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.

Consultant Psychiatrist

The Nelson Clinic is seeking an experienced consultant psychiatrist to join our team, for part-time employment in a salaried capacity (up to 0.6 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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Triage Administrator/Mental Health Clinician

Mental health clinician required to manage our referral and triage process and provide short-term, psychoeducational therapy to clients.

Key Points:
  1. Diverse responsibilities in an administrative and clinical role
  2. Work as part of a supportive team
  3. Potential for development within the company

42 Waimea Road, Nelson

Job Details

The Nelson Clinic is a private mental health practice with a large multidisciplinary team that specialises in mental health challenges across diverse contexts, including ACC physical injury and sensitive claims, medico-legal, insurance, and private referrals.

The position will involve both administrative and clinical roles to help our clients access mental health support from their first contact.

Administrative Role
You will be expected to answer phone calls, triage, and manage all incoming referrals from various sources.

Clinical Role
You will provide short-term, psychoeducation and skills-based therapy to clients.

With a focus on both administrative and clinical tasks, it will be important that the successful applicant is computer literate, can work both independently and as part of a team, approaches tasks systematically, shows close attention to detail, maintains good record keeping practices, is able to communicate clearly, and has good time management skills. Triage experience is preferable.

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

Applications will be processed as received.

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