Work for Us

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a part-time Finance and Administration Assistant to join our team for 30 hours per week, across five days.


About Us

Waipuna Hospice is the sole provider of specialist community palliative care in the rapidly growing Western Bay of Plenty and as well as having an established inpatient unit we support a large community team and a number of second-hand retail stores.


The role

This roles purpose is to provide administrative support and data entry support for financial systems, and reporting – ensuring integrity of data.

Financial tasks include daily banking reconciliations, entering and issuing invoices and a variety of other finance related duties while working alongside the Finance and Operations Coordinator. Key administrative tasks will include: meeting coordination, taking minutes, preparation and formatting documents and Board meeting minutes and admin support. You will have the opportunity to assist with a number of administrative support functions.

The hours are flexible, but will generally be worked between 8am – 4.00pm Monday to Friday, though at times based on the needs of the business there may be requirement outside these hours.

About You

As the Finance and Administration Assistant you will have excellent numeracy skills, an eye for detail, prioritisation skills, and demonstrable experience in administration. You will be IT-savvy, have experience and knowledge of the Microsoft Office Application suite and SharePoint and will have proven ability to work autonomously with great time management skills. Experience with Xero software is a significant advantage.


Waipuna Hospice Mission, Vision and Values

Our Vision: To provide high quality end of life care for all

Mission: To provide the best possible specialist hospice palliative care, enhancing the quality of life for those facing end of life and bereavement.

Our Values

Compassion: Supporting one-another – patients, families, whanau, friends and staff, volunteers and colleagues

Advocacy: Ensuring equity of access to services for all our communities

Respect: Upholding autonomy of each person and their community, accepting one another’s cultures and beliefs

Empathy: Acknowledging uniqueness, supporting with dignity, respect and compassion

Quality: Committed to continuous improvement, aligned to values and core services


To Apply

Our application process may include interviews, psychometric assessments, reference checks and pre-employment screening.

If this sounds like the role and an organisation you want to be a part of then please click on apply now


Applications close 26 May 2019.