Maternity Care Assistant for Casual hours


Maternity Care Assistant

Casual Positions

Calling all Midwifery students looking for an opportunity to kick start their career

Maternity Services - Timaru Hospital

Casual Hours

Life is a collection of small moments: meaningful moments, challenging moments, moments to remember. At Te Whatu Ora South Canterbury, we want to support our people to enjoy more of the moments that matter. Are you ready to join us?

Right now, we’re seeking applications for Midwifery students interested in casual work with the maternity team at Timaru hospital.  As a Maternity Care Assistant, you will assist with providing care and support to woman, babies and whanau under the direction and supervision of nursing staff, in addition to other ‘housekeeping’ tasks. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to put your learning into practice.  You’ll enjoy the flexibility of a truly varied role – never a dull moment or a day that looks like another! All whilst fitting it in with your lifestyle.

If you have relevant experience and or the following attributes we would like to hear from you:

  • Ability to assist people with major health needs
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to work within a team and seek assistance when needed
  • Cultural sensitivity 
  • Maintains confidentiality
  • Adaptable & friendly
  • Ability to work – morning, afternoon, nights or part shifts if required
  • Committed to quality care and service delivery

Why choose Te Whatu Ora South Canterbury?

As one of the country’s smaller regions our people always have room to move and grow - you’ll get a wider exposure to specialties and enjoy the benefits of a flat structure: processes that run smoothly and a fun, friendly culture. With us, you’re more than just a number; you’re part of a team where everyone knows your name.

At Te Whatu Ora – South Canterbury, integrity, collaboration, accountability, respect and excellence are at the heart of everything we do. We are a proudly diverse team, as we know a diverse and inclusive workforce achieves the best outcomes for our patients and communities. If you share in these core values and bring them into every aspect of your patient care, we can’t wait for you to join us.

Apply now - this moment is yours

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We look forward to receiving your application directly via our Careers Site. If you have any questions regarding this role please contact Human Resources by phoning 03 687-2230.

Applications close: Open

This advert will close once suitable applicants are found.


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Job no: CSAO4138376

Location: Timaru Hospital

Closing Date: OPEN