Registered Midwife, Maternity 0.8 FTE
Tairawhiti District Health Board
Gisborne, New Zealand
2d ago


Registered Midwife Position

Are you an experienced andcompetent midwife looking for a change?

Do you want to join anexperienced and supportive team?

Well, Puawai ArohaMaternity Unit, Hauora Tairāwhiti might just be the right place for you. We currentlyhave a permanent midwifery position available.

The position is a 0.8FTEbut this can be negotiable.

If successful youwould be working in partnership with the women of Tairāwhiti and theirwhānau alongside their LMC's. We provide primary and secondary carewithin a collegiate and supportive environment.

We have one of the highestbirth rates per capita, with approximately 700 births per year in ourculturally rich region. Puawai Aroha Maternity Unit boasts a relaxedatmosphere with five birthing suites and eight ante / postnatal rooms whichare well resourced to provide high quality and safe care from our friendlyteam.

These suites / rooms are situated together so you will be able towork across all areas of your scope of practice which would enable you to meetall your recertification requirements with the workshops we provide to supportyour educational needs.

We also run an antenatal clinic catering for the needsof pregnant women referred to us for a consultation or transfer of carefrom the LMC to our secondary care services.

We currently have a team of 5obstetricians’ and a NNU which is attached to our maternity unit.We all work closely together so that we can improve our outcomes for mumsand babies and have strong organisational values ofWhakarangatira (to enrich), Awhi (to support), Kotahitanga (togetherness) andAroha (Compassion) and our kaupapa, our vision, is "Whāia te hauora i Rotoi te Kotahitanga - A Healthier Tairāwhiti by working together".

In addition our DHB provides lots of work perkssuch as discounted gym memberships and purchases at local businesses and shops.

Our team organise regular social events which will help you get to know theteam and settle into Gisborne and all it has to offer.

Our team aim to support you to transition into your new role.

Tairāwhiti providesa work / life balance which other regions in New Zealand envy. With beautifulbeaches and landscapes a matter of minutes from work, we have a particularlyoutgoing team who enjoy nature and what our region has to offer.

So you maycome for the midwifery but find the additional bonus ofthe great lifestyle Gisborne has to offer.

Relocation supportis available and a comprehensive orientation package will be tailored to yourneeds.

To review the jobdescription, click here

Please contact LizLee Taylor on 0278116275 for more information or apply on line.

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