Clinical Midwife Manager


Taranaki Base Hospital, New Plymouth

1.0 FTE (80 Hours per Fortnight)

Permanent Position

  • Are you looking to develop your Clinical Leadership and Operational Management Skills?
  • Do you have a passion for Midwifery and want a role to support change in an adaptive healthcare environment?

This is a great opportunity for midwives already working at the top of their scope. The successful candidate will be well supported with a comprehensive orientation and induction programme. This position has strong working relationships with the Senior Midwifery and Nursing teams, Medical staff, Service and Operational Managers and other members of the multi-disciplinary team to ensure the provision of high quality care.

The successful candidate will be someone with;

  • excellent problem solving and communication skills
  • be able to work in an interdisciplinary team and be able to navigate challenging situations.
  • advanced midwifery experience with proven leadership ability
  • experience in change and financial management is desirable, as well as a working knowledge of quality improvement.

Preferred candidates will have the following:

  • New Zealand Midwifery Council registration and Annual Practising Certificate
  • A relevant post graduate Qualification, Post Graduate Diploma desired.
  • Minimum 5 years post graduate midwifery experience across midwifery scope of practice.
  • Sound understanding of the legislation that underpins midwifery practice in New Zealand.
  • Quality Improvement knowledge and the ability to lead quality projects.
  • Knowledge of the implications of Treaty of Waitangi with a commitment to bi-culturalism.
  • Ability to work in a complex changing environment and able to juggle multiple competing priorities.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team.

For further information please contact Rachael Peek, Associate Director of Midwifery, via email Rachael.Peek@tdhb.org.nz