Clinical Educator - Volunteers

Harbour Hospice

Part Time

Education

About Us

Harbour Hospice is the specialist, palliative care provider for families living in the Hibiscus Coast, North Shore and Warkworth / Wellsford communities. We provide compassionate, free care working primarily with patients, families and carers in their homes and within our three hospice sites. Our bespoke services include medical care, spiritual support, physiotherapy, social activities and more. In 2018 our hospice sites in Warkworth/Wellsford, Hibiscus & North Shore were brought together under the Harbour Hospice brand. By combining these three areas we are better able to meet the needs of our growing population, and continue to improve, share skills, expertise and extend the services we provide.

Volunteer Clinical Educator: 0.4 FTE

Location: Based at Red Beach, work across three sites and externally

About the Role

This brand-new role has been created to provide Clinical Education support to our amazing team of Patient Facing Volunteers across Harbour Hospice as well as supporting our Education Team in delivering training to Hospice Staff and external providers.

Responsibilities include;

  • Working with our Clinical staff across Harbour Hospice to identify training needs for Patient Facing Volunteers
  • Creating, scheduling, promoting and the delivery of training sessions to Volunteers
  • Facilitating regular group supervision sessions (reflective practice)
  • Providing support when requested to facilitate internal and external education programmes
  • Working alongside the Education Administrator to ensure accurate recording and reporting

About You

This is an awesome opportunity to take that first step into the world of Education, maybe you’re looking to do something different whilst still utilizing your professional skills. We’re looking for a real people person, you’ll love engaging with people, creating and maintaining relationships with a wide variety of people, you’ll have the passion and enthusiasm to get people on board and positively engaged when it comes to education. You’ll be a Health Professional with a current APC and ideally previous experience within Palliative Care, Gerontology or other Chronic Illness settings.

What's in it for you

This exciting new role provides you with a blank canvas to be a clinical advocate for our Patient Facing Volunteers. You can make a positive difference to the precious time our Volunteers donate to Hospice and provide them with the skills and training to add even more value to the invaluable voluntary work they provide.

How to Apply

For more information call Jayne Rice, Recruitment Specialist on 0212 800 323 or to apply please email your CV along with a cover letter outlining why you wish to apply for the role to Jayne.rice@harbourhospice.org.nz

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