Home Midwives College roles and services Situations vacant Core Midwives – Motueka Maternity Unit

Core Midwives – Motueka Maternity Unit

  • Bring your commitment to women-centred care to the Motueka maternity unit
  • Supportive team environment
  • Two part-time positions available

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

We are looking for two NZ registered midwives with loads of passion and commitment to join our Motueka maternity team on a temporary basis.

We have two positions available as follows:

  • One fixed-term 0.6FTE vacancy working 48 hours a fortnight until 16 May 2021
  • One temporary 0.9FTE parental leave vacancy working 72 hours a fortnight for up to 12-months, from mid-May 2021

Please indicate if you have a preference for either position in your covering letter.

The Motueka Maternity unit is a primary birthing and postnatal care unit with around 40-50 births a year and around 140 postnatal transfers from Nelson. The unit delivers a highly regarded postnatal care model working in partnership with LMC’s and whānau to provide whānau centred care.

Midwives with current roles in the region are welcome to apply.

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. You will have the skills and experience to staff the unit on your own as well as the ability to work as part of a team and contribute to the broader organisational health care objectives.

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Nelson Marlborough Health is the main health provider for 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 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)


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

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on vacancies@nmdhb.govt.nz or 03 546 1274.

Alternatively for role specific information please contact Ashleigh Foord – Acting Team Leader on Ashleigh.Foord@nmdhb.govt.nz

Keen to apply now, it’s easy. Please click apply and fill in our online application form.



Applications close: Open until filled (Applications will be reviewed as received so we encourage you to apply at your earliest convenience.)

Nelson Marlborough Health 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.