Job Application

Registered Midwives - Women's Health Service, South Auckland, Te Whatu Ora

We have full time, part time and casual opportunities available
Are you returning to practice? We're keen to hear from you!
  • If you are looking for incredible job satisfaction and in a setting which rewards supports and values midwifery , we are looking for you
  • Join our collaborative, highly energetic team and be part of creating a vision for our future

Come work in a midwifery driven environment that strives to meet the needs of our mama, pepe and whaanau as well as our midwives’ passion and drive to give outstanding care that is second to none.


Our values of Whakawhanaungatanga (Valuing everyone), Manaakitanga (Kindness), Kotahitanga (Together) and Rangatiratanga (Excellence) support our desire to meet the needs of a diverse and wonderful community.


Te Whatu Ora-Counties Manukau has the highest birthing population of any district in New Zealand with 7,720 women giving birth in the region during 2019 (inclusive of private birth units and homebirths) so there is wide variety of experience to be gained.


You will be challenged by the complexity of women birthing in the our region but this in turns provides the incredible fulfillment of making a difference during pregnancy, birth and the post-natal period.


Te Whatu Ora is open to exploring the design of clinical midwifery roles to suit practice across the spectrum of care. Come to us with a great career idea and we will see what we can do! We are here to support midwives in their career pathway development, potentially we can customise clinical roles to suit your specialty interests.


We have opportunities available throughout our service:

  • Birthing and Assessment
  • Maternity Wards (Maternity North, Maternity South and Ward 21)
  • Community Midwifery
  • Primary Birthing Units (Papakura Birthing Unit, Pukekohe Birthing Unit)

We are keen to hear from innovative midwives, educators, clinical experts, grads, LMCs, Community based midwives.


Some of the benefits of working at Te Whatu Ora- Counties Manukau include: 

  • A relocation allowance for those moving from outside of Auckland
  • A learning environment focused on supporting you and your career pathway
  • Flexibility with shifts and locations of work

Please attach a cover letter stating which area you would be interested in and what hours you are wanting to work.


For further information you can contact Fran Upoko in the Recruitment Centre on (09)276 0044 ext 53449


If you are an internationally registered midwife please visit the Midwifery Council of New Zealand’s website to explore your eligibility for New Zealand registration


To contact the Service directly please contact any of the following managers:

Job number: CMH07321
Our highest priority is the safety and welfare of our patients and our people.  We have strict Health & Safety measures to keep our people safe. All new employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 under the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021.
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.