Midwives - Midwifery First Year of Practice (MFYP)
Waikato District Health Board
Hamilton, New Zealand
4d ago

Calling all new graduate midwives! Start your career with Waikato Hospital About our service

Waikato Hospital is a tertiary facility and we have over three and a half thousand births per year. As well as caring for women in the Waikato we are also the tertiary hospital for the Midland region for women requiring complex care.

Why us

We have an energetic team of midwife managers and medical staff, as well as a supportive team of midwifery leaders who help your transition to a new place of work.

This is a place that you can start consolidating your midwifery education with a planned, sustainable level of support behind you our educators, mentor midwives, midwife managers and midwifery leaders are all ready to help and encourage you as much as we can.

We have a great MFYP programme in place to make the transition from competent newly registered midwife to confident midwife as easy as possible.

You will rotate around all areas of the service (delivery suite and our ante and post-natal inpatients) gaining skills in caring for women with complexities in this amazing tertiary unit we have.

There is dedicated education days provided just for new graduates and support on the floor from the many skilled midwives we have that will mentor you in each area.

We are one of the largest hospitals on one campus in the Southern Hemisphere but we are also a close-knit community with great staff support.

Our DHB provides lots of work perks such as discounted gym memberships and health services, and provides a workplace support service to make working here a great decision.

Why Waikato

The Waikato is a great place to work and live, with plenty of recreational activities, relatively affordable housing, great shopping and few traffic worries.

We are close to other major cities for world-renown concerts and events, and we host many world-class sports events here.

We have superb restaurants and plenty of walking and cycling tracks. We are close to Raglan (45 minutes) for brilliant surfing, caf├ęs and chilling, and not too much further to the Coromandel coast with pristine waters and golden sand beaches.

Learn more about living in the Waikato here. (hyperlink to )

We provide assistance to successful candidates joining the Waikato DHB from outside the region to help with their relocation expenses.

Come join us. We look forward to hearing from you. Your application

Please apply directly online, and click to review the position description. Applications are not able to be accepted via email.

For any queries about the role please contact Tracy Jackson in the Recruitment Team on 027 265 8142 or email

Please attach a copy of your academic transcript with your CV when completing an application.

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