Core Midwife (casual) Motueka Maternity Unit

  • Bring your commitment to women-centred care to Motueka Maternity / Te Whare Whānau
  • Sole charge / on site working within a supportive team environment

Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi(About this position)

The Motueka Maternity unit is a primary birthing and postnatal care unit with around 40-50 births a year and around 140 postnatal transfers from Nelson. The unit provides highly regarded postnatal care working in partnership with whānau and LMC’s to provide whānau centred care.

We have an opening for a casual Midwife who has the flexibility to work on an as required basis. Forward planning and rostering will be available when covering roster gaps and planned leave; however, it will be important that you can sometimes work at short notice. 

Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)

You will be a high performing midwife with total commitment to women centred and culturally respectful care. You will have excellent time management and organisational skills.  You will have the skills and experience to staff the unit on your own as well as the ability to work as part of a team and contribute to the broader organisational health care objectives.

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Nelson Marlborough Health is the main health provider for the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough’s largest employer, which means the opportunities here are endless. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community. Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it.

We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork.

Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position) 

At Motueka Maternity you have the autonomy of working independently a lot of the time while still enjoying a supportive team environment and connection with colleagues. The primary setting offers you time to utilise your excellent midwifery skills and impart valuable knowledge to whānau.

As a satellite site, you can enjoy working in a small team with all of the benefits and resources of the larger Nelson Marlborough Health organisation.

Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)

Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274.

Alternatively for role specific information please contact Tracy Botica –Team Leader/Midwife Manager on or ph: 022 013 6823

Keen to apply now, it’s easy. Please click apply and fill in our online application form.


Applications close: Open until filled. (Applications will be reviewed as received.)

Nelson Marlborough Health strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.

He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.

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Job no: N21-565

Location: Motueka

Closing Date: Open until filled