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Ashburton - Casual Midwives

Canterbury District Health Board
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Our Purpose: What We're Here For

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you're part of something very special. We're world leaders in the delivery of integrated health care, and we're always striving to Make It Better. From the carers on the front line working directly with patients and communities, to our talented support teams who enable that care, we plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region. And we're all about putting people at the heart of everything we do.

Our Culture: What Matters To Us

Ko Te Whatu Manawa Tangata

Putting people at the heart of all we do

For us to continue putting our communities at the centre of our health system, we're putting our own people at the centre of everything we do. Because health is ultimately all about people. What's important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility that all our people take for delivering outcomes, and that we go about our work with integrity in all we do.

What matters to us is doing the right thing, valuing everyone, and being and staying well ourselves so we can care for our community.

The Role: What This Opportunity's All About

If you are an experienced Registered Midwife holding a current practising certificate and are looking for a role where you can work both autonomously and as part of wonderful rural team then we would love to hear from you. We are an efficient, friendly service with a seven bedded unit, where we strive to provide quality women centred maternity care for the women and families of our community.

As a midwife within our service you will be responsible for the overall planning, assessing, implementing and evaluating midwifery care in collaboration with women, their families and the wider MDT.

The Role: Where you fit it

  • You will have a passion for normal physiological birth, women-centred care and a commitment to support breastfeeding as you collaborate with LMC midwives and our maternity services teams to ensure mothers and babies receive optimum care / outcomes during their stay
  • We pride ourselves in offering women and their families a relaxed and homelike environment therefore you will enjoy being part of a team of midwives who work together with women of all ages and backgrounds to provide optimum evidence based advice, midwifery care during pregnancy, labour and the post-partum period

Belonging Here: Becoming Part Of Our Story

Our people enjoy access to a fantastic benefits scheme, flexible working arrangements and a genuine and ongoing focus on career development.

We hope you'll seriously consider joining us, but if this isn't a good fit for you, please share the opportunity with your personal networks and help us find our next rock star!

If this particular role isn't for you, we do have other similar opportunities - please look on our careers page or give us a call to discuss.

Apply online, or to find out more information, please contact Jessica Massey


Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now!

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