Midwifery Leader


We are looking for a fulltime Midwifery Leader / LMC employed by Tararua Health Group (THG)and based at Dannevirke Community Hospital- a primary unit. You will work 40 hours a week  with weekends and Public holidays off.

You will care for a team of 4 employed LMC midwives who work a roster of 4 days on 4 days off in two teams. We work closely with Nurses and GPs within THG. The Dannevirke Midwifery team care for 130-140 women a year and there are a large number of our women who require secondary care at Palmerston North Hospital. The midwives here offer homebirths and  births in the primary unit and we are 1 hour from secondary care.

We use MMPO MIS IT system which links to Palmerston North MCIS system .

In this role, as well as overseeing and caring for the team, you will assist the fortnightly secondary clinic in Dannevirke to help with the 3 way conversations, organize rosters, check financials, attend leadership meetings in THG and write reports for CEO. Other parts of the role include organizing student midwives needing rural placements, liasing with Oranga Tamariki, Maternity Social workers, Well Child Nurses, and Public Health Nurses

This job includes 4 weeks annual leave, sick leave and 5 paid education days annually

You will need to have a current Practising Certificate, be a NZCOM member, have a strong interest in the profession, a drivers licence and a ready sense of humour.

If you are interested feel welcome to ring Linda Shannon 06 3745691 to discuss the job or email your interest with covering letter and CV to Parrish.Peeti@thg.org.nz