Registered Midwife Maternity Unit/Ko Matariki
Bay of Plenty District Health Board
Whakatane, NZ
2d ago

Registered Midwife Maternity Unit / Kō Matariki

Employment Type : Casual Positions

Mō Tātou About Us

Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more.

Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.

Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne.

We serve a population of approximately 259,000 for the major population centres of Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puke, Whakatāne, Kawerau and Ōpōtiki.

Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is one of the Bay of Plenty’s largest employers with over 4000 staff.

Click this link to find out more about Whakatāne and its attractions!

Living in the sunniest place in New Zealand isn’t the only reason people have to smile in the Eastern Bay of Plenty. Our stunning region offers New Zealand’s recently voted favourite beach, endless other coastlines to ancient forests and is blessed with breath-taking landscapes and rich Māori culture.

He Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role

Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty are currently seeking Midwives to join their casual pool, working as when required’ to cover days with high demand at Whakatāne Hospital.

The positions are based in the Whakatāne Maternity Unit / Kō Matariki is a secondary care unit with approx.. 650 births PA and a 3-cot Level 2 Special Care baby Unit.

The community we provide care to is a rural and semi-rural area with 60 percent Māori population. You will have the opportunity to work with mothers and their babies and whānau.

The maternity team is a close and supportive team who aim to provide excellent clinical care and cheerful nurturing environment for mothers and their babies.

Midwives and nurses are encouraged to develop areas of interest, share knowledge, and identify quality improvement opportunities.

The team are very much part of the local community and enjoy the rewarding work an excellent work / life balance.

Ko o tatou painga Our Benefits

  • In-House career development
  • Flexible working practices (e.g. We support work life balance and flexible work arrangements whenever possible)
  • Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
  • Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership
  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Free onsite parking
  • Discounts (with local businesses)
  • Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi Our Values

    At Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty we recruit for our Manaakitanga CARE values. Why do we do this? Because values-based teams deliver better care.

    Our manaakitanga CARE values (Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence) support each of us to make a difference every day in the things we do and say.

    Therefore, it's important that when recruiting, we recruit new colleagues who live by our CARE values.

    Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations.

    It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.

    Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply

    You can view the position description below and to apply for the role please click APPLY NOW. For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career’s portal.

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