Clinical Psychologist

2023-09-14 to 2023-10-14
Job Number
Te Whatu Ora Nelson Marlborough
Work Type
Part Time
Closing Date
Job Description
Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand (Nelson Marlborough) formerly NMDHB.

Clinical Psychologist - Child Development Services

* 0.6 FTE/Fixed-term for 10 months
* 48 hours per fortnight
* Blenheim location
* Work alongside tamaiti and their whanau through their health journey

Nga mohiohio e pa ana ki tenei mahi (About this position)

In this role you will provide assessment, formulation and therapeutic interventions for children and young people with medical conditions such as type 1 and 2 diabetes, physical disabilities and neurodevelopmental disorders, along with their whanau, using best practice recommended models of care. You will work within a coordinated system of care in the Child Development Service and Paediatric Outpatient Service, and provide consultation as part of the paediatric team in the provision of high quality, evidence based services as appropriate.

This is a fixed-term, part-time parental leave position working 48 hours per fortnight (0.6 FTE). Starting from Monday, 15 January 2024.

Ko wai he kaitono totika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)

You must have current registration with the New Zealand Psychologists Board and adhere to the legal and best practise requirements of the NZ Psychologists Board and the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act (2003). If you share our passion for delivering an excellent service, and you are a dedicated team player who is seeking a new opportunity, we look forward to receiving your application.

The successful candidate must be eligible to work in New Zealand or hold a valid NZ visa at the time of applying.

A matou ropu (About our team)

Te Whatu Ora (Nelson Marlborough) is the main health provider for Te Tau Ihu, the top of the south. With nearly 3000 employees, we are Nelson and Marlborough's largest employer, which means the opportunities here are endless. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals, and the Richmond and Marlborough Health Hubs, but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community. Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork.

Etahi atu mohiohio (More information)

Nga huanga o tenei mahi (The benefits of this position)

You will work in a fantastic MDT surrounded by other community agencies all in the one building in the centre of town. We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, opportunities for further study and development, workplace wellness programmes, and the opportunity to have a great lifestyle living in Blenheim.

Situated at the top of the South Island, Blenheim is well known for its temperate climate, award winning wineries, stunning scenery and outdoor pursuits - all available within minutes of the town centre. For more information on the Marlborough region visit

Me pehea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on [email protected] or 03 539 5748.

For role specific information please contact Carol Merrilees - Team Leader - Child Development Services email: [email protected] phone: 027 246 0481

Apply now, it's easy. Please fill in our online application form and include a cover letter explaining your interest in this position.


Applications close on Saturday, 14 October 2023. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, so we encourage you to apply early.

Te Whatu Ora strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Maori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Maori and we recruit for cultural competence.

He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.
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