Registered Nurses – Rainbow Place (IPU)

Rainbow Place is the children and young people’s service of Hospice Waikato and we are proud to be the only hospice in New Zealand that offers specialist child-focussed palliative care services supporting children and young people aged 0-18 years, and their families, living with a life limiting/life threatening condition.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Registered Nurse to join our amazing team on a permanent basis (36 hours per week). As a member of the Rainbow Place Nursing Team, you will contribute to the collective growth and development of Rainbow Place services and model of care delivery and be able to positively influence the lives of children and their families.

The Rainbow Place team are highly skilled in paediatric palliative care and support family/carers to navigate their health journey. Optimising patient experience and care is our priority and to achieve this we work in a variety of settings including the home, school, hospital, and Hospice Waikato inpatient unit (for respite, symptom control and end of life care).

Qualities we are looking for:
• Registered Nurse with current annual practising certificate
• Paediatric nursing experience, in hospital and community settings
• Flexibility to work outside business hours at times if required and negotiated
• Ability to work autonomously and as part of an interdisciplinary team
• A visible passion for nursing and the field of children’s palliative care
• Professional development or qualification in a palliative care related field
• The desire to work in and contribute to a supportive and progressive team
• Current full New Zealand driver’s license

We can offer you a supportive work environment where you will be valued, given development opportunities, and provided with supervision. If this sounds like you we would love to see your application.


If this sounds like the role and an organisation you want to be a part of, please CLICK HERE and select the ‘apply for this job’ link.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake pre-employment health screening (including drug testing) and complete a Ministry of Justice criminal records check, the results of which must be to Hospice Waikato’s satisfaction.

Applicants must have NZ residency or a valid work visa.

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