Midwife – Experienced, Recent or New Graduate

  • Bring your commitment to women-centred care to our maternity unit
  • Supportive, collegial team environment
  • Temporary fixed-term  0.8FTE position suitable for an experienced registered midwife, or recent or new graduate 

About the role

We are looking for a NZ registered midwife (including recent and upcoming graduates) with loads of passion and commitment to join our maternity team at Nelson Hospital on a temporary fixed-term basis working 64 hours a fortnight (0.8FTE) for up to 12 months.

We have 900 – 1000 births a year and we can promise that the role will be busy and varied – so no two days will be the same. 

About you

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, as well as the ability to work as part of a team and contribute to the broader organisational health care objectives. 

If you are a recent or new graduate, who meets the Midwifery Council and NZCOM enrolment requirements for the Midwifery First year of Practice programme (MFYP), we will assist your transition to practice through a comprehensive orientation, access to midwifery educator support and a range of clinical experiences to help prepare you to become a confident midwifery practitioner. 

About Nelson Marlborough Health

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand’s Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving nearly 145,000 people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of community services.

Find out more about us https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC34XErxkHJ5YAn59o6SrhnA

What we offer

We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security and workplace wellness programmes.

How to apply

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on vacancies@nmdhb.govt.nz or 03 546 1274. Alternatively for role specific information please contact Sylvia Keller, Charge Midwife Manager on Sylvia.Keller@nmhs.govt.nz

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Applications close: Thursday 12th September (unless filled prior) 

Fixed Term/Temporary/Part Time

Job no: N19-400

Location: Nelson Hospital

Closing Date: Thursday 12th September (unless filled prior)