Registered Midwife, Kenepuru Maternity Unit
Capital Health Careers
Wellington, New Zealand
7d ago

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has the equivalent of around 4,300 full time staff, making us a major employer in the Wellington region.

We are also the leading provider of a number of specialist services, including neurosurgery, oncology, neonatal intensive care, and specialised mental health services, for the upper South and lower North Islands, a population of about 900,000 people.

Our DHB has an annual budget of more than $1 billion, which we use to deliver health services directly and contract external providers to provide care, such as general practices, rest homes and pharmacists.

Wellington is New Zealand’s capital. It is a foodies paradise, cultural art-loving harbour city, and a place you quickly begin to call home.

Wellington has been named the best place to live in the world by Deutsche Bank’s 2017 study of 47 cities globally ranked.

According to Deutsche Bank, it is also officially the city with the world's highest quality of life and has the least pollution of any city ranked.

ABOUT THE ROLE

  • Permanent full-time or part-time
  • 32 hours per fortnight minimum
  • Sole charge role
  • Thinking about a new challenge?

    The Kenepuru PrimaryMaternity unit is seeking an experienced and confident midwife to join our small dynamic and friendly team either on a full time or part time role! Kenepuru Maternity is a midwifery-

    led , BFHI accredited facility.

    Theprimary setting offers autonomy and a close working relationships with women,whanau and our LMC midwifery colleagues.

    Ifyou are wanting to expand your midwifery skills and knowledge and be part ofmaking a difference in our community through the work you do, then this is themove for you!

    You will be primarilyresponsible for postnatal care in partnership with a women’s LMC . You may also be required to support LMC midwives during labour &birth.

    As this is a sole charge position, you will bethe type of person who is able to deal with issues requiring rapid response andyou will be confident in emergency situations.

    We are looking for an experienced midwife who :

  • Has a strong midwifery philosophy
  • Has the ability to work as a member of a team
  • Has the ability to work in an efficient and organised way
  • Is adaptable to change
  • Has the ability to work collaboratively with all health professionals to support excellent maternity care
  • Has strong interpersonal and communication skills; verbal, telephone,written and electronic
  • Understands the importance of liaising with all stakeholders in the hospital and community environment
  • If this sounds like you, we are looking forward to hearing from you. You must have a current annual practicing certificate and on confident level of the QLP and working towards progression.

    SKILLS ANDEXPERIENCE

  • Registration with the Midwifery Council of NZ as a Registered Midwife
  • Current practising certificate with no restrictions on practice
  • Experience in Primary, Secondary and Tertiary maternity care;
  • On confident level on QLP or working towards Leadership
  • Sound computer skills
  • BENEFITS

    Capability development is a high priority forCCDHB. Professional development opportunities are a given, as well as theability to upskill and to take on other roles.

    People and their skills arehighly valued at CCDHB.

    Staff benefits include discounts from manycompanies throughout the region, access to a cost-effective gym includingexercise classes and use of two low-

    cost holiday homes at Taupo.

    HOW TO APPLY

    Applications will not be accepted via email. All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online CCDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button.

    Applications close on 10 June 2018. Please ensure your uploaded CV and cover letter is in either Word or PDF format. For further information on this role, please email recruitment ccdhb.

    org.nz and please indicate the vacancy number (NM127-17) and job title in the subject line.

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