Speech and Language Therapist
Whanganui District Health Board (Whanganui)
1d ago
source : Kiwi Health Jobs

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Whanganui District Health Board (WDHB) is seeking applications for a Speech and Language Therapist

Whanganui Hospital

Speech and Language Therapist, Allied Health Primary and Community

Fixed Term for 12 months (commencing May 2022), Full time (40 Hours per week)

Whanganui DHB is committed to increase the diversity of our workforce, and actively focus on employing and building a sustainable Māori workforce which supports our pro-equity commitment.

Ngā Uarātanga Our Values

  • Aroha - The value of love, respect and empathy, demonstrating compassionate and non-judgemental relationships.
  • Kōtahitanga - The value of unity and vision sharing where we demonstrate trust and collaboration.
  • Manaakitanga - The value of respect, support and caring where we demonstrate doing our very best for others.
  • Tino Rangatiratanga - The value of self-determination where we empower individual / whānau choice.
  • Ko te kaupapa About the role

    We are seeking a qualified and experienced Speech and Language Therapist to work in our team across inpatient, outpatient and / or community health services.

    This role is suitable for either a new graduate or experienced Speech and Language Therapist. We have a small team and work closely together to deliver the best outcome for the people in our community.

    The services our team provides include hospital inpatient wards, specialist outpatient clinics and community services inclusive of paediatrics and child development, rehabilitation, general medicine, surgical, critical care, oncology, voice and communication and neurology.

    This job requires working closely with other Speech Language Therapists as well as a part of a wider multi-disciplinary team.

    Excellent time management, adaptability and communication skills are essential for this role.

    Ko koe tēnei About you

  • You must be a qualified Speech Language Therapist
  • Have experience or demonstrate potential for working in a hospital / DHB setting
  • Hold the legal right to work in New Zealand
  • Hold a New Zealand Drivers License
  • Fully vaccinated for Covid-19
  • Ngā hua o te Mahi i Te Pōari o Whanganui Working at the Whanganui DHB

  • Opportunity to further strengthen your clinical skills
  • You will be working with a dedicated multidisciplinary team providing excellent services to patients and whānau
  • Ko wai mātou Who are we

    Our vision is He Hāpori Ora - Thriving Communities, with our mission being 'to improve health and independence through a responsive and integrated health system'.

    We ensure health care places people and their whānau at the centre of everything we do with and for them. We support and empower individuals and whānau to determine their own wellbeing and are committed to working in authentic partnership with other health care providers, iwi, government, social and community agencies to build strong, resilient, connected people and whānau.

    As part of Whanganui District Health Board's commitment to Whānau Ora, our vision and mission recognises that to achieve healthy communities, all people -regardless of income or social status - need to live in healthy homes and environments where people feel safe, connected, resilient and able to determine their own needs and the needs of their whānau.

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