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Position Title: New Graduate Midwifery
Location: Otago/Southland
FTE (Hours): Fixed Term, 0.8 FTE
Date Posted: 06/11/2017
Application Closing Date: 20/11/2017 11PM
Job #: 055251
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New Graduate Midwifery

Dunedin and Invercargill


  • Fixed-term for 1 year, Part-time (0.8 FTE)


Are you in your final year of study and thinking about options for next year?


Join us here at the Southern DHB in our New Graduate Midwifery programme.


At Southern District Health Board we value our community, as such it is essential to us that we take the very best care of our women, their babies and whanau at an important time in their lives. We have a new graduate Midwifery Programme available in both of our Main Hospitals, Dunedin and Southland for 1 year at 64 hours per fortnight.


Queen Mary Maternity Centre, located at Dunedin Hospital, offers primary birthing facilities and is also a secondary and tertiary level obstetric service provider for the Otago/Southland region.


Our Southland Hospital Maternity Service provides antenatal, labour, birth and postnatal care for women who have LMCs or who require secondary care.


Close affiliation with local tertiary education providers ensures good opportunities for continued learning.


We are looking for new graduate Midwives who have an earnest need to become the very best in their profession. You’ll have exceptional communication skills allowing you to build strong rapport with women and their whanau and also to work within the wider team. Your attitude, work and approach will be consistent, reliable and you will be a proactive learner who is keen to learn new skills?


These new graduate positions are for rostered shifts across antenatal, delivery and postnatal areas in a supportive environment with a nominated preceptor and includes full orientation with supported educational opportunities.


To apply for these positions please apply online and provide the following as part of your application:

1. Please indicate your preference of location as one of the following:

a)      Dunedin Hospital

b)      Southland Hospital

c)      Either Dunedin or Southland


2.   A CV and cover letter answering the following questions.  Depending on your preference please answer one or both of the following questions.

  • What appeals to you about living and working in Dunedin?
  • What appeals to you about living and working in Invercargill?


3.   What strategies would you use to ensure your success as a Midwife in our team?


4.   Please use your final year clinical coordinator as one of your referees or recent employer, and confirm your permission to contact the referees


Closing date: Monday 20 November 2017


For further information please contact Nicole Ross, Recruitment Advisor – Women’s, Children and Public Health Directorate, Phone (03) 470 9605 or


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