Masterton, New Zealand

Reference: 6532535

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LocationWairarapa Hospital

Service: Allied Health Team

Contract: Permanent - Full-time

Salary: As per PSA Allied MECA


Vacancy Ref # 6532535


Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

We have exciting opportunities for an experienced Speech-language Therapist, are you looking to continue your career in a region where you can make a difference to your community, if you are looking for a great lifestyle with greater work life balance we have the role for you here in the beautiful Wairarapa region!


The Speech-language Therapist is an integral part of multidisciplinary team function and in this role you will be working closely with the clinical team to assess and manage acute presentations and longstanding impairments, contribute to discharge planning and provide ongoing intervention to support people to remain as functional as possible in their homes and communities.


Mō tō mātou rōpū - About our team

If you have a passion for working with clients to maximise communication and assess / manage swallow impairments across a range of clinical areas (acute medical, rehabilitation and paediatrics) in a secondary hospital setting this is the role you have been waiting for. Our speech-language therapy team is a small, dynamic team that is well supported by the allied health and multidisciplinary teams and has close links with regional and national SLT networks.


.Moū - About you

Qualifications required

  • You will be registered with the New Zealand Speech Language Therapy Association and hold a current practising certificate
  • Have solid experience across adult and paediatric general health settings.
  • You will be a flexible and enthusiastic clinician, who thrives in a team environment
  • And is focused on delivering the best possible clinical care for clients.


This is a permanent full time position working 80 hours (1.0 FTE) per fortnight Monday - Friday, actual hours of work to be discussed, however we welcome enquiries from those looking for fixed term or part time opportunities as well, please indicate your preference in your cover letter.


Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

For more information please contact Max Goodall, Allied Health Manager, on + 64 027 675 5932. or email

Closing Date: Open till successful candiate appointed


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Wairarapa Hospital

Contact Name

Max Goodall (Allied Health Manager)

Contact Details

+ 64 027 675 5932 or