Caseloading Midwife (LMC) - Wairau Hospital


  • Full time, fixed term position for 12 months
  • Make a lifestyle move and move to sunny Blenheim
  • Modern well equipped secondary level maternity unit
  • Work in a small close knit, friendly team and with the community based LMC’s 

About the role

We are looking for a full-time caseloading (LMC) Midwife for a 12-month fixed-term position to join our friendly and supportive team in Blenheim. This position is designed to provide continuity of care for women unable to access a self-employed LMC. You will be working in a team with self-employed LMC’s and another DHB caseloading midwife to enable a team culture with safe and supportive working conditions with rostered days on and off and a manageable caseload number. We will provide you with an orientation and continued professional development opportunities.   

This role will enable you to provide continuity of care, practising across the midwifery scope of practice, working in partnership with our maternity clients to achieve optimum health and wellbeing through appropriate assessment, planning, intervention, evaluation and education. 

This position is best suited to an enthusiastic midwife who wishes to work in an environment that values teamwork, excellence in midwifery practice and women-centred care. You will have access to Midwifery Educator support and a range of clinical experiences within your role. 

About our Unit

Wairau is a secondary level maternity unit with approximately 500 births per year.  The core and LMC Midwives work as a team with our Obstetric, Anaesthetic and Paediatric colleagues. There are currently a small team of LMC midwives who you will be working with to support safe, high quality provision of continuity of care through rostered days on and off and an appropriate caseload number. 

To be eligible for this opportunity you will be a qualified and registered midwife.  

More information

If you want more information please contact Graham Cross, Charge Midwife Manager via 0274 849 222 or email Graham via graham.cross@nmdhb.govt.nz. For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on vacancies@nmdhb.govt.nz or 03 546 1274.

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How to apply

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Ref: W18-206

Applications Close: Thursday, 22 November

Fixed Term/Temporary/Full Time

Job no: W18-206

Location: Blenheim

Closing Date: Thursday, 22 November 2018