Midwife - Clinical Coach

Clinical Coach

Part time - 0.6 FTE  

Including 0.1 FTE Perinatal and Maternity Mortality Review (PMMR)

Rostered Shifts

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?

The Jean Todd Maternity Service provides primary and secondary care to women in South Canterbury with approximately 600 births ranging from normal and low-risk to complex and high needs.

Right now, we’re looking for a Midwife – Clinical Coach to work in a supernumery capacity providing clinical education in the workplace and supporting the midwifery education programme.

Reporting to the Midwife Manager Maternity the role works work collaboratively with colleagues, including new graduates, new staff and is responsible for promoting a learning environment within the clinical setting that encourages and supports midwife development of clinical skills and knowledge.

The PMMR role leads the review of selected clinical cases with a multidisciplinary team to ensue ongoing learning and development of clinicians in the maternity service.

Skills for success in this role includes;

  • NZ Fully Qualified Registered Midwife with a current APC and recent clinical leadership experience
  • Role Model for contemporary clinical practice and woman centred care
  • Understanding of Tikanga Maori
  • Knowledge and compliance with legislative and best practice requirements
  • Responsible for promoting a learning environment
  • Working towards or has completed the Quality Leadership Programme

You already know what a Clinical Coach does, so why choose Te Whatu Ora  South Canterbury?

As one of the country’s smaller districts 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 are part of a team where everyone knows your name. You’ll be supported to thrive through our many professional development opportunities and have the chance to share your expertise as part of our graduate mentoring programme.

On top of all that, you’ll get to enjoy the fantastic Timaru lifestyle: between the beach and the mountains, work-life balance is truly achievable here.

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!

Please apply for this vacancy online using the link below: https://scdhb.careercentre.net.nz

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 will close when a suitable applicant is found.  

As part of our duty of care towards our patients, it is crucial that all patient-facing staff be fully immunised. If you have made it to the later stages of recruitment, you will be expected to produce your immunisation records for infection control purposes.



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Fixed Term/Contract/Part Time

Job no: EMAM3138110

Location: Timaru Hospital

Closing Date: Monday, 19 June 2023