CAREERS

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Our staff provide and deliver hospice services both in the community and in our inpatient unit. There are also a group of other professionals surrounding and supporting our services including Family Support, Social Work, Administrators and Volunteers.

Current Job Openings

Mercy Hospice is a non-profit organisation based in Ponsonby.  Its mission is to ensure that those in our community facing life limiting illnesses are cared for with the utmost professional skill, compassion and quality of service.  Our values of dignity, compassion, respect, quality, advocacy and stewardship are integral to the Mercy Hospice culture and we are committed to practising these core values individually and as on organisation.

As Fundraising Team Leader you will have responsibility for leading the fundraising strategy for Mercy Hospice.  You will need to be a credible and passionate leader, who can inspire the fundraising team to contribute to Mercy Hospices mission and strategy.

Mercy Hospice services are free to patients and whanau and as such the Fundraising Team is accountable for raising over $2 million in revenue each year to ensure Mercy Hospice’s sustainability. To be considered for this position you will have demonstrable experience of income generation, with a proven track record of leading teams to deliver targets and continuously improve performance. You will have excellent experience of building high level relationships, developing funding propositions and securing significant funds.

Working collaboratively with the marketing team, you will be a key leader within the marketing and funding group.  Together you will promote a culture of fundraising and brand ambassadorship across the organisation.

In return, we can offer you the opportunity to take your career to the next level while making a tangible difference to those facing palliative care. Based in Ponsonby, you will work for a very special place with a strong history, mission, culture and values.

We are looking for:

  • 3+ years proven experience managing a team of fundraisers
  • 5+ years proven relevant generalist fundraising, including experience of managing several of the following areas – events, bequests, grants and/or community fundraising
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written
  • Highly organised with the ability to manage a busy and varied work load and meet conflicting deadlines
  • Ability to work collegially with multi-disciplinary teams – a professional people person!

This position is a full time (1.0 FTE) position, working Monday to Friday, plus events work.

For more information about the role, please email Fern Qian HR Administration for a copy of the position description, [email protected]

Applications close 27 September 2020 or when a suitable applicant is found

Support Mercy Hospice’s Mission of caring for people facing life-limiting illnesses in accordance with the philosophy, mission and values of the Sisters of Mercy.

Mercy Hospice is a non-profit organisation based in Ponsonby. Founded by Nga Whaea Atawhai o Aotearoa Sisters of Mercy New Zealand, Its mission is to ensure that people in our community who have a  life limiting illness are cared for with the utmost professional skill, compassion and quality of service.  Our values of dignity, compassion, respect, quality, advocacy and stewardship are integral to the Mercy Hospice culture and we are committed to practising these core values individually and as on organisation. Mercy Hospice as a Mercy ministry is committed to meeting its obligations under Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

Working for a non-profit charity can be a rewarding career choice for individuals who value a sense of fulfilment and job satisfaction.  As Marketing and Funding Manager reporting into the CEO, you will be responsible for leading the marketing and fundraising teams and setting the strategic direction of all Mercy Hospice marketing and funding activities in line with the mission, philosophy and values of Mercy.

To be considered for this position you will have demonstrable experience of marketing at leadership level, with a proven track record of leading teams to deliver targets and continuously improve performance. You will have excellent experience of building high level relationships, deploying successful marketing campaigns and an understanding of marketing strategies for non-profit organisations.

In return, we can offer you the opportunity to take your career to the next level while making a tangible difference to people who need palliative care. Based in Ponsonby, you will work for a very special place with a strong history, mission, culture and values.

The Marketing and Funding Manager will:

  • Provide direct line management of the Fundraising Team Leader, Design and Marketing Support, Digital Marketer and Marketing and Funding Administrator
  • Represent the Marketing and Fundraising Teams on the Executive Leadership Team
  • Develop and execute a Marketing and Fundraising strategy in accordance with the Mercy mission and values
  • Provide expert marketing and communications guidance and advice to management
  • Act as editor in the Mercy Hospice publications design process
  • Ensure internal systems are robust and on brand to ensure Mercy Hospice stakeholder engagement

We are ideally looking for:

  • 5+ years proven experience managing a non-profit marketing team
  • 7+ years proven relevant generalist marketing, including experience of managing several of the following areas – brand management, PR and communications, promotion, sales, digital marketing
  • An understanding of fund raising models for non-profit organisations
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written
  • A credible and inspirational leader who has the ability to work collegially with multi-disciplinary teams

This position is a full time (1.0 FTE) position, working Monday to Friday, plus presence at events.

For more information about the role, please email Fern Qian HR Administration for a copy of the position description, [email protected]

Applications close 20 September 2020 or when a suitable applicant is found.

  • 18 months fixed term  
  • 0.8 FTE  

Improving people’s experience of care in the last few days and hours of life. 

Mercy Hospice (MH) is the provider of specialist palliative care services to the people of the Auckland District Health Board area. MH has a 13-bed inpatient unit and a community nursing team providing patient centred palliative care to approximately 1200 people. MH is known for providing fabulous working conditions for staff.  

We have a new opportunity to join our team as Last Days of Life Facilitator.  

This is a nursing role, responsible for implementation, administration, education, evaluation and sustainability of the care of those who are in their last days of life. 

In this role, you will aim to ensure a seamless care pathway across inpatient, homecare, aged residential care and acute hospital settings.  As a Registered Nurse, you will be responsible for improving the quality of nursing, and safeguarding high standards of care, for those who are in their last days of life.  

You will work on all aspects of end of life care, from the education & development of internal staff as well as our community colleagues of staff, to audits and research.   You will work collaboratively with specialist and primary providers of palliative care to ensure the highest standard of care is provided.  You will determine the learning needs of these providers and, in collaboration with our Learning & Development team, you will develop a flexible training programme to meet these needs. 

To be successful in this role, you will have a good insight into palliative care and acute care services.   You’ll be practicing as a Registered Nurse and have experience across several different clinical settings.  You’ll be comfortable delivering presentations and coaching. 

As well as this, you’ll have the ability to work autonomously, have a high level of initiative, integrity and trust and be comfortable working with a variety of people and cultures. 

For more information about the role, or for a copy of the position description, please email Fern Qian, HR Administrator, [email protected] 

Applications close 10 November 2020 or when a suitable applicant is found 

 Support Mercy Hospice’s Mission of caring for people facing life-limiting illnesses in accordance with the philosophy, mission and values of the Sisters of Mercy