Clinical Needs Assessor – Health of Older People / Chronic Conditions

  • Permanent 0.8FTE working 64 hours a fortnight
  • Make a genuine difference every day
  • Support people to achieve their goals, retain their independence and self-reliance, and enjoy optimum quality of life wherever they live 

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

Working within a Restorative Care model, our Needs Assessment team works with older people with a health related disability, or those under the age of 65 affected by complex health conditions. Together we identify goals to assist them towards safe, independent living so they can enjoy life the way they want to.

Our team based at the Richmond Hub and we have close working relationships with Nelson Hospital, other health agencies and community services. 

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

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic registered health professional to join our team. Ideally you will be a Registered Nurse, Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist, however other health professionals will be considered. 

We will value your commitment and experience in working with people and their families to ensure that their needs are at the centre of their care.

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Nelson Marlborough Health is the main health provider for the Te Tau Ihu, 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. 

Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)

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

 We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

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 Kate Miller, Team Leader, Health or Older People / Chronic Conditions, Support Works at

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


Applications close: Sunday, 1st November 

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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Permanent/Part Time

Job no: N20-428

Location: Richmond - Health Hub

Closing Date: Sunday, 1 November 2020