Join a Rural Midwifery Practice in Mid Central

Tararua Health Group
Are you an experienced Midwife keen to join an outstanding team of committed rural Midwives and health care professionals?  Then we want to hear from you.
Due to staff changes, an opportunity has arisen for a fantastic Lead Maternity Carer (Midwife) to join our midwifery team. We are keen to hear from experienced midwives interested in working in a challenging and rewarding rural setting. This position is permanent full time built around a roster of 4 days on 24 hour call, then 4 days off.
Tararua Health Group provides a 3 bedded maternity unit within our Community Hospital, caring for women providing continuity of care for antenatal, labour and birth.
Ideally you’ll be a team player with a sense of humour, energy, a willingness to learn and an enthusiasm for clinical excellence.  Full orientation will be provided.
We are looking for:
-       An experienced midwife seeking a move to a rural environment
-       Flexibility around working hours
-       Current Practicing Certificate
If you reside out of the Tararua area, you may be eligible to apply for a rural grant from RMRR to relocate.
Please contact:
Penny Pollard
Corporate Support Manager
Tararua Health Group
PO Box 275
Dannevirke 4942
Phone (06) 374 9638
All enquiries will be in confidence.

Midwives from outside the district could be eligible for a relocation grant from the rural Midwifery Recruitment and Retention Service. Please call us on 0800midwife to discuss your eligibility for Relocation/Placement Support

Contact RMRR Service for further details. Phone 0800Midwife or 0800 643 9433 to indicate the listing you are interested in, please quote the Date and Town.


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All services are subject to eligibility criteria and/or availability. Register your interest to recieve or provide services through the Rural Midwifery Recruitment and Retention Service.




Phone. 0800 MIDWIFE/0800 643 9433
Fax. +64 3 353 1167