Midwife Specialist - Te Manawa o Hine Team at Auckland District Health Board (Central Auckland), Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
E hara taku toa i te toa takitahi engari he toa takitini
The effort of a team’s success acknowledges the contribution and support of others.
• Nau mai ki Te Manawa o Hine, join us on our haerenga/journey in creating a better future as we embrace achieving equity for whānau Māori
• If you are concerned about health inequities for Māori and keen on making a difference for outcomes, we want to hear from you!
• If you are non-Māori and equity driven and able to embrace and work within a Te Ao Māori world view, we would love for you be a part of our team.
• Join us in our contribution as Aotearoa transforms the way health is delivered. Be part of the solution!
Mō tō mātou rōpū | About our Team
Te Manawa o Hine are like whānau. We are a midwifery service that embrace Te Ao Māori, working towards improving outcomes for whānau as we work through the lens of equity. Aroha is the cornerstone of our mahi as we advocate for whānau to navigate through the most precious moments in preparing for the arrival of pēpi.
You can truly be yourself with us, feel grounded, have a sense of belonging and a voice as we value your midwifery expertise and experience. We will awhi you so you can support our hapu whānau by providing you all the ‘tools of the trade’ you need. We are part of the ‘big machine’ who manaaki the team as they too understand the important mahi we do.
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
Our overarching goal is to reduce inequities, eliminate barriers to engagement, by enabling whānau Tino Rangatiratanga, Ōritetanga and Mana Motuhake as a true commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
As a Midwife Specialist you will be equity driven by providing support and expert resource for the wider midwifery community. This role provides midwifery cares for Māori & Pacifica wāhine with complex medical and obstetric complications as you will assist whānau as they navigate through the high risk maternal fetal medicine clinics. We acknowledge this journey can be uncertain for whānau, with you by their side, your support and guidance can make a huge difference. As an autonomous midwife with expert knowledge and professionalism, your caseload supports whānau during the antenatal and postnatal care modules.This is your chance to make a difference alongside our passionate team by working in partnership with the multidisciplinary team to optimise hapu whānau experience within the hospital and community settings and being part of the solution.
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
For this role, we are looking for the following:
• Ideally a minimum of 4 years post graduate experience
• A genuine desire to improve equity for whānau by eliminating barriers and bias that prevent whānau Māori engaging with Maternity services
• A well-rounded midwifery experiences an advantage in order to understand & support women and her whānau through a complex pregnancy and birth journey
• Computer literate particularly navigating Regional Clinical Portal and Badgernet is ideal but not imperative as training can be provided
• Knowledgeable in working with and implementing Turanga Kaupapa in practice and organisational policies to guide care plans
We are open to having a kōrero and flexible around working arrangements. If interested, please contact Annmarie Taiapa-Johnson - Kaiwhakahaere / Charge Midwife on 021941539 or 0800866446 or email AnnmarieT@adhb.govt.nz.
He aha ō painga ki tēnei mahi | Why you will enjoy working here
In return for your contribution, you will join our rōpu that values the diversity of thought, backgrounds and experiences that we all uniquely bring and are an advocate for supporting hauora | well-being. In addition:
• Full support for your career growth and progression inclusive of attending Ngā Manukura o Āpopo and /or post graduate education.
• Professional ongoing development and training including any equipment and expense you will need to do your mahi
• Kāhui Hononga Rōpu - Wider Māori Kaimahi network and support
• Access to Te Reo Māori class
• Relocation support to move to Tāmaki Makaurau
• A flexible approach to support your work-life balance
• Employee Assistance Programme - Confidential support year-round
The remuneration for this position is covered by a collective agreement: Midwifery (MERAS) MECA 1 Feb 2021 to April 30, 2023
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Apply below or visit our website http://www.careers.adhb.govt.nz/ using job reference number AUC15212. Attach a copy of your CV and Cover Letter:
If you need help with online application, please contact Maylaine Cerna, Recruitment Consultant at MaylaineC@adhb.govt.nz.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Auckland District Health Board (Central Auckland)|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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