Registered Midwife - Casual
- Great team, great lifestyle
About our department
Here at Southland Hospital we value the care we offer mothers, babies and whanau/families in our maternity centre. Our brand of care and compassion involves a very special blend of strength, compassion and cool headedness from our midwives who welcome our babies into the world.
About the role
We birth around 1200 babies every year and work very closely together with the LMC's to ensure that both mother and baby get the level and types of care that they deserve. We are currently looking for experienced midwives who have an exceptional commitment to quality care, who embody the Te Whatu Ora values in all that you do. Our team covers a variety of rostered shifts.
You will be using your valuable midwifery experience to provide exceptional care, support and guidance to our new mother and of course babies as they set out on together in their new journey.
As a Registered Midwife you will have an interest in joining a team where integrity, honesty and a great sense of humour counts, we look forward to hearing from you if you also:
- Possess excellent assessment skills
- Have a passion and focus for working with families/whanau with compassion and kindness
- Be an exceptional team player who has strong communication skills
- previous experience in supporting mothers with breastfeeding
- Be a Registered Midwife with a current APC for New Zealand, or be eligible to gain registration
Te Whatu Ora Southern rewards these qualities with opportunities for personal and professional development; providing an environment that enables our maternity team to support each other; and work together to achieve the best possible patient outcomes.
If you have the skills we are looking for and are looking for a role where you can really make a difference to the experience of women and their families at a time of great change, we would be delighted to hear from you!
Now is a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move! The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there really is something for everyone. Check out https://careers.southernhealth.nz/ for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.
Closing date: Open
Due to the fast paced nature of the Te Whatu Ora, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don't delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.
For further information please contact Ashleigh Murphy, Recruitment Advisor, email@example.com
In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to the following:
- Occupational Health Assessment
- Police Vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
- Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)
Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Southern DHB you will be required to be fully vaccinated and have received a booster vaccine against COVID-19. You will need to provide proof of this to Occupational Health staff.
We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: https://careers.southernhealth.nz/
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