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Midwife - New Graduate, Blenheim


Blenheim Blenheim New Zealand

3 months ago

Maternity Unit - Wairau Hospital, Blenheim

Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand (Nelson Marlborough) formerly NMDHB

Permanent (0.8FTE)
• Work as a midwife in true midwifery practice in a wonderful maternity unit!
• We are committed to women-centred and culturally respectful care
• We have a fabulous supportive midwifery team environment

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

Why come to the Wairau (Blenheim) region?

New midwifery staff are saying: - I love the pace of life, the climate, the beauty of the region and the team are wonderful to work with! -

We are looking for a new/recent graduate with loads of passion and commitment to join our maternity team at Wairau Hospital, working 64 hours a fortnight (0.8 FTE).

We have 500 births a year and we can promise that your core midwifery role will be busy and varied - so no two days will be the same. The best thing is that our service is a midwifery led, so you - ll get to be a midwife practising in all the areas you... love!

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

As 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.

For the health and safety of staff and patients all staff are required to have completed their primary course of two NZ approved Covid-19 vaccinations

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

The midwifery team at Wairau is awesome! Our midwifery led service has close collegial relationships with our Obstetric and Paediatric teams too. The team not only makes such a positive work environment to be in - they love to get together for social activities too! You will be guaranteed to receive a very warm welcome into our team.

Te Whatu Ora (Nelson Marlborough) is the main health provider for Te Tau Ihu, 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 and the Marlborough and Richmon Health Hubs, 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.

Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)

Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)
• Clinical support from a midwifery educator and clinical coach? You sure will have!
• Ability to work as a midwife in all the areas you love? Absolutely, we value our midwifery lead service!
• Access to education, self-development and midwifery projects? Absolutely! We will support you with your special interest areas.
• Free onsite parking.

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

At Te Whatu Ora (Nelson Marlborough) we encourage a workforce that - s innovative, eager to learn and enhance their skills, and passionate about caring for our community. We do great work and we need a great team to help us deliver.

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

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on [email protected] or 03 546 1274. Alternatively for role specific information please contact Graham Cross on [email protected]

Apply now, it - s easy. Please click apply and fill in our online application form.


Applications close: Friday 24 March (unless filled prior). Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

Te Whatu Ora (Nelson Marlborough) 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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