Clinical Psychologist - Child Development Services

2021-11-19 to 2021-12-19
Nelson Marlborough Health
Work Type
Part Time
Closing Date
Job Description
Permanent 0.4FTE (32 hours a fortnight)

Location: Nelson Hospital with flexibility to work district-wide

A great opportunity awaits you in Nelson
Do you have a passion for the health and wellbeing of children?
Work alongside clients and their family and whanau throughout their health journey
Ngā mōhiohio e pā hānga ki tēnei 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 Diabetes, physical disabilities and neurodevelopmental disorders, along with their families and 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 will provide consultation as part of the paediatric team in the provision of high quality, evidence based services as appropriate.

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

You must be 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.

For the health and safety of both staff and patients, and in line with the Health Order, all NMH staff are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Nelson Marlborough Health is the main health provider for Te Tau Ihu, the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough's largest employer, which means the opportunities here are endless. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals 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.

Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)

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

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 Nelson.

Nelson/Tasman is a place of stunning natural landscapes - lakes, mountains, rivers, native bush and beaches. The region is known for its relaxed lifestyle and year round dry and sunny days. Find out more at

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

For role specific please contact Carol Merrilees, Team Leader - Child Development Services, at [email protected] or on 03 539 5371. For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on [email protected] or 03 546 1274.

Keen to apply now, it's easy. Please complete our online application form.


Applications close: Open until filled.

Applications will be reviewed as received, so we encourage you to apply early.

Nelson Marlborough Health strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

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

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