Core Midwives 

48-72 hours/fortnight (0.6-0.9 FTE) 

We have vacancies for Core Midwives to join our maternity team, based in Balclutha. The Midwife will be in sole charge while on duty and will be working rotating 12 hour shifts which may include some on call.

Clutha Health First provides:

  • A friendly modern rural birth and postnatal unit;
  • A small, supportive and friendly team environment;
  • Commitment and support with professional development;
  • Competitive pay rates.

Clutha Health First is an integrated family health centre offering a wide range of hospital, community and primary care services including Maternity.  Balclutha is within commuting distance of Dunedin and Gore. 

The following documents are available for this position: 

When applying for this position, your application must be supported by a completed CHF application form and police vetting form (section 2). Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. 

For enquiries or to submit your application, please contact:
Megan Pigou, Maternity Services Team Leader
Email: [email protected]
Telephone:  027 201 8131

Applications close: 4 February 2021


 Why Clutha Health First?

We have a large, modern facility which is well equipped with modern technology. Clutha Health First has great collegial relationships between our staff and General Practitioners both onsite and within the Clutha District.

We offer generous education allowances and annual leave entitlements. We are supportive of staff training and professional development.

Clutha Health First is accredited with the Health and Disability Sector Standards for Inpatient and Maternity services, including Infection Prevention and Contol and Restraint Minimisation and Safe Practice; our Genaral Practice is Cornerstone accredited, and our Maternity Unit also is accredited in Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI).


Clutha is a great place to achieve work/life balance. With stunning scenery, vibrant thriving communities and plenty of space it’s life at a slower southern pace.

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Phone: 03 419 0500     Email: [email protected]
Location: 9-11 Charlotte Street, Balclutha