Core Midwife New Graduate Programme
South Canterbury District Health Board (Timaru)
Timaru Hospital
5d ago
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Jean ToddMaternity Ward - Timaru Hospital

SouthCanterbury District Health Board (SCDHB)

MidwifeNew Graduate Programme

Part Time32 Hours per week (0.8 FTE)

Think for a moment about the kindof midwife you d be in an ideal environment. You d be cool and calm, patientand compassionate, and always have time for that mum who s having a post-birth moment or needs some extra breastfeeding support.

And that s exactly whatyou ll be at South Canterbury District Health Board.

Welcome toTimaru Hospital s Jean Todd Maternity Unit. We warmly invite you to apply for a positionat South Canterbury District Health Board in our Graduate Midwife Programme.

Our friendly, supportive, encouraging setting is a great place to begin yourmidwifery career. We aim to assist you in further developing your clinicalpractice and critical thinking skills with a programme and environment thatsupports your individual needs.

Our programme is designed to facilitate thesmooth transition from student to practising midwife.

Welcome toyour next level. This 14 Month programme offers the following to complement yourMFYP :

  • A structured orientation including 6 weeks supernumerary supported by an experienced preceptor
  • Paid study days designed to meet your learning needs and to support you in your clinical area
  • Extensive range of services offering exposure to a wide variety of learning experiences
  • Support and guidance from our designated Midwifery Educator and the Learning hub staff
  • A teaching DHB with an excellent reputation
  • On site education for PROMPT, Midwifery Combined Emergency Skills, Newborn Life Support and ongoing Breastfeeding education.
  • Welcome to the Timaru District. If it s a lifestyle change you relooking for, this is where you ll find it. As well as very little traffic, anda friendly, relaxed community.

    Not to mention easy access to outdoor andcultural activities all year round. You ll find plenty to refresh you outsidework and have more time to do it too.

    Welcome to our community. This isn t a place where you wave yourpatients goodbye at the door this is a small, close knit place, and you llwatch their babies grow as you go about your daily life.

    This is midwifery as you vealways imagined it. And if you re ready to take on this very satisfying roleand lifestyle, then it s time to take the opportunity.


    Please contact Fiona orHayley, to express your interest (and for more information) in applying forthis programme :

    Fiona Hickson - Charge Midwife Manager

    Ph : (03) 6844000 ext 8886

    Email :

    Hayley Rowe-Jones Midwife Educator

    Ph (03) 6844000 ext 8828

    Email :

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