Speech Language Therapist - Casual
Waikato District Health Board
Hamilton, Waikato
3d ago

Job Description

  • Speech Language Therapist - Casual (WAI18225)Speech Language Therapist - Casual : WAI18225
  • Where you’ll be working : Waikato Hospital

    The details : Casual position

    Are you an experienced speech language therapist looking for flexible hours in a friendly, supportive team?

    About the role :

    Waikato DHB Speech Language Therapy department is looking for a speech language therapist to join our team on a casual basis.

    This role will involve providing speech language therapy services across inpatient and outpatient settings as required. The position would suit a speech language therapist with at least 2 years clinical experience in a health or disability setting.

    About the service :

    You will work within a close team that provide speech language therapy services to adults and children across the Waikato region.

    The speech language therapy team work in a variety of areas including inpatient medical and surgical wards, critical care, outpatient clinics, rural hospitals, inpatient rehab, child development centre and the cleft lip and palate clinic.

    There will be opportunities to gain clinical experiences across these areas.

    Required skills & experience :

  • Registered member of New Zealand Speech-language Therapists’ Association (NZSTA)
  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Speech Language Therapy from an NZSTA-accredited programme; or have had your qualifications approved by the NZSTA.
  • Recent experience working with adults with acquired communication or swallowing disorders.
  • Experience performing and interpreting videofluoroscopy swallowing studies.
  • Experience working within a multi-disciplinary team working towards patient focused goals.
  • Current valid full New Zealand drivers licence
  • COVID-19 :

    The Waikato District Health Board Health & Safety has a policy that includes ensuring that you comply with the Health Order announced 11 October 2021 and with the Waikato DHB’s Vaccine Preventable Diseases for Employees policy.

    The policy prescribes the required vaccinations including COVID19 for all employees of Waikato DHB. COVID-19 vaccinations are mandatory before you commence employment.

    Why us :

    The Waikato District Health Board (DHB) is one of the largest of 20 DHBs in New Zealand. We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to delivering the best health outcomes for our total population.

    To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we service. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values, to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori communities.

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