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Registered Midwife - Caseloading - Wanaka

Registered Midwife - Caseloading



  • Work alongside an experienced team covering parental leave until July 2025!
  • Experience four seasons with regular time off to explore the beautiful region
  • Providing continuity of maternity care to whanau in our rural communities
  • Very high primary birth rate, both home and primary unit

Mō te tūranga | About the role


In your role as Caseloading Midwife you will be working independently with the support of the  wider team encompassing other caseloading midwives, administration, core midwives, obstetric colleagues at the base hospital, and a unit midwifery 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 whānau.

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.


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Mōu ake | About you


To be considered for this role you will need to:

  • Be a Registered Midwife
  • Hold a current annual practicing certificate for New Zealand
  • Have excellent communication 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 humour count, we’d love to hear from you!


Painga | Benefits


  • MERAS salary plus a rural package including pool car, equipment, ongoing professional development, and opportunities to spend time in secondary and tertiary units
  • Flexibility of how you manage your schedule
  • 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


Health New Zealand - 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.


Utu whānui |Salary range


This role falls under the terms and conditions of the MERAS Midwives Collective Agreement (1 February 2024 – 30 April 2025), Caseloading Midwives Scale, between Step 1 and Step 2, $130,864 to $132,941 per annum, pro rata


Rā mōnehu | Closing Date:  19 July 2024


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 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

For further information please contact Katie Procter, Recruitment Advisor at .All conversations will be confidential in nature.


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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