Weekend Receptionist – Part time - Arohanui Hospice

Weekend Receptionist – Part time

Events Manager (Part time – Flexible)
March 26, 2024
Events Manager (Part time – Flexible)
March 26, 2024

Weekend Receptionist – Part time

  • Part-Time
  • Anywhere

Established in 1991, Arohanui Hospice in Palmerston North provides specialist and palliative care for patients living with life limiting illnesses while supporting their families and whanau. We are situated in Palmerston North and service the Manawatu, Tararua, Horowhenua and Rangitikei/Taihape regions.

Our name ‘Arohanui’ means ‘with much love’ and we strive to demonstrate that every day, in every way, with our heartfelt and excellent care.  Our care is provided free of charge but costs a considerable amount to provide. Just over half of our funding comes from Te Whatu Ora contract, the rest – over 3.5 million – needs to be fundraised and we are able to do this through the generous support of local businesses and individuals who understand the importance of our service in the community.

About the role:

Our reception is manned 7 days per week and we are seeking applicants who are available to work Friday, Saturday and Sunday on a permanent basis.  Each shift is 8.5 hours long and encompasses duties such as answering phones, directing calls, processing mail, data entry and being the “go to” person for our service.  You need to be someone who enjoys having your finger on the pulse of an organisation, and being aware of all of the moving parts.

Our receptionists play a crucial role in the service we provide; they are the first point of contact for our patients on the other end of the phone and the first person everyone sees when they are welcomed through the doors.

You will be:

  • Professional and confident
  • Friendly, resilient and easily develops rapport with people from all walks of life
  • A problem solver who can take direction
  • Able to work autonomously
  • Keen to get involved and play an important role in the Arohanui Hospice team

You will have:

  • Frontline reception and administration experience, preferably in a health setting
  • Ability to establish strong working relationships
  • Diligence and consistency of documentation standards and processes
  • Experience working with large databases

For a full job description click here ⇒ Job Description and an application form click here ⇒ Application Form

To apply for this job email your details to vacancies@arohanuihospice.org.nz.