Registered Midwife - Ashburton Hospital

  • 0.6 FTE part-time fixed term position to mid January 2023
  • Registered with the Midwifery Council of New Zealand with a current APC
  • Have the ability to work rostered shifts in a multi-disciplinary team

Mō te tūnga | About the role

If you are an experienced Registered Midwife holding a current practising certificate and are looking for a role where you can work both autonomously and as part of wonderful rural team then we would love to hear from you.  We are an efficient, friendly service with a 6 bed 2 birth roomed Primary Birthing unit, where we strive to provide quality women centred maternity care for the women and families of our community.

As a midwife within our service you will be responsible for the overall planning, assessing, implementing and evaluating midwifery care in collaboration with women, their families and the wider MDT.

Ko wai koe | About You

You will have a passion for normal physiological birth, women-centred care and a commitment to support breastfeeding as you collaborate with LMC midwives and our maternity services teams to ensure mothers and babies receive optimum care / outcomes during their stay, and be prepared and confidant to be working as sole charge at times.

We pride ourselves in offering women and their families a relaxed and homelike environment therefore you will enjoy being part of a team of midwives who work together with women of all ages and backgrounds to provide optimum evidence-based advice, midwifery care during pregnancy, labour and the post-partum period

Mō mātou | About Us

“Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi - Putting people at the heart of all we do”

We are committed to honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its principles by ensuring our partnership with Māori are at the forefront of all our conversations. We believe in improving, promoting, and protecting the health and well-being of the Canterbury the West Coast community.


The culture at Canterbury District Health Board, is driven by our ā Mātou Uara (Our Value​​​​​​​s)

  • Care and respect for others - Manaaki me te whakaute i te tangata.
  • Integrity in all we do - Hāpai i ā mātou mahi katoa i runga i te pono.
  • Responsibility for outcomes - Te Takohanga i ngā hua


Ngā hua | Benefits of working at CDHB

When you work at the Canterbury District Health Board, you are part of a wider whānau that will support you along your journey. We offer great coaching, mentoring and learning outcomes for all staff. We are always improving our facilities across all campuses and have amazing discounts from select retailers, restaurants and business.

At the DHB, you are part of something greater then yourself and encouraged to your uniquely self.

Tono ināianei | Apply Now

Only applications submitted via our career site will be accepted, therefore apply directly on our career site here.

Contact Steph Keene, Recruitment Specialist on for additional information.

The role that you are applying for is one that may only be performed by a person who has been vaccinated against Covid-19. It is therefore a condition of this application that you are vaccinated against Covid-19. This vaccination requirement includes gaining Booster Doses required to perform your role under the Health Order. As a person working in the health and disability sector you will come into contact with a large number of people, some of whom may be vulnerable.  Without a vaccine, there is the risk that you may contract Covid-19.  The requirement to be vaccinated is to keep you safe and also to endeavour to protect others against the potential transmission of Covid-19 as a result of you contracting it in the course of your employment.




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Fixed Term/Contract/Part Time

Job no: PC2033282

Location: Ashburton

Closing Date: Sunday, 10 July 2022