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North Haven Hospice provides specialist palliative care to people living with any life-limiting condition. We are an organisation that is strongly values based where those we care for are the focus of all that we do.

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Quality and Safety Manager  -  (permanent, 0.8 - 1.0 FTE negotiable)

North Haven Hospice delivers skilled and comprehensive specialist palliative care that assists people to live with dignity and hope while coping with grief and the end of life.

We work collaboratively with other services to produce quality care that eases the process of dying. We employ more than 80 staff, have six inpatient beds, two retail stores and over 400 volunteers; all working to support the vision of a compassionate community working together to support people in Whangarei District, south-east Kaipara and wider Northland region to live and die well.

Quality and excellence is at the centre of all we do. We have robust quality systems in place thanks to the dedication of our retiring Quality and Safety Manager. This was illustrated through our recent Certification Audit where the Ministry of Health awarded North Haven Hospice a four-year Certification period.

We are now looking for an exceptional individual to continue our excellence journey. The person must have:

•  In-depth knowledge of Health and Disability Sector Standards
•  Extensive experience in leading audit processes within health organisations
•  Demonstrated ability to influence change through quality improvement methods
•  Be committed to supporting the team to provide excellence at every touch point within the community
•  Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•  Creative and innovative thinking
•  Want to be part of a leadership team that is values-driven


If you wish to discuss this position in confidence, please contact Julie Sexton, CEO, on 027 2230 981.

If you are interested in applying you will need to do so ASAP as we will be actively shortlisting and interviewing potential candidates, parallel to this advert running.
If you think this is you, please act now; we want to hear from you!

To apply for this position please download, complete and submit the JOB APPLICATION FORM with your C.V. to or to North Haven Hospice, 24a Takahe St, Tikipunga, Whangarei 0112.


Registered Nurses (Inpatient Unit) 0.7 - 0.8 FTE

Is something missing for you at the moment? Do you need a new focus?

North Haven Hospice provides specialist palliative care to patients and their family/whanau throughout the Whangarei district and south-east of Kaipara. You will be working within our 6 bed inpatient unit with a chance to progress to working within our community. Working at North Haven Hospice is both stimulating and rewarding; you know you will really be making a difference to those you care for.

What can we offer you?

  • The ability to truly offer holistic care to your patients and their family/whanau
  • A chance to develop your skills, knowledge and career within a supportive, nurturing and flexible environment
  • Regular in-house professional development opportunities
  • Paid external professional supervision
  • A permanent position remunerated in line with the current Hospice MECA

What will you bring?

  • A current New Zealand Registered Nurse Practicing certificate
  • Ideally a minimum of 2 years post Registration experience
  • Compassion and empathy in caring for patients and their family/whanau at the end of life
  • A commitment to developing your knowledge and professional development through PDRP and postgraduate study

What now?

If you would like to know more please contact Cathy West on 09 437 3355 or

To read further about the core responsibilities of this role please download a copy of the      


To apply for this position please download and complete the following two documents and forward with your C.V. to

Job Application

Health Declaration

Applications will remain open until the positions are filled.