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Do you have a passion for making a difference to women that have chosen to birth in a primary birthing centre. Are you committed to giving the best care to mothers and babies, with respect, integrity and kindness?

If this sounds like the area you could commit to and support midwives and women with primary birthing then we would like to have a conversation with you. An exciting opportunity has arisen for the role of Clinical Midwife Manager in our new birthing centre in Lower Hutt the Melling Birthing Centre.

We are seeking a highly motivated midwife who is experienced in primary birthing to join our Team. You need to have excellent organisational skills, be ready to seek a new and exciting challenge, with a commitment to inspire and motivate a team of dedicated staff to provide a non-intervention birthing experience.

Birthing Centre Ltd offers a service to all eligible women whose pregnancy is considered low risk primary care in a calm and nurturing environment to encourage an active birth, and enjoy the crucial first days with their baby in a supportive environment. Our vision is to work in partnership with families to affect an informed, active and natural birthing experience.

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Permanent, 36 hours per week

Are you inspired by the challenge of providing the highest quality midwifery care?

Come and join a workforce with vision and commitment in providing women centred care!

We are seeking to recruit an exceptional Midwife with enthusiasm, drive, vision and excellent communication and interpersonal skills, commitment and the ability to work as a team member in a continuity of care model.

Apply online via our website

Employed Case-loading LMC Midwives – Job-share

Seeking expressions of interest from midwives looking to work in a collaborative team environment, in a unique rural maternity unit in North Otago.

Caseloads are shared with midwifery colleagues, ensuring 24/7 cover with set days on and blocks of rostered days off call - enjoy the benefits of better work/life balance while providing LMC care.

A hospital car, fuel, pager, cell phone and essential midwifery kit are provided for your days at work along with access to clinic and birth rooms, equipment and support (midwives and enrolled nurses).

As part of the community rural hospital, access to emergency medical staff is also available onsite.

Casual, temporary (until April 2018) or permanent options are available.

For informal discussion of these positions, please contact:

Robert Gonzales, General Manager

Telephone: (03) 433 0290 Ext 9040


Application forms and Job Description are available from:

Andrea Cairns

Admin Support Officer

Administration Department Oamaru Hospital

Telephone: (03) 433 0290 Ext 9042