Registered Midwife (Permanent, part time) Graduate Programme, Women's Health Service, CM Health


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Midwifery - Graduate Programme


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Counties Manukau Health (CM Health) Midwifery Graduate Programme offers you the opportunity to establish and grow your midwifery career in a highly professional and culturally diverse team and community. 

The Counties Manukau District has an ethnically diverse population: 36% NZ European/Other, 27% Asian Other, 21% Pacific Island and 16% Maaori. This makes us one of the most diverse health care providers in Australasia. Our service is unique with over 7400 births per year and has a strong midwifery focus.  This makes working here exciting and rewarding as you have a real influence in the future of New Zealand.


Counties Manukau Health leadership has made a commitment to the women of South Auckland and have established a dedicated Women’s Health Division.   You can be part of this and help shape our vision.

Our Midwifery Graduate programme is designed to consolidate your newly acquired midwifery skills under the guidance of our experienced team of midwives. We are now considering applications for our August 2020 intake. 

Our fifteen month programme involves three structured placements providing practice experience across the scope of midwifery practice. Five months each in: Birthing & Assessment (B & A), Ward 21/Maternity Ward (antenatal and postnatal high risk), and either in one of the three Primary Birthing Units or with the Community Midwives (antenatal and postnatal care), with an additional four education days specifically facilitated for your group.

On-going guidance from dedicated senior midwives, our team of midwife educators and CM Health / AUT Midwifery Development and Education Service (MDES) ensures a supportive environment, facilitating your transition to a confident practitioner.


For your application we require:

  •  A covering letter
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • A copy of your Academic Record to date (grades from three or four years)
  • Two Referees: telephone and email contact details. Either one being the LMC of your last continuity placement and the other from your tertiary institute or school of midwifery or one being the LMC of your last continuity placement and the other from a previous employer or DHB midwife familiar with your practice. 

Essential criteria:

  • NZ Completed Undergraduate Degree in Midwifery
  • Eligible to work in New Zealand 

If you are interested in a Graduate Opportunity with CMDHB, then apply online or contact Taiana Fainga'a in the Recruitment Centre on (09) 259 5007 or Sanne Wesseling, Midwife Coordinator on 276 0044 ext 52055 for more information. 

Job number: CMH20202842
Applications close: 15th June 2020



At Counties Manukau Health people and their lives matter to us. We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to delivering the best health outcomes for our community. To help us achieve this we need a workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds who share our values and have a passion to work in our community and would greatly value seeing applicants from our Maaori and Pacific communities. We are also committed to our Disability Strategy, which focuses on people with disabilities; they are our patients, whaanau, community and our staff - all carefully considered in our action plan. Together we will improve the accessibility needs for everyone who has a disability. Our values are Valuing Everyone- Whakawhanaungatanga , Kind –Manaakitanga, Together –Kotahitanga, Excellent- Rangatiratanga. If these are your values too, then join us today.




This position is a Core Children's worker under the Children's Act & requires full safety checks completed before any new employee starts
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Counties Manukau District Health Board Private Bag 93311, Otahuhu, Auckland 1640
New Zealand

Phone: (09) 276 0000
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