Core Midwife at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Whanganui, Manawatu / Whanganui
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Te Whatu Ora vaccination policy
As one of Aotearoa's largest employers of the health and disability workforce and a leader across the sector, Te Whatu Ora has and continues to have an obligation to ensure both the safety and wellbeing of its staff and patients.
Te Whatu Ora has an expectation that all new staff will be up to date with their vaccinations before they join Te Whatu Ora.
- Secondary Maternity Unit
- Affordable living
- Small friendly team
- Assistance with relocation
We have positions available for midwives to commence practice within our supportive team of hospital midwives at Whanganui hospital.
We have a comprehensive hospital orientation programme and a Midwife Clinical Coach for support and specific orientation to our maternity service.
If you are an experienced and passionate midwife and currently have a NZ Registration, we would really love to hear from you.
Assistance with relocation costs will be offered to successful candidates
At Te Whatu Ora - Whanganui we recruit for Ngā Uarātanga (Our Values). Why do we do this? Values-based teams deliver better care. Ngā Uarātanga 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 have Ngā Uarātanga that align with ours.
If you would like to discuss opportunities with Whanganui Hospital you can contact Lucy Pettit Director of Midwifery (email@example.com) or Angela Adam Clinical Midwife Manager (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible and before the closing date – Whanganui Hospital will review applications received and interview suitable candidates following application.
Ko wai mātou | Who are we
Whanganui Hospital Maternity Unit is classed as a Secondary Maternity Facility, providing three birthing rooms - each have their own birthing pool and 11 inpatient bed units (14 beds in total).
Whanganui Hospital maternity service has a high normal birth rate, long history of water births, low intervention rates, low caesarean rates. We are a small dedicated team with a commitment to providing women with optimal healthcare through women-centred and appropriate clinical assessment, planning, intervention, evaluation and education.
Te Whatu Ora - Whanganui serves an estimated population of 68,395 and includes residents of the Whanganui and Rangitikei Territorial Authority areas, as well as the Ruapehu Territorial Authority area wards of Waimarino and Waiouru – known as South Ruapehu.
The community we provide care to is semi-rural / rural with Māori making up 27.3% of our population (compared to the New Zealand average of 16.6%) and small but growing populations of Pacific and Asian people.
Whanganui has something for everyone our centrally located region offers access to outdoor activities such as kayaking, skiing, surfing, tramping, cycling, fishing and hunting. There are a good selection of schools and plenty of areas to take the family out and play. Nestled between 2 snow-capped mountains, on the banks of Whanganui River there is always plenty to do and explore. Whanganui has the best value for money real estate in NZ and has been voted prettiest city. As Whanganui is centrally located access to airports makes travelling nationally and internationally a breeze.
Whanganui Hospital is located in the center of this beautiful region, our hospital encourages a relaxed and healthy work life balance which is a great reason to consider us.
You can discover more about Whanganui here: www.discoverwhanganui.nz
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Whanganui|
|Location:||Manawatu / Whanganui|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
|Attachment:||Core Midwife - Nov 2022.pdf (PDF, 398KB)
About Te Whatu Ora - Whanganui 2022.pdf (PDF, 192KB)
Application form October 2022.pdf (PDF, 183KB)
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