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Casual Registered Midwives (Maternity Services)

Masterton, New Zealand

Reference: 5194820

We have exciting opportunities for Registered Midwives to join our core midwifery team. Working within the Wairarapa DHB you will become part of an enthusiastic, dynamic and committed team of health workers providing an innovative approach to healthcare, with the bonus of a healthy balanced lifestyle and opportunities for professional development.

The Wairarapa has a proven track record of developing innovative models of care through collaboration of primary and secondary health providers. Our maternity service provides care for women in the Wairarapa region with just under 500 births per annum. Midwives have the opportunity to work across their scope of practice by, providing care to ante and postnatal inpatients and working alongside their Midwife LMC colleagues to provide secondary intrapartum care.

These are casual positions working 0 - 80 hours per fortnight, as and when required. Applicants must be available at short notice to cover any shift, including weekends and nights.

We want to hear from you if you have a passion to provide midwifery care in partnership with other care providers, and you want to work in a friendly and supportive environment providing both primary and secondary care to patients. You will need to be registered with the Midwifery Council of New Zealand and hold a current Annual Practising Certificate.

For further information please contact Leila Sparrow, Charge Midwife Manager on (06) 946-9800 ext 4111 or (027) 675-5931.

The Wairarapa region offers a fantastic lifestyle for all. With quality schools, strong community spirit, great beaches and rivers world class vineyards, and mountain ranges, this is a place you can call home. Wairarapa Hospital, based in Masterton, is a little more than an hour from Palmerston North Airport, Wellington International Airport and Inter-Island ferry connections. Daily rail services link Wellington with Wairarapa towns.

Or to learn more about the Wairarapa region please visit any of the following websites:

www.wairarapa.dhb.org.nz Wairarapa DHB website

www.wairarapanz.com Wairarapa's main information website

www.times-age.co.nz Our local newspaper

www.mstn.govt.nz Information on the local council and area

www.harcourts.co.nz Real Estate agency

www.propertybrokers.co.nz/branches/masterton/ Real Estate & rental property agency

Closing Date: OPEN (until successful applicants are appointed)