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Core Midwife - Maternity

Temporary, full time position covering parental leave

We invite you to join our core Midwifery team at Nelson Hospital. We are an enthusiastic, friendly team with a commitment to providing childbearing women with optimal health care through women-centred and appropriate clinical assessment, planning, intervention, evaluation and education. We have approximately 1000 births each year.

We welcome applications from current NZ registered midwives with passion, experience, commitment and proficiency in clinical midwifery practice, along with the ability to role model and to be part of a team. We offer a supportive team environment along with excellent educational opportunities.

This is a temporary, full time position, working 80 hours a fortnight - 1.0FTE, covering parental leave for up to 12 months.

Nelson Marlborough Health is committed to identifying, supporting and protecting vulnerable children. This role is classified as a Children's Worker role under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014. As such the successful candidate will be required to undergo a safety check prior to commencing employment.

Closing date: Thursday, 27 April 2017.

Reference: N17/112.

Online application, CV and cover letter are required before your application can be processed.

Enquiries can be made to Human Resources Nelson telephone: 03 546 1274 or email

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Midwife Opportunities, Women’s Health - Auckland

  • Join our passionate and innovative Maternity Service in a well-supported environment.
  • Take your midwifery practice to the next level at NZ’s leading Women’s Health service.
  • Permanent and fixed term options, both part time and full time opportunities are available.
  • Experience an outstanding Auckland lifestyle.
  • New Midwifery Director driving positive change and excellence in maternity care.

Located next to the beautiful Auckland Domain, Auckland District Health Board is the largest provider of Women’s Health Services in Australasia, supporting more than 7,500 births each year across primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary maternity services. As a national referral and teaching hospital we provide comprehensive maternity care to women with opportunities for midwives to practice across all areas.

Maternity Services at Auckland DHB include:-

  • A 16 bed Labour and Birthing unit
  • Antenatal and postnatal wards (77 beds)
  • Women’s Assessment Unit providing 24/7 acute service for pregnant women
  • A Day Assessment Unit providing appointment based care for women
  • A Maternal Fetal Medicine and Obstetric Medicine service for women with more complex needs

We currently have multiple vacancies for Midwives to join our wonderful, values driven team that strives to provide the very best care for women and their families. Permanent and/or Fixed Term both full time and/or part-time positions available.

Working with our Team you can expect:-

  • Work-life balance

  • A culturally safe and respectful environment

  • To be supported in your practice as you learn and develop new skills
  • The opportunity to partner women through a wide spectrum of experiences
  • The opportunity to learn and develop skills across a range of specialty midwifery areas, education, and clinical leadership

What are we looking for?

We are looking for experienced midwives who enjoy providing women-centred care and are keen to work within a highly skilled, multidisciplinary team. You will need to be passionate about making a difference, motivated, an excellent communicator, be able to make clinical decisions and demonstrate professional accountability.


  • At least two year’s postgraduate experience as a midwife
  • Current New Zealand Midwifery Registration or eligible for Registration with the New Zealand Midwifery Council
  • A current Annual Practicing Certificate

Auckland region is home to over 1.5 million people; a blend of sophisticated city living and outdoor beauty makes it one of the most desirable places to live in New Zealand. In 2015 the city was rated the third best city in the world in the Mercer Quality of Living survey.

Living and working here has so much to offer! From the best education in New Zealand, exceptional sports, world-class restaurants to a thriving arts and culture scene there is something here for everyone!

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How to apply

If this sounds like you, NOW IS THE TIME!!

To apply, please visit our website on quoting ref number: CEN00774 and attach a copy of your CV and Covering Letter.

Applications close: 31st May 2017

For any further information regarding these exciting opportunities, please contact Eileen Dreyer (Recruitment Consultant) via email: quoting job number: CEN00774

If you are located outside of New Zealand we are happy to discuss relocation options with you.

Auckland DHB is committed to the application of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children. This position is a Core Children’s Worker as defined by the Act.

Registered Midwife, Maternity North, North Shore Hospital

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

If you need assistance with your online application, please email Vickie Shakur, Recruitment Consultant, on or phone +64 9 442 7248.

To be considered for upcoming positions then please apply directly online at quoting reference number NOR01203

Applications close Sunday, 30 April 2017.

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

Registered Midwife, Palmerston North

Women’s Health

Palmerston North Hospital

Our Reference ; Vacancy ID: 3999

• Join our supportive hospital midwifery team

We are currently seeking to employ experienced registered midwives to join our supportive hospital midwifery team.

The midwife will work in partnership with women and their families/whanau, collaborating with the multi-disciplinary team to deliver effective care.

We have permanent part-time positions available working rostered rotating shifts in both the Delivery Suite and Maternity ward.

MidCentral District Health Board is committed to ensuring that children and young people are safe from abuse and harm. As part of our commitment to children and young people, and in line with the Vulnerable Children Act 2014, appointment to positions that involve regular or overnight contact with children will include worker safety checks. These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory police clearance. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates. To find out more information about the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 click here.

For further information/job description and/ or to apply please click here.

Closing date: Open until filled

Join a Rural Midwifery Practice in Mid Central

Tararua Health Group

Are you an experienced Midwife keen to join an outstanding team of committed rural Midwives and health care professionals? Then we want to hear from you. Due to staff changes, an opportunity has arisen for a fantastic employed Lead Maternity Carer (Midwife) to join our midwifery team. We are keen to hear from experienced midwives interested in working in a challenging and rewarding rural setting. This position is permanent full time built around a roster of 4 days on 24 hour call, then 4 days off.

Tararua Health Group provides a 3 bedded maternity unit within our Community Hospital, caring for women providing continuity of care for antenatal, labour and birth. Ideally you’ll be a team player with a sense of humour, energy, a willingness to learn and an enthusiasm for clinical excellence. Full orientation will be provided.

We are looking for:

• An experienced midwife seeking a move to a rural environment

• Current Practicing Certificate

If you reside out of the Tararua area, you may be eligible to apply for a rural grant from RMRR to relocate.

Please contact: Linda Shannon, Midwife Leader, Tararua Health Group PO Box 275 Dannevirke 4942 Phone 0274 775562 Email

All enquiries will be in confidence.


Permanent, 20 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