Midwifery Return to Practice Programme - Auckland, New Zealand
Counties Manukau Health
Manukau, Auckland, New Zealand
16h ago

Midwifery Return to Practice Programme Women’s Health, Auckland DHB Commencing November 2018 with ongoing employment

  • Are you interested in returning to midwifery practice?
  • Do you have a passion for woman centred care?
  • Do you want to work in a supportive environment, with unique and varied experiences and a range of future career options that you won’t find anywhere else in New Zealand?
  • If you answered yes, then Auckland DHB is the place to be!
  • Being a midwife is an immense privilege, allowing you a unique opportunity to partner with women in the wider community as they navigate their journey in to motherhood.

    It makes sense then that you would partner with the leading healthcare provider to embark on your return to midwifery practice.

    Auckland District Health Board (ADHB) is one of the largest quality health providers in New Zealand offering a wide range of primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary services to around 1.

    6 million people in the northern region as well as nationally for specific specialities. A stone’s throw away from Auckland Domain and the vibrant city lifestyle there is a lot to see and do.

    Women’s Health provides high quality health services for women who require specialist maternity, gynaecology and fertility care.

    Comprehensive neonatal services support our maternity service. Our focus is on achieving the best possible health outcomes for women, their babies and their whānau / family.

    About the role As a return to practice midwife, you will be at the frontline welcoming the next generation of Kiwis into the world.

    With approximately 7000 births each year, our service is a hive of activity. Working closely with the multidisciplinary and midwifery education teams, you will be empowered and encouraged to take your learning and skills to the next level.

    You will be given the scoop to thrive in a range of complex clinical settings. What can you expect from your new role at ADHB?

  • A commitment from us to support you in your return to midwifery practice, tailored to your individual learning needs and requirements
  • Comprehensive education and support from our talented midwifery educators
  • Flexibility in hours and shifts permanent, fixed term both part-time and full-time positions available
  • Clear pathways to learn and develop professionally across a range of speciality midwifery practice, including clinical expertise, education, research and leadership
  • Dedicated and diverse team environment
  • Specialist maternity care provided to our community - 24 / 7 Women’s Assessment Unit, Fetal Maternal Medicine and obstetric services for complex care as well as a devoted Maori Midwife Team
  • Based centrally the Domain is at your door step with close proximity to transport hubs.
  • Returning to practice as a midwife at Auckland DHB will prepare you for opportunities to grow yourself professionally regardless of where you are at in your career or personal life.

    Our leadership team has a depth of understanding and knowledge of the realities of what the role can bring and provide hands on support to maximise both individual and team performance.

    We have worked hard to transform our services to promote an environment where our staff can truly do their life’s best work, so now is an exciting time to join us! What are we looking for?

    We are looking for midwives interested in returning to practice, who are focused on supporting and delivering the best possible outcomes for women who engage with our services.

    Like the rest of our team, you will be called to this role by your passion to work collaboratively, and make a difference through culturally responsive care and professional accountability.

    We are seeking dedicated midwives who are looking to return to practice, develop and refresh their midwifery skills and are motivated to work with us to further shape the future development of our maternity service and take us to the next level. You will have :

  • Previously had at least two year’s postgraduate experience as a midwife
  • Current New Zealand midwifery registration or eligible for registration with the Midwifery Council of New Zealand
  • Support from us to obtain an Annual Practicing Certificate
  • If you have the motivation and commitment we are looking for then express your interest by applying now. If you would like to have a confidential chat about your application please email Yvonne Reyes, Recruitment Consultant at YReyes adhb.

    govt.nz 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.

    This position is a Core Children's worker under the VCA & requires full safety checks completed before any new employee starts

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