Ideally you will have have previous counselling experience within palliative care (or with loss and grief) and be able to embrace a holistic approach to patients and family’s needs. The role will include supporting people with a life limiting illness and their families through some of the challenges they face. It will also involves supporting family/ whanau after their loved one has died. You will also have:

  • Counselling degree or post graduate certificate or diploma
  • Current NZAC annual practicing certificate
  • Flexibility to work collaboratively
  • Ability to draw on evidence-based practice and literature

How to Apply

E-mail your CV & cover letter with your reason for applying to Jayne Rice Jayne.Rice@harbourhospice.org.nz. For a more information about the role call Jayne Rice, Recruitment Specialist on 0212 800 323

To find out more or to have a chat about any of our advertised roles, please contact our HR team on hr@harbourhospice.org.nz or call 09 486 1688