Clinical Psychologist – Child Development Services

Job Number: 
Nelson Marlborough DHB
Nelson Marlborough
Work Type: 
Part Time
Closing Date: 
Sunday, 8 December 2019

Clinical Psychologist – Child Development Services

  • Do you have a passion for the health and wellbeing of children?
  • A great opportunity awaits you in Marlborough
  • 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 provide consultation as part of the paediatric team in the provision of high quality, evidence based services as appropriate. 

This is a permanent position working 48 hours per fortnight (0.6FTE).


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)


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 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 pehea 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.  

Ref: W19-160 

Applications close: Sunday 8th December