Paediatric Speech Therapist Child Development Service fixed term
Location : Hutt Valley Hospital
Service : Child development Service
Contract : Fixed Term 0.3 FTE
Mō tō mātou rōpū About our team
Come and work with our friendly and innovative Hutt Child Development Service while our wonderful speech therapist is on parental leave.
Experience of feeding / dysphagia assessment with babies and children up to age of 16 as well feeding therapy knowledge and experience is essential .
Experience with developmental assessments for Autism Spectrum is also an important part of this role. Training and experience in the use of the ADOS would be an advantage.
Our speech therapists offer an inpatient and outpatient service
Moū About you
The speech language therapist will work as part of the CDS speech language team, in profession specific assessment and intervention, and as part of the multidisciplinary team.
Work is within service based clinics and in community settings, such as homes and education facilities.
The position is primarily clinical in nature, providing assessment and intervention to clients to meet service agreements and contracts.
The speech and language therapist will be expected to follow CDS pathway processes in place to guide the work undertaken and to meet outcome expectations of the service.
E pā ana ki a tatou About us
Here at the 2DHBs (Capital & Coast District Health Board and Hutt Valley District Health Boards) we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions.
A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.
The 2DHBs are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.