Theatre Midwives

Are you looking for flexible family friendly shifts with minimal on call Monday to Friday only?

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.

About the Service

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.

How to Apply

To work with us you will need to will need to be registered with the Midwifery Council of New Zealand (or be eligible to apply).

Please complete our online HVDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button or through our careers website:

For further information on this role, please email and indicate the vacancy number 8111273C-19 and job title in the subject line.

We will consider all applications as they are submitted until a suitable applicant has been found. Your application will be assessed against the required competencies and you will be notified of the status of your application as soon as possible.


Permanent/Part Time

Job no: 8110803C-19

Location: Lower Hutt

Closing Date: Friday, 6 September 2019