Come and join the Wellington Cancer Society Supportive Care team. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees, incorporating the principles of Te Tiriti O Waitangi.

What we offer

This is a is full time permanent position - 37.5 hours a week with some time spent in our Newtown centre and also out in the community. 

There is scope to bring your ideas and ways of working to this role. We invest in our staff with bi-annual all staff conferences. We are also passionate about continual professional development with access to funding and professional supervision.

We understand everyone has different commitments outside of work and we offer flexible working, a comprehensive wellness package, and a supportive team environment. The team meet regularly for team building (think dragon boating) strategic planning and social events.

The focus of the position will be to:

Provide support and information to cancer patients and their whānau in the community and on our 0800 CANCER support service.

  • Provide support and information to cancer patients and their whānau in the community and on our 0800 CANCER support service
  • Connect with and establish relationships with Māori healthcare providers
  • Grow your community networks to ensure clients receive the support they need.
  • Increase awareness and use of the Cancer Society support services.


Who are we looking for?

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person to join the team. You will love working with people in a community setting. Ideally you have connections to local Iwi or Māori health care providers. A relevant degree in healthcare is essential and some oncology experience would be great. You are good at identifying and setting up community networks. You are a self-starter who can plan and execute new ideas with confidence. You will also need a full driver’s license.

If you would like the opportunity to be part of an organisation making a real difference in people’s lives every day, then we would love to hear from you. 


Please apply on-line with a copy of your CV and a cover letter telling us what makes you perfect for this role.

For a full job description and any questions regarding the role please get in contact with Nicola McGregor, HR Advisor

Please note a job share /part time opportunity may also be available for the right candidate.

  Applications close 5pm Monday 27th May  2024, so apply today!

Last updated: May 13, 2024