Clinical Dietitian (Casual) - Nutrition & Dietetic Services

  • Casual position predominantly based out of Nelson Hospital, with some cover for Wairau Hospital
  • Varied work across all age groups, wards and medical conditions
  • Join our supportive and friendly team

About the role

We are looking for a New Zealand Registered Dietitian to work within our small, diverse department based at Nelson Hospital. This is a casual position working on an as required basis to cover planned and unplanned leave across all areas of work including:  inpatient wards, outpatient clinics and community visiting. 

You will cater to clients requiring secondary care services for a wide variety of conditions. From time-to-time you may be called on to provide the same type of cover from the Wairau sites.  

About you

You will be a NZ Registered Dietitian with a current Annual Practising Certificate and will have least two years of previous comprehensive clinical and generalist experience. Having a Dietitian Prescriber endorsement is essential. 

About us

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand’s Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving nearly 145,000 people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of community services. We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

What we offer

This role offers a wide variety of practice across medical, surgical, paeds, ICU, mental health and more. Every day is different and challenging. It is easy to build working relationships with the MDT and the dietetic department is friendly and supportive.

Hot to apply

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274.

For role specific information please contact Nicole McHaffie, District Dietetic Team Leader – Operational and Professional at

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

Ref: N19-122

Applications close: Sunday 14th April


Job no: N19-122

Location: Nelson

Closing Date: Sunday, 14 April 2019