Midwife (Core, Caseload, Casual)

Full Time, Part Time, Casual

Maternity Ward - Timaru Hospital


South Canterbury offers great lifestyle opportunities, a safe and welcoming family-friendly environment, affordable living, excellent educational opportunities and a wide range of cultural and sporting facilities, it's no wonder quality of life is a big draw card for many of those moving to the area.

As demand expands, we have vacancies across our midwifery service. We seek qualified individuals who have experience across all aspects of the midwifery scope of practice.


Core Midwife

As a core midwife you will work across the scope of practice in our modern maternity unit, providing primary and secondary care to the women in our district. Our core team has close working relationships with the community LMC midwives, obstetricians, COC midwives, the paediatric team and allied health.

Continuity of Care (COC) Midwife

Our team of COC midwives work in partnership with two LMC Obstetricians to provide care to expectant mothers throughout the antenatal, birth and postnatal period. Our COC  team have close working relationships with core midwives, the paediatric team and allied health. 

Casual Midwife

Come and join the challenging yet rewarding practice of midwifery with our supportive and friendly team. As a casual midwife you are a vital part of keeping our service running. We offer a supportive team approach.


Applications from New Graduate midwives and part time expressions of interest will be considered. 

Applicants must be registered with the Midwifery Council of NZ and hold an annual practicing certificate. Ongoing professional development opportunities exist to meet Midwifery Council requirements.

Please apply for this vacancy online at https://scdhb.careercentre.net.nz

We look forward to receiving your application directly via our Careers Site.

If you have any questions regarding applying for this position please contact Human Resources by telephoning 03 687-2230.

Applications close: OPEN 2018

Permanent/Full Time, Permanent/Part Time, Casual, Fixed Term/Contract/Full Time, Fixed Term/Contract/Part Time

Job no: HLAO7136219

Location: Timaru Hospital

Closing Date: Open