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Core Midwife - Maternity

Nelson Marlborough District Health Board
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Nelson - Marlborough - Nelson
Nelson - Marlborough
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Job Description

  • Supportive team environment along with excellent educational opportunities
  • Temporary 0.8FTE covering parental leave
  • Nelson Marlborough Health offer a range of education and training opportunities

About the role

We are looking for a NZ registered Midwife or a Nurse with maternity experience to join our maternity team. You will bring passion, commitment and proficiency to our team. This opportunity is a temporary (0.8 FTE /64 hours a fortnight) role covering for one of our permanent staff who is on parental leave. Each year across the region we have 900 - 1000 births and this number is growing and the population demographics are also changing. The role will be busy and varied - no two days will be the same.

About you

You will be a high performing health professional with a desire to contribute to our team. We would love to hear from you if you are a registered nurse with maternity experience or a midwife with the following skills and experience:

  • Total commitment to women centred care
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Knowledge of diversity and culturally respectful care
  • Ability to work as part of a team and contribute to the broader organisational health care objectives
  • Skills in maternity care in a secondary environment

About Nelson Marlborough Health

Nelson Marlborough Health is the main funder and provider of health services in the Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions. Our vision is that all people live well, get well, stay well. Kaiao te tini, ka ora te mano, ka noho ora te nuinga. We service a population of around 145,000 from two main sites, Nelson and Blenheim at the top of the South Island.

What we offer

We offer the opportunity to join a friendly and supportive team. Excellent educational opportunities with support for workshop, education days and postgraduate qualifications.

Nelson Marlborough Health is the largest employer in the region and therefore we have excellent opportunities for career growth.

How to apply

For role specific information please contact Sylvia Keller, Charge Midwife Manager on

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274

Keen to apply now, it's easy. Please click 'apply now' and fill in our online application form.


Applications close: Sunday, 21 October 2018.

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