Thames Coromandel Caseload Midwifery Team
Where you’ll be working: Thames & Coromandel Region
The details: Term Permanent Part time – Full time rostered on call component
- Be part of the national transformation in Health
- Join us as we seek to address significant equity needs for wāhine hapū in Thames and Coromandel rohe
- Assist in establishing and strengthening locality service linkages for wāhine hapū
- Enjoy building relationships with whānau and colleagues in this unique part of the motu
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
The Thames and Coromandel Caseload Midwifery Team is being established in order to provide 24/7 midwifery care and give peace of mind for wāhine hapū, LMC and all midwifery staff in the district. This is an opportunity to work with iwi providers and Te Whatu Ora – Waikato, to provide continuity of care and the provision of all maternity services locally for wāhine hapū.
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Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service
In response to the LMC Midwife shortage, the demand on Te Whatu Ora Waikato as the provider of Maternity Care has seen the establishment of a Thames and Coromandel, Caseload Midwifery Team (CMT) to ensure women and pregnant people have access to maternity care close to their own home. This midwifery service will provide antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal care to pregnant people living in the Thames Coromandel rohe.
Mōu | About you
Required skills & experience you will need to be consider for this role:
• Knowledge and understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
• New Zealand Midwifery Registration, with a current Annual Practicing Certificate
with no conditions on scope of practice
• At least 3 years midwifery experience
• Demonstrate clinical and cultural competence to a high standard
• Holds a current NZ Drivers Licence
• Effectively communicates to provide advocacy and support for pregnant women
and their whānau if required
• Ability to access & use the available clinical information systems
• Maintains own professional development & attends relevant IT education programmes.
• Experience in working with whānau with complex needs
• Demonstrated experience of working within a Te Ao Māori environment and
understanding Tikanga Māori, and/or experience working within a bicultural
context with diverse communities and/or organisations
- Speaker of Te Reo Māori
- Previous midwifery community , primary maternity or LMC experience
- To have achieved confident or higher level on Quality and Leadership Programme
- Be self-motivated and front footed both in a large organisation and community setting
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
Te iwi Ngakaunui – People at Heart
• Whakamana – Give and earn respect
• Whakaronga – Listen to me; Talk to me
• Mauri Pai – Fair play
• Whakapakari – Growing the good
• Kotahitanga – Stronger together
It is not very often something happens that is big; like, really big. Big to the point that it will touch the lives of every single person in the country. That is what we are talking about here. The provision of Health in Aotearoa New Zealand, and how its run is about to change in a big way.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand and Te Aka Whai Ora - Māori Health Authority will together shape the delivery of Health services in Aotearoa New Zealand for generations to come, and will form the core of a modern and integrated service looking after the needs of all our Whānau.
We are dedicated to achieving health equity for Māori and other priority populations. We are a Crown entity and an active partner in Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand is guided by Te Tiriti o Waitangi and is committed to upholding the articles.
Here at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato we have a team of 8,000 working across the Waikato where everyone plays a vital role in the care of our patients – directly or non-directly. Our vision is Healthy People. Excellent Care.
We are a values-based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. Reflecting the population we serve is an important part of the care we deliver to the community. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply. We proactively develop pathways that maximise opportunity for Māori and encourage Māori to apply.
He aha Waikato
Waikato is the fourth largest region in Aotearoa New Zealand and located just south of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. It features a wide range of world-class outdoor and cultural experiences. You can surf the world-famous beaches of Whāingaroa Raglan, swim at the beautiful beaches of the Kapanga Coromandel, hike our majestic mountain ranges, tour the Hobbiton shire, experience the magic of the Waitomo glow worm caves, and encounter a vast array of flora and fauna at the remarkable Maungatautari Ecological Reserve.
Waikato is the home of the Kiingitanga and rich in Māori culture. Waikato Hospital sits on whenua gifted by Waikato iwi, situated on the banks of the mighty Waikato Awa, Hamilton is New Zealand’s largest metropolitan inland city. Hamilton’s vibrant city centre and rich cultural mix makes it an ideal place to experience the authentic friendly Kiwi lifestyle.
Learn more about living in the mighty Waikato here
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email. For any queries about the role please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 28 February 2023
A national Vaccination Policy which includes COVID19 is under development. In the interim, a Health and Safety Risk Assessment against the requirements of the role will apply to unvaccinated candidates and employees and appropriate risk mitigation (e.g. extra PPE, RAT testing) may be taken as a result. Please note that when a Vaccination Policy is introduced it will apply to this role and need to be supported.
|Location:||North Island - Waikato - Thames & Coromandel|
|Job type:||Permanent Full time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Midwifery - Community|
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