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Midwife Educator

Part-time – 16 hours per week

Timaru Hospital

The Midwife Educator will be a key member of our Maternal, Child & Youth Service working in collaboration with the Clinical Midwifery Manager and Education Facilitators to develop, coordinate and manage education programmes for Maternity and related services.

In this role you will be working as an educator, researcher and leader/change agent in the ongoing pursuit of clinical excellence and improved health outcomes.

It is essential that the Midwife Educator role is underpinned by strong role modelling and a commitment to the development of knowledge and skills, through sound research and evidence based practice. You will need to have (or be working towards) a relevant post-graduate qualification, commitment for your profession and the enthusiasm and skills for ‘returning the learning’ and facilitating the development of maternity and related services.

Please apply for this vacancy online at

We look forward to receiving your application directly via our Careers Site. If you have any questions regarding this role please contact Human Resources by phoning 03 687 2230.

Applications will be accepted until Monday 10th July 2017


Midwifery Opportunity at the Whanganui District Health Board

Permanent rotating/rostered shifts, oncall

32 – 40 hours per week

Whanganui has something for everyone. From excellent education and sports training facilities (many past and present NZ Olympic rowers and coaches come from Whanganui), outdoor adventure pursuits, the best value-for-money housing in New Zealand and a maximum 15 minute drive from most suburbs to the central business district, or Wanganui Hospital.

The WDHB currently has a permanent part time or full time position available for a midwife with some experience, working rostered rotating shifts on our maternity unit.

We have:

  • a high normal birth rate
  • a long water birth history
  • low intervention rates
  • low caesarean rates
  • a small, dedicated team
  • a great lifestyle away from city-life demands.

Apply now

Recruitment Administrator, Whanganui District Health Board, Private Bag 3003, Whanganui Email: Phone: 06 348 8911

Or contact:

Lucy Pettit, Charge Midwife,Email:, Phone: 06 348 3264 extn 8264

‘Better health and independence, He hauora pai ake, he rangatiratanga’ - WDHB vision

Vacancy number: 06-RM-5191

Applications close: 10 July 2017

Clinical Midwife Manager

Key responsibilities include:

  • Planning, developing and implementing the New Zealand maternity model of care
  • Providing clinical leadership in midwifery across the West Coast
  • Co-ordination of department activities and provision of a safe environment for practice
  • Ensuring the service is operating within budget
  • Management of staff and liaison with LMC midwives

To be successful you will have:

  • extensive clinical (preferably rural) and management experience
  • demonstrated ability to enthusiastically lead a diverse team in a challenging but supportive environment.
  • a commitment to innovative quality improvement and be familiar with managing change.
  • or be working towards an appropriate post graduate qualification.

Take a break from the busy city life and experience the pristine scenery of the West Coast in this exciting leadership opportunity.

Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website at

To complete an application or for any inquiries, contact John Ray, Recruitment Specialist on

Clinical Manager, River Ridge East Birth Centre

River Ridge East Birth Centre is looking for a professional, caring, and health and safety orientated person to fill the above role in this primary care setting. The purpose of this position is to effectively and efficiently manage the operation of the clinical services provided at River Ridge East Birth Centre with particular emphasis on safety and quality, meeting the needs of key stakeholders and the requirements of the statutory regulations on the birth centre operations.

Fixed term – 1 year

20hrs per week

Note: There is potential for the scope and hours of this role to increase.

Application Deadline 30th June 2017

Applicants must:

• Be a registered midwife (minimum degree level)

• Have a current APC without conditions

• Have an in-depth understanding of midwifery-related health issues

• Have intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word/Excel/Outlook programmes

• Be computer literate in general

How to apply

It is preferable that applicants send a cover letter and request an application form by emailing, but may also deliver their cover letter and CV in person at reception and ask for an application form. The application form will advise applicants of the information and documentation required of them.

Registered Midwife (Expression of Interest), Maternity North

Waitemata DHB’s promise is to provide “best care for everyone”. This means believing in and working according to our organisations values of “everyone matters”, “with compassion”, “connected” and “better, best, brilliant”.

Registered Midwife (Expression of Interest)

Maternity North

North Shore Hospital, Waitemata DHB

Auckland, New Zealand

We are inviting experienced Registered Midwives to express their interest in joining the Maternity North team at Waitemata DHB. We are the leading secondary-care provider in Auckland.

If you are a passionate Registered Midwife looking for a change and would like learn more about working in North Shore Auckland, New Zealand, then please read on.

Our team deals with a variety of interesting cases and strives to promote a normal birthing experience for women with high risk situations and provides primary maternity and secondary obstetric services to the population of North Shore, Whangaparoa and Hibiscus Coast. Last year we had nearly 4000 births!

With a variety of positions available, we have a lot to offer you:

  • Planned shifts, you will know when you will be working in advance with uninterrupted time off
  • A positive team environment with a supportive social network
  • Opportunity to contribute to our quality improvement research through feedback
  • Midwife Educator to provide support and ensure that you are able to keep your registration and practice above the national guideline standards

Did you know? At the Waitemata DHB Health Excellence Awards our Maternity Department has won the Excellence in Clinical Care Award two years in a row.

For a friendly and informal discussion about working at North Shore Hospital please contact, Sam Davenport - Midwife Manager, North Shore Hospital on +64 9 839 0000 ext. 3837, email

If you need assistance with your online application, please email Nathan Ellitts, Recruitment Consultant, on or phone +64 9 442 7249

To be considered for upcoming positions then please apply directly online at quoting reference number NOR01330

Job Number: NOR01330

Closing Date: Wednesday 5th July 2017

Charge Midwifery Manager - Ashburton

Looking for an opportunity to advance your midwifery skills and turn them in to a leadership role? Look no further

Are you up for the challenge of taking the lead in our Midwifery led primary birthing unit?

We are looking for an experienced midwife to lead our primary birthing unit.

This is an excellent opportunity for a talented leader to step forward and guide our skilled midwifery team who deliver quality care in a friendly environment. Be assured you will be well supported locally as a manager in Ashburton Hospital, a Level 3 Rural Hospital. This will be enhanced by your alignment and professional support from Christchurch Women’s Tertiary Services along with direct linkage to the Director of Midwifery, CDHB and Westcoast. Ashburton is a vibrant rural town located just an hour away from Christchurch.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated midwife with people management experience and sound clinical skills. If you are a motivated team player who likes a challenge and are committed to providing women with the best midwifery care to meet their needs, then we want to hear from you.

You will need to be a Senior Registered Midwife, with significant midwifery experience. You will need to have a current NZ APC, relevant post graduate qualifications and understanding of the New Zealand Midwifery model of care.

How to apply

Apply online, or to find out more information, please contact Hayley Buick, Recruitment Specialist – Nursing, email

Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website at to complete an application.

Midwife, Casual or Permanent

Are you a Midwife who enjoys providing exceptional care to mothers and babies? We have Casual or Permanent hours available!

About us

Working for the Canterbury District Health Board – working for the Community. At its core, our vision is dependent on achieving a truly collaborative, ‘whole of system’ approach where everyone in the health system works together to do the right thing for the patient and the right thing for the system and our community as a whole.

Ashburton Hospital is a Level 3 Rural Hospital located close to the centre of Ashburton Township, Ashburton is a vibrant rural town located just an hour away from Christchurch.

About the role

This is an opportunity to be part of a small tight knit team offering essential services to the local community. As key support mothers and their babies the variety and challenge will keep you on your toes.

  • Ashburton Maternity is a primary unit comprised of five postnatal beds, and two delivery rooms with birth pools
  • Approximately 140 births per year with local women also returning postnatally from Christchurch Women’s Hospital
  • You will assist with births and care for women postnatally
  • Assist with stabilising women and babies before being transferred to Christchurch Women’s Hospital

Skills and experience

  • You will be a qualified midwife with a current practicing certificate
  • You will be a confident practitioner with exceptional patient assessment and interaction skills
  • You will have excellent interpersonal skills, confidence, a good sense of humour and the ability to be an effective member of the team

Our culture

  • Care and respect for others. Manaaki me te whakaute i te tangata
  • Integrity in all we do. Hāpai i ā mātou mahi katoa i runga i te pono
  • Responsibility for outcomes. Te Takohanga i ngā hua.


  • Something For You is an employee benefits programme available to all staff of the CDHB. CDHB staff are entitled to preferential rates at a wide selection of partners either on a permanent basis or at exclusive events throughout the year. For both the things you need and the things you just want, as a CDHB employee you will be sure to enjoy being able to choose a little Something For You

  • We help you to construct your Professional Development Pathway out of the components that are best for you, resulting in better patient outcomes

How to Apply

Apply online, or to find out more information, please contact Hayley Buick, Recruitment Specialist – Nursing, Phone: (03) 3377961 or email

Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website at to complete an application.

Registered Midwives

Womens Health, Waikato Hospital

Full and part time positions

Calling all Midwives

We require midwives who enjoy working in a busy hospital setting and want to develop their career.

What we offer:

  • Opportunities to develop your skills by working with complex cases and dealing with a wide range of conditions

  • Professional development and educational opportunities

  • Opportunity to rotate across all areas, Delivery Suite, Womens Assessment Unit, Antenatal and Postnatal.

What you need:

  • Preferably a minimum of two to three years post registration experience.

For more information on moving your midwifery career up another level with Waikato District Health Board please visit our website

Closing date: Open until filled