Waitaki District Health Services


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Maternity Centre Position (Casual)

We are seeking either a Midwife, Registered Nurse or Enrolled Nurse to provide support for our postnatal inpatients, mums and babies, and their whanau/families while staying with us at Oamaru Maternity Centre. Breastfeeding knowledge or education is a bonus, although not required as orientation and training will be provided.

This position is casual, to support the team for uncovered shifts such as annual leave, over varied rostered shifts including mornings, afternoons, and nights throughout the week.

Oamaru Maternity Centre is a rural midwifery-led primary birthing unit with 2 birthing rooms, a birthing pool and 3 postnatal rooms. 

For job description and application form please contact:

Libby Norriss

Operations Support


Applications including CV, cover letter and application form can be sent to:

Tina Whyte

Maternity Manager


Under the Covid-19 Mandate for those working in healthcare facilities, you are required to be fully vaccinated, including a booster dose if eligible.


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Waitaki District Health Services Limited (WDHSL) is committed to a culture of equity and diversity that supports organisational excellence and promotes equity outcomes. This culture and commitment are essential to WDHSL upholding its Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations.


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