Core Midwife New Graduate Programme
Jean Todd Maternity Ward - Timaru Hospital
South Canterbury District Health Board (SCDHB)
Midwife New Graduate Programme
Part Time 32 Hours per week (0.8 FTE), plus MYFP
Think for a moment about the kind of midwife you d be in an ideal environment. You d be cool and calm, patient and compassionate, and always have time for that mum who s having a post-birth moment or needs some extra breastfeeding support. And that s exactly what you ll be at South Canterbury District Health Board.
Welcome to Timaru Hospital s Jean Todd Maternity Unit. We warmly invite you to apply for a position at South Canterbury District Health Board in our Graduate Midwife Programme. Our friendly, supportive, encouraging setting is a great place to begin your midwifery career. We aim to assist you in further developing your clinical practice and critical thinking skills with a programme and environment that supports your individual needs. Our programme is designed to facilitate the smooth transition from student to practising midwife.
Welcome to your next level. This 14 Month programme offers the following to complement your MFYP:
- A structured orientation including 6 weeks supernumerary supported by an experienced preceptor and our newly appointed clinical coach
- Paid study days designed to meet your learning needs and to support you in your clinical area
- Extensive range of services offering exposure to a wide variety of learning experiences
- Support and guidance from our designated Midwifery Educator and the Learning hub staff
- A teaching DHB with an excellent reputation
- On site education for PROMPT, Midwifery Combined Emergency Skills, Newborn Life Support and ongoing Breastfeeding education.
You can choose from either an LMC position or Core position. Both positions run at 32 hours per week (0.8 FTE).
Welcome to the Timaru District. If it s a lifestyle change you re looking for, this is where you ll find it. As well as very little traffic, and a friendly, relaxed community. Not to mention easy access to outdoor and cultural activities all year round. You ll find plenty to refresh you outside work and have more time to do it too.
Welcome to our community. This isn t a place where you wave your patients goodbye at the door this is a small, close knit place, and you ll watch their babies grow as you go about your daily life.
This is midwifery as you ve always imagined it. And if you re ready to take on this very satisfying role and lifestyle, then it s time to take the opportunity.
Please contact Megan, Rhiannon or Kelly, to express your interest (and for more information) in applying for this programme:
Megan Grieve - Charge Midwife Manager
Ph: (03) 6844000 ext 8886, 022 017 2589
Rhiannon Fitzgerald Midwife Educator
Ph (03) 6844000 ext 8828
Kelly Allan Midwife Clinical Coach
Ph: (03) 6844000 ext 3731
Please apply for this New Graduate Programme online at https://scdhb.careercentre.net.nz
Let us know if you prefer the core, continuity of care, or either role in your cover letter.
Applications close: OPEN 2022
As part of our duty of care towards our patients, it is crucial that all patient-facing staff be fully immunised. If you have made it to the later stages of recruitment, you will be expected to produce your immunisation records for infection control purposes.
|Location:||South Island - Canterbury - Timaru and South Canterbury|
|Job type:||Permanent Part time|
Clinical - Midwifery -
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