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Caseloading Midwife - Fiordland

Caseloading Midwife

Te Anau/Lumsden Location

Salary Band – $106,809 - $108,636 p.a. pro rata + Kiwisaver


  • Join us as we change the future of healthcare in Southern NZ, permanent part time and full time opportunities available
  • Competitive salary
  • Providing continuity of maternity care to whanau in our rural communities


Join us and have the opportunity to be a part of shaping a new service in this region. Te Whatu Ora Southern are establishing a caseload midwifery team to provide antenatal, intrapartum, and postnatal care for women who require pregnancy services in Te Anau, Lumsden and the surrounding communities.


Mō te tūranga | About the role

In your role as Caseloading Midwife you will be working independently to manage your own caseload, with the support of the wider team encompassing other caseloading midwives, and the support of your Midwife Manager and Service Manager. We have a women-centered approach to our care, and you will be making a real difference to the patient experience for these pregnant people and their whanau.


You will also have the opportunity to be a part of a wider caseloading midwives’ community across the region. Education opportunities specific to your role will be available and your professional development will be encouraged and supported.


Fiordland is located in a stunning rural environment and offers many opportunities for exploring the region on your days off.


Mōu ake | About you

To be considered for this role you will need to:

  • Be a Registered Midwife with a current Annual Practicing Certificate for New Zealand
  • Have excellent communication skills and the ability to easily build rapport with people from all walks of life
  • Be passionate about midwifery and have a real desire to provide the best care possible


If you think you’d like working in a team where integrity, honesty and a great sense of humor count, we’d love to hear from you!


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Painga | Benefits

  • MERAS salary plus a rural package including pool car and equipment
  • Ongoing professional development, and opportunities to spend time in secondary and tertiary units
  • At least 4 weeks annual leave per year (pro rata), in addition to leave entitlements for sickness, bereavement, professional development, and union meetings
  • Free on-site parking


Mō mātou | About us

Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. We take pride in all the services we provide, and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.


Now is a great time to relocate to family-friendly Southern if you are considering a move! The Southern district offers excellent amenities, first class early childhood through to tertiary education, and the opportunity to have an outstanding work-life balance.  Whether it is surfing or skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live music or art – there’s something for everyone. The stunning Catlins, Queenstown and Central Otago regions are within driving distance, offering beautiful scenery and plenty of recreational opportunities, whatever your passion. Check out for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.


Utu whānui |Salary range

This role falls under the terms and conditions of the expired DHBs/MERAS Multi-Employer Collective Agreement (1 February 2021 – 30 April 2023), and the salary will be in accordance with the Midwives' Pay Equity Claim Memorandum of Understanding interim payment rates, Caseloading Midwives Salary Scale, Step 1 ($106,809) and Step 2, ($108,636) per annum, pro rata.


Rā mōnehu |Closing Date:  4 October 2023

Due to the fast-paced nature of what we do, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don’t delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.


Tono ināianei | Apply now

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: 


If you would like to discuss this exciting position further, please feel free to contact Aoife Miller, Service Manager Primary Maternity, at or by phone on 027 201 5534.


For further information or recruitment queries please contact Hannah Friedrich, Recruitment Advisor, at, all conversations will be confidential in nature.


If you currently work for Te Whatu Ora- Health New Zealand - Southern , please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here:  Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors


Pre-Employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to:

  • Occupational Health Assessment
  • Police Vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
  • Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)
  • Covid-19 Vaccination is expected for all workers at higher risk of workplace exposure to COVID-19 through face-to-face patient interaction, working in clinical areas and contact with potentially infectious materials and surfaces



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