Are you an allied health clinician with experience in a palliative or similar setting? Do you have experience in counselling preferably in the field of grief and loss? Do you also have experience in leading a clinical team?
This role combines clinical work of counselling support with a leadership role, providing direction and support to the allied health team at Hospice Southland in providing a compassionate, supportive service to our patients and family members.
If you are passionate about providing exceptional patient and family centred support; have experience in providing loss, grief and bereavement support; are highly organised, and have experience leading a team of committed health professionals, then we want to hear from you.
We are seeking someone with these skills, who has experience in providing leadership, knowledge and direction to the health professionals within an Allied Health team, and is supported by an appropriate qualification in Counselling, Social Work or equivalent.
The role is based in Invercargill, the capital of Southland which boasts multiple leisure opportunities as well as excellent educational and sporting facilities. In Southland you will be able to live in a community dedicated to excellence in family focused lifestyle. Access to world-class out-doors environment is second to none for those keen to experience nature at its best, be it world heritage walks or globally recognized brown trout fisheries, the wineries of Central Otago or ski fields in Queenstown, there is something for everyone. This is a lifestyle opportunity not to be missed.
At Hospice Southland we are privileged to have the opportunity make a very real difference in the lives of Southlanders living with a terminal illness. We do this thanks to the incredible support we receive from the Southland Community. If you would like to join our team the job description can be found on our website www.hospicesouthland.org.nz Look for the “Our People” tab.
Registered Psychologist or Counselor/Social Worker with experience in Loss & Grief to lead the hospice Southland Allied Health team.
Internal Number: 20180209
About Hospice Southland - (New Zealand)
Hospice Southland is a community owned charitable trust promoting excellence in end-of-life care within the region of Southland. We are the only Specialist Palliative Care service in our region.
Extending from Stewart Island in the South to Queenstown in the North, our area of operation is vast and sparsely populated with 120,000 permanent residents. We operate an in-patient-unit in Invercargill and provide community based services throughout the region, including supporting the General Hospital with whom we share grounds, and two rural hospitals.
Hospice Southland is well funded by it's community and expanding services.
We work closely with Otago Community Hospice, which is in the neighboring region of Otago.