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Registered Midwife - Queenstown

Registered Midwife – Queenstown

Lakes District Hospital

  • Casual position - as and when required basis

Lakes District Hospital consists of 25 beds, with a mix of maternity, acute medical, emergency and outpatient departments. Approximately 70 women birth at Lakes District Hospital per year.


If you think you would like to work in a team with integrity, honesty and a great sense of humour, this will be of interest!


Here at Lakes District Hospital we value the care we offer mothers and babies at our primary birthing unit. There are strong linkages with Southland Hospital for secondary level services and Dunedin Hospital who provide tertiary services.


We currently have vacancies for a Casual Midwives to work on an as-and-when-required basis for the Maternity Unit facility cover.  Our shifts are 12 hours allowing us to provide 24/7 care for birthing and post birthing support for local women.


You should be able to demonstrate your ability to work well as part of a multi-disciplinary team while also having the ability to work autonomously.


If you are a Registered Midwife with a current practicing certificate come and join us! 


The Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area. We take pride in all the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. Our customers – patients, staff and communities - are at the forefront of everything we do.


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Closing Date:  Sunday, 12 December 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 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)


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