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Maternity Services

Masterton, New Zealand

Reference: 5782088

We have a rare and exciting opportunity for a person who can work as a Clinical Midwife Educator and Midwifery Clinical Coach. These roles combined are to work with midwives and the Maternity Unit team to enhance the standard of maternity care provided to women and babies.

Clinical Midwife Educator, 24 hours per fortnight fixed term Parental leave cover for up to 12 months.

The primary focus of this role is to provide leadership in clinical practice through the development, facilitation and provision of education to midwifery staff and LMC's; the undertaking of quality improvement activities and leading professional development. This role will assist the Director of Midwifery to maintain standards and progress midwifery within the DHB and region. You will also work alongside the Charge Midwife Manager in achieving service specific educational priorities.

Midwifery Clinical Coach, 32 hours per fortnight fixed term for 12 months

This new exciting position of Midwifery Clinical Coach will support midwives with the clinical demand and complexity of their work, particularly with new graduate midwives and midwifes returning to practice.

If you are a Registered Midwife with five or more years' experience and currently hold or will be eligible for full registration and have no conditions on your scope of practice with the Midwifery Council of New Zealand we would love to speak with you!

To learn more about the role, or for a friendly informal conversation please contact:

Michelle Thomas, Director of Midwifery & MQSP Coordinator on (06) 946-9800 ext 4118 or (027) 598-1453.

Vacancy Ref # 5782088

Closing Date: OPEN (until successful applicants are appointed)

To apply for this role, please visit www.wairarapadhbjobs.co.nz where you can also obtain a copy of the job description for this role.

Applications Close: 01 Apr 2022