Registered Midwife - Maternity Unit at Bay of Plenty District Health Board (Tauranga/Whakatane), Bay of Plenty
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
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.
The Bay of Plenty District Health Board is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne. The BOPDHB is one of the Bay of Plenty's largest employers with over 4000 staff.
The white sandy beaches go on for miles so those keen on water sports, surfing or just strolling along the beach, you're in luck. Tauranga is central to many other towns and cities. The adventure capital of the North Island; Rotorua is a quick 45 minutes' drive away. Auckland and Coromandel peninsula are within 2 ½ hours' drive and our regional airport flies direct to Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch many times a day.
He kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role
The Bay of Plenty District Health Board is currently seeking Registered Midwives to join our Maternity Unit at Tauranga Hospital. We have a number of permanent positions available 0.4-0.8 FTE (32-64 hours per fortnight).
The maternity team is a close and supportive team who aim to provide excellent clinical care and a cheerful and nurturing environment for mothers and their babies. Midwives 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 and an excellent work/life balance.
He korero mōu - About You
If you have the ability to work across the scope of midwifery practice in a secondary care unit and enjoy working in a busy team, apply now indicating in your cover letter the number of hours per fortnight you would like to work.
You will have the opportunity to work with mothers, their babies and whānau. Recent experience in a maternity environment is required.
Knowledge of Tikanga, Te Tiriti o Waitangi, and the principles of Kaupapa Māori is also an asset. Applicants must be committed to implementing Te Toi Ahorangi strategy to ensure patients and their whānau move towards Toi Ora.
Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi – Our Values
At the Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) 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.
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.
The BOPDHB 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.
Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Bay of Plenty DHB you will be required to be fully vaccinated as a health care worker. Evidence of your vaccination status will be required at offer stage. If you do not meet this criteria, we are unable to progress your application.
All applications must be made online.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Bay of Plenty District Health Board (Tauranga/Whakatane)|
|Location:||Bay of Plenty|
|Position type:||Permanent Part time|
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