Chief Executive

  • Anonymous Company
  • Rodney Road & Queen Street, Northcote Point, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Jul 09, 2024
Full-Time Management

Job Description

Make a meaningful impact by leading a progressive, values-based organisation to grow the reach and impact of its specialist palliative care service.
Mōu | For you
Harbour Hospice has a culture built upon trust, connection, care and professional interactions that are delivered with values at the core. Harbour Hospice values are the foundation of every interaction with patients, family, whānau, the community and each other. Applications are welcome from all backgrounds who share the Harbour Hospice values of aroha (compassionate), tautikanga (professional), and mō te katoa (inclusive).
The Chief Executive will make a profound difference for patients, whānau and families in the North Shore, Hibiscus Coast and Warkworth/Wellsford communities. You will build your reputation as a sector leader at local, regional and national levels while cultivating an organisational culture of continuous improvement and excellence. You will be supported by a highly engaged and committed Board of Trustees.
Mō te tūnga | About the role
The Chief Executive will lead with integrity, strategic vision and with people at the heart of their decision-making. The role is complex. Balancing funding needs with service level requirements, community expectations and equitable access. The CE must be active and present across our three communities - North Shore, Hibiscus Coast and Warkworth/Wellsford, as well as at a regional Hospice level, championing specialist palliative care to raise awareness, and foster authentic collaborative relationships with many different stakeholders – employees, volunteers, donors, and community leaders.
The Chief Executive will:  

  • Evolve and deliver on strategy to meet community needs now and in the future
  • Work in collaboration with local services and regional hospices
  • Oversee all fiscal management and develop and maintain sustainable income streams
  • Engage proactively with donors and community supporters
  • Continuously inspire, connect with and develop a workforce, including volunteers, that is dedicated to ensuring quality patient-centered care

He kōrero mōu| About you
You will have an innate and deep commitment to the values and mission of Harbour Hospice. You will be energised at the prospect of working in the hospice sector and be able to inspire a shared vision for the future with your naturally inclusive and collaborative, people-centred leadership style. You will demonstrate:

  • Senior leadership experience in the health sector or not for profit sector would be an advantage
  • A professional compassionate approach to leading and engaging our workforce.
  • Passion for increasing engagement with and access to specialist palliative and hospice care in the community
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Strong financial, commercial acumen and strategic planning skills
  • Ideally a tertiary qualification in healthcare management and/or business administration

Ko mātou tēnei | About us

Harbour Hospice is one of the largest hospices in Aotearoa and has been caring for tūroro (patients) and their family and whānau for more than 40 years across the North Shore, Hibiscus Coast and Warkworth/Wellsford regions, supporting them at home, in one of our two inpatient units, community programmes offered at each of our three sites. Our specialist services given free of charge include nursing, medicine, spiritual, cultural, and psychological and social support. We partner closely with our community and have a volunteer workforce of around 1200 people.  As a Registered charity, we are only partially funded through government, and operate significant programmes to raise funds through diversified fundraising streams and a network of 18 retail shops.


Harbour Hospice

Job Summary

Make a meaningful impact by leading a progressive, values-based organisation to grow the reach and impact of its specialist palliative care service.

How to apply

Me pēhea te tuku tono

For a confidential conversation please contact Jane Wimsett on 021 507 606 or Carmen Bailey on 021 316 444 or apply online.
Applications close 31 July 2024


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