Clinical Psychologist – Child Development Services

Job Number: 
Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH)
Nelson Marlborough
Work Type: 
Part Time
Closing Date: 
Thursday, 10 December 2020

Clinical Psychologist – Child Development Services

  • Do you have a passion for the health and wellbeing of children?
  • A great opportunity awaits you in Marlborough 

Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

In this role you will provide assessment, formulation and therapeutic interventions for children and young people with physical disabilities, neurodevelopmental disorders and medical conditions such as Type 1 Diabetes. You will use a child centred approach and work collaboratively with family/whanau and other community agencies. 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 practices as appropriate. 

This is a temporary position working 48 hours per fortnight (0.6FTE) covering parental leave for up to 12 months.

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

You must have current registration with the New Zealand Psychologists Board and adhere to the legal and best practice 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.

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand’s Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving over 150,000 people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of community services.

Etahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)

Ngā 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 Blenheim. 

The region is known for its dry climate, the picturesque Marlborough Sounds, and award-winning  wineries. The Queen Charlotte Track, Nelson Lakes and Abel Tasman National Park provide an abundance of opportunities for lifestyle pursuits; there are also many excellent schools and facilities for families making our part of New Zealand one of the most desirable places to live. For information on the Marlborough region visit

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

For role specific queries 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: Thursday 10th December (unless filled prior).

Applications will be reviewed as they are 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.