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Supporting terminally ill patients & those who care for them

Complementary Therapy Coordinator Family Support Team

Complementary Therapy Coordinator – Family Support Team


8 hours per week


Warkworth Wellsford Hospice is a specialist hospice and palliative care service which has been providing quality, professional and dedicated care to patients and families for over 30 years.   The Hospice is committed to a forward thinking and innovative approach to service development and collaboration.


The Family Support Team play an integral role offering counselling, social work, cultural support, chaplaincy, life review and various support groups.


About the Role

This role involves ensuring the provision of expert and compassionate complementary therapy care (Massage) and wellbeing education to patients, families/whanau who access Warkworth Wellsford Hospice. 


About You

Ideally you will have a well-developed understanding and experience of holistic care and the ability to demonstrate this knowledge in the context of palliative / hospice care.  You will have the knowledge and skills to work with families facing loss and be able to embrace a holistic approach to patients and family’s needs. 

You will also have:

  • Diploma qualification (equivalent of NZQA level 5/6) in massage
  • Current registration with relevant New Zealand professional association
  • Current comprehensive first aid certificate
  • Four years’ experience and credibility in Palliative Care / Oncology


  • Reiki level 2 qualification with at least six years clinical experience
  • Oncology massage postgraduate training

How to Apply
For further information or a copy of the position description, please visit our website at www.hospicenorthshore.org.nz


E-mail your completed cover letter outlining your interest in the role and CV to Jennifer Green, HR Advisor at hr@hospicenorthshore.org.nz

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