Clinical Psychologist – CAMHS - Nelson

Job Number: 
Nelson Marlborough Health
Nelson Marlborough
Work Type: 
Full Time
Closing Date: 
Sunday, 12 April 2020

Clinical Psychologist – CAMHS - Nelson

  • Permanent full-time position based at Nelson Hospital
  • Be a valued member of our multidisciplinary team 
  • Varied and rewarding work where you can make a real difference

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

CAMHS is a regional service for children and youth with serious mental health disorders up to aged 18 years. Our multi-disciplinary teams are made up of psychiatrists, mental health nurses, psychologists, occupational therapists and social workers, all trained in a range of treatment modalities. 

We are looking for Clinical Psychologist, with at least 2-years postgraduate experience within a CAMHS or acute mental health setting, to provide specialist psychology interventions to infants, children, adolescents and their families. There will be an emphasis on cognitive testing and working with refugee families and complex trauma. An important aspect to this role is inter-agency work; including working with community services such as Oranga Tamariki, schools, GPs and local Maori networks.

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

You will be a NZ registered Clinical Psychologist, who holds postgraduate qualifications in Clinical Psychology (or overseas equivalent), and registration in the Clinical Scope of Practice, with up-to-date knowledge of current research findings relating to major mental health issues and trends.

You will be an active participant in our multidisciplinary team and will be the type of person who fits into a cohesive team culture of collaborative practice, openness, humour, and respect across disciplines. You will engender confidence, trust and rapport with clients, their support networks and other agencies and service providers.  

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Nelson Marlborough Health is the main health provider for 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) 

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

Nelson is one of New Zealand’s top lifestyle destinations and offers an amazing variety of leisure pursuits, beaches, rivers and national parks with great opportunities for outdoor activities such as kayaking, tramping, skiing, golf, sailing, as well as abundant sunshine and outstanding scenery. World renowned wineries and craft breweries are nearby and the area is rich in art and culture with many cafes and excellent schools and facilities for families. For more information on the Nelson/Tasman region visit

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

Keen to apply now, it’s easy. Please fill in our online application form.

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on [email protected] or 03 546 1274.

For role specific enquiries please contact Deb Moore, Senior Psychologist on [email protected] 

Ref: N20-112

Applications close: Sunday 12th April