Come and enjoy a lifestyle in a sunny coastal climate with exceptional natural beauty amidst vineyards, islands, beaches and several national parks.

The Nelson Clinic offers a competitive salary with excellent peer and and administrative support in a multidisciplinary team environment, including psychologists, psychiatrists, psychotherapists, counsellors, and social workers. We also offer continued professional development funding, IT equipment/support, flexible hours, furnished offices, APC and RANZCP refunds.

COVID-19 Vaccination: Please note that workers in health roles and settings must be fully vaccinated by 1 January 2022.

Consultant Psychiatrist

The Nelson Clinic is seeking an experienced consultant psychiatrist to join our team, for part-time employment in a salaried capacity (minimum 0.4 FTE).


This position is based in Nelson.

The Role

This is a specialised role involving general clinical mental health assessments, ACC Mental Injury Assessments and ISSC Supported Assessments.

Prior experience in the ACC context is preferred, though not required and we will provide comprehensive support and supervision to extend professional development and interests. You’ll have the opportunity to work within a trauma informed care paradigm and with a wide range of clients and clinical presentations.  


Current registration with the Medial Council of New Zealand and full membership of RANZCP. If based abroad, eligibility for such registration and membership is required. Permanent Residency or a suitable Work Visa should be obtained through Immigration New Zealand prior to submitting application for this role. At least three years post-registration experience working with adults in clinical settings is preferred.

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Job Summary Provide administrative support to our team of mental health professionals.

Job Details The role is for 32 - 40 hours per week with flexibility around work hours and work location (office/home). The salary will be commensurate with experience.

The position is a well-balanced role and encompasses the following:

Allied Health
You will be responsible for receiving, triaging, and managing all incoming referrals from various sources. 

You will support our Practice Manager to maintain a streamlined system for our allied health team. Liaison between therapists and referral sources will be a key role, as well as entering purchase orders onto our patient management system (EHS).

You will work alongside our Medical Administrator to manage our psychiatry team. This will involve managing incoming referrals, appointment scheduling, travel booking, and liaising with referrers, psychiatrists, and clients.

ADHD Assessment Team
Our ADHD assessment team require someone to manage incoming assessment requests, score psychometric tests, schedule appointments, and help clients navigate the referral pathway.

A major focus of your role will involve communicating with a diverse range of people. Interpersonal skills are a high priority, along with excellent computer skills. You will need to be able to work both independently and as part of a team, approach tasks systematically, show close attention to detail, be adaptable to change, maintain good record keeping practices, and have good time management skills. A background in psychology or mental health is preferable, but not essential.

We offer a flexible and supportive working environment with excellent peer and administrative support.

Applications will be processed as received.

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