What we do
Weare seeking New Graduate Midwives to join us and work collegially within ourskilled and friendly multi-disciplinary teams as we work in partnership withour local Lead Maternity Carer’s to assess, plan, implement and evaluate healthcare for the mothers and babies of the Canterbury region.
We are one ofthe largest tertiary units in New Zealand and supported by our primary units weprovide women centered support and care for over 6000 births annually.
There may also be opportunities to gain experience within one of our outstanding women centered Primary Birthing Units at Ashburton, Rangiora or Lincoln.
The Mahi : Where you fit in
TheSouth Island of New Zealand Exciting, artistic, thriving urban areassurrounded by national parks in a spectacular natural environment.
Anenvironment that supports and encourages a large variety of individual andfamily outdoor activities. Our Midwifery service is looking forward tomentoring, helping and supporting you as you begin this new chapter in yourmidwifery career.
Our Culture : What matters to us
Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi
Putting people at the heart of all wedo
Healthis ultimately all about people. What’s important around here is the way we carefor and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, andgoing about our work with integrity.
Belonging Here : Becoming part ofour story
The Canterbury DHB believesthat diversity and inclusion is key to ensure we deliver the best care for ourdiverse population.
The Canterbury DHB is an inclusive and equal opportunityemployer that welcome and respects everyone.
If this role has sparked your interestbut does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have alook at our roles that better suit your expertise.
The role that you are applyingfor is one that may only be performed by a person who has been vaccinatedagainst Covid-19.
It is therefore a condition of this application thatyou are vaccinated againstCovid-19. As a person working in the health anddisability sector you will come into contact with a large number of people,some of whom may be vulnerable.
Without a vaccine, there is the risk thatyou may contract Covid-19. The requirement to be vaccinated is to keepyou safe and also to endeavour to protect others against the potentialtransmission ofCovid-19 as a result of you contracting it in the course of youremployment.