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Registered Midwife (fixed term contract or casual), Maternity Unit (VID: 5356)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Service:
Position Type: Midwifery
Appointment Type: Temporary/Negotiable
Close Date: 13/12/2020
MidCentral District Health Board advocates for affirmative action and actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.

0.4 FTE rostered rotating shifts
Fixed term contract 6-12 months or casual
 
Are you an experienced Midwife who is a self-motivated learner?
 
Due to the current midwifery shortage MDHB is offering fixed term contracts 0.4 FTE (rostered/rotating shifts).
 
These positions would suit midwives who cannot commit to our usual minimum of 0.6 FTE whilst they are juggling family or other commitments.
 
If you have limited availability and are able to work only certain days or shifts in a preferred area then a casual position may be more beneficial to you.  We are able to provide the flexibility of a casual contract with an added new initiative of enabling shifts to be booked weeks in advance.
 
These positions will be supported by a comprehensive orientation and ongoing Midwifery Educator support.
 
 
MidCentral District Health Board is committed to ensuring that children and young people are safe from abuse and harm. As part of our commitment to children and young people, and in line with the Vulnerable Children Act 2014, appointment to positions that involve regular or overnight contact with children will include worker safety checks. These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory police clearance. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates. More information about the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 is available from the Ministry of Vulnerable Children website. 

 
MidCentral District Health Board employs more than 2500 staff at Manawatu, Palmerston North, Tararua and Horowhenua and Otaki districts.
 
Palmerston North Hospital is a 350 bed secondary hospital, which services an urban population of 80,000 and a total population catchment of 168,000. In addition, the hospital is a teaching hospital, and is associated with both Auckland and Otago medical schools.
 
Palmerston North is a major university city and is at the hub of key routes to the central North Island ski fields, and river adventures. Wellington the capital city, is only a two hour journey by road, as are the wine growing regions of Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa.
 
For further information:
Human Resources
Private Bag 11036
Manawatu Mail Centre
Palmerston North 4442
vacancy@midcentraldhb.govt.nz

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