Speech Language Therapist
Southern Health
Dunedin, Otago
4d ago

Speech Language Therapists

Dunedin Hospital

  • Range of FTE available!
  • Permanent or fixed term positions available.
  • Come to Southern NZ...This could be the change you have been looking for!

    About the team

    Our motivated speech language therapy team have an enviable mix of skill, knowledge and clinical experience, committed to delivering a high standard of service to our patients.

    About the opportunity

    There are a number of positions available, with the chance to either become a permanent member of our tight-knit unit, or join our team on a fixed-term basis in a position which offers a unique taster of working and living in Southern NZ as you cover parental leave.

    You will be based in our speech language therapy department at Dunedin Hospital with our supportive and dynamic team of therapists.

    The role will be tailored to your experience and skillset and you will have the opportunity to cover older persons health rehabilitation, acute medical, respiratory and surgical wards.

    It would be an advantage if you have experience working with head and neck cancer, tracheostomy, ICU / HDU, videofluoroscopy and FEES, but not essential.

    About you

    Ideally you will bring to us at least 2-3 years’ clinical experience, however we are open to receiving applications from newly qualified therapists.

    This is a role for someone with energy and enthusiasm for Speech Language Therapy who can manage their caseload while supporting the growth of other therapists.

    We are looking for a Speech Language Therapist who enjoys working with an established team, has excellent communication and interpersonal skills and is driven and proactive in their ongoing development of advanced skills.

    You will have a degree or Masters in Speech-language Therapy and hold an Annual Practising Certificate with the New Zealand Speech-language Therapy Association.

    Why Dunedin?

    Now to the city itself, Dunedin offers the opportunity to have the lifestyle you’ve always dreamed of. Boasting excellent education, nightlife and a beautiful coastline, life can be as relaxed or as energetic as you want.

    Our team enjoy the short commute to work, leaving ample time for what matters to you most. Add to this the close proximity to some of New Zealand’s most famous scenery and holiday destinations (think Queenstown, Wanaka and Milford Sound to name but a few!) you can go from seaside to ski-slopes in a matter of hours.

    Sounds too good to be true? Rest assured, you can have it all here. Why not come see for yourself!

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