Theatre Midwives / Kaiwhakawhānau

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Location: Hutt Hospital Maternity Unit

Contract: Permanent - part time (0.5 FTE)

Hours of work: Monday to Friday - rostered AM and PM shifts


We have an exciting new opportunity to join a team of midwives who are evolving the delivery of an excellent birthing experience for those women that require operative births.

Our Theatre Midwives work AM and PM shifts across our maternity floor from Monday to Friday with one or two on-call shifts per week. They have a focus on enabling the timely provision of both elective and emergency caesarean sections, but the role is sufficiently variable to enable you, to practice across your scope. 

We can offer you:

  • A friendly team of midwives who are committed to improving the quality of maternity care and supporting each other
  • A comprehensive orientation programme
  • Commitment and support for higher education and research opportunities
  • Practice across the scope
  • A team that encourages creative solutions

Staff benefits include our newly developed staff 'Wellness Program', discounts from many companies throughout the region, and use of our onsite gym.


Hutt Maternity provides primary and secondary maternity care for about 1800 women a year in the Hutt Valley. We have a maternity assessment unit, run 6 antenatal clinics, a community midwifery team, an antenatal/postnatal ward and a birthing suite. 

Our unit is a women focused and midwife friendly Maternity unit. We are a team of midwives working together to develop new solutions for the provision of excellent maternity care.


Please complete an online HVDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. You can also apply now and see a copy of the job descriptionthrough our careers website:

Please note: For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process

For further information on this role, please email our Recruitment Team and indicate the vacancy number 113466-21 and job title in the subject line.

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified, you will hear from one of our recruiters. 

HVDHB is a pro-equity Health Organisation, with a particular focus on Māori and Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed


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Permanent/Part Time

Job no: 113466-21

Location: Lower Hutt

Closing Date: Wednesday, 5 May 2021