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Lactation Consultant - Casual

Lactation Consultant

Queen Mary Maternity Unit

Dunedin Hospital


  • Casual


About the Queen Mary Maternity Team

We consider ourselves to be very fortunate here at the Queen Mary Maternity Unit. Not only do we get to care for fabulous women and families from all across our diverse region, we also get to work alongside kind, compassionate, dedicated health professionals to provide a safe and positive birthing experience. 


Each year we birth around 1,800 babies and work closely with the midwifery and medical schools to give the kind of care our patients deserve.


About the Role

You will be providing support to postnatal mothers and their babies at a crucial time, within Queen Mary Maternity Unit and our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Your skills as a Lactation Consultant will be utilised to assist and assess a range of breast feeding related issues and ensure the wellbeing and nutritional needs of our newborn babies.


About You

To succeed in this role, you will need to:

  • be an International board certified Lactation consultant and also hold a Nursing or Midwifery APC
  • Have excellent communication and the ability to build rapport easily with people from all walks of life
  • Be passionate about providing lactation support 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 humour count, we’d love to hear from you!


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Closing Date: Monday, 21 June 2021

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


For further information please contact Milair Ryalls, Recruitment Advisor, (03) 470 9268   Milair.ryalls@southerndhb.govt.nz


Do you currently work for Southern DHB? If so, please apply for this role via the internal careers site with your DHB sign-in details.


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)


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