Job Type: Full-Time
Specialty: Registered Midwife
Job ID: Tonix1574
Waikato is one of the largest hospitals on one campus in the Southern Hemisphere… but they are also a close-knit community with great staff support.
Their Maternity Service is focused on helping you to feel safe, to work at your natural best and to leave at the end of your shift feeling fulfilled.
Life is for living; you know that after all you have a huge part in how that starts.
Waikato is a large geographical area with a diverse urban and rural population, the hospital is a tertiary facility and their Maternity service provides care for over three and a half thousand births per year. They also serve women requiring complex care from the Midland region and they support a range of primary birthing units, bringing the total number of births in the Waikato locality to around five thousand per annum.
They are passionate about supporting their newly graduated midwives and have a comprehensive first year of practice programme and competitive New Graduate Allowance. Additionally they are committed to building close relationships with their LMC (lead maternity carer) community engaging their valuable insight as part of their quality improvement initiatives.
The hospital midwives rotate through various areas: including birthing, women’s assessment, and post-natal wards and they have many specialist midwife roles, senior midwife positions and community midwife opportunities. Their midwifery educators support with mandatory education needs, career progression, and gaining post-graduate qualifications.
The DHB offers amongst other things an attractive retention allowance, relocation expenses package and pre-employment assistance.
You will be joining a caring, collaborative, and supportive team in a region ideal for adventure and family life.
The Waikato region is a great place to work and live, with a variety of recreational activities, comparatively affordable housing, great shopping and few traffic issues. Waikato hosts many world-class sporting events and festivals and has amazing restaurants and plenty of walking and cycling tracks. Perfect location, close to other major cities and attractions in the North Island, you could find yourself in a new location within just over an hour: Auckland, The City of Sails renowned for its shopping and nightlife; Rotorua for geothermal attractions, lakes, and beautiful forests; Raglan for brilliant surfing, beaches, and cafés, and if you venture a little bit further, you’ll reach the Coromandel coast with clear waters and golden sand beaches.
Situated on the banks of the mighty Waikato River, Hamilton is New Zealand’s largest metropolitan inland city. Winning the Most Beautiful City Award 2020 Hamilton’s vibrant city centre and rich cultural mix makes it an ideal place to enjoy your work life balance.