Clinical Dietitian - Nutrition & Dietetic Services (Wairau)

  • Fixed term 0.8FTE position until mid-November 2021
  • Varied work across all age groups, wards and medical conditions
  • Join our supportive and friendly team 

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

We are looking for a New Zealand Registered Dietitian to join our small and diverse department based at Wairau Hospital, working 64 hours a fortnight (0.8FTE). You will cater to clients requiring secondary care services for a wide variety of conditions and will work across inpatient wards, outpatient clinics and some community visits. 

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

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. 

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

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

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.

Etahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)

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

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

For role specific information please contact Nicole McHaffie, Team Leader – Dietetics at

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


Applications close: Thursday 29th October

Nelson Marlborough Health strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.

He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.

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Temporary/Part Time

Job no: W20-184

Location: Wairau Hospital

Closing Date: Thursday, 29 October 2020