Clinical Lead / Professional Leader, Speech Language Therapy

16 Sep
2020

Speech Language Therapist

 

  • Outstanding clinical leadership opportunity
  • Great team environment and work culture
  • Renowned, leading edge, teaching and researched focused health provider
  • Two permanent, part time positions OR one combined full time position

Kia ora, Talofa, Malo e lelei, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Malo Ni, Bula, Kia orana, Greetings to all!
Working for Auckland DHB is an opportunity for you to make a real difference in the health and wellbeing of our Auckland community.
About the roles

We are looking for an outstanding Speech Language Therapist (SLT) (or more than one) with leadership capability to take on the Clinical Lead and/or Professional Leader roles at Auckland DHB. These are genuinely outstanding and challenging Allied Health clinical leadership opportunities within the NZ health sector. If either one or both of these opportunities interest you, we would like to hear from you. Here are some more details about these two roles:-

Clinical Lead role (0.5 FTE or up to 0.9 FTE for the Clinical Lead role only) will provide both clinical and operational leadership to the adult inpatient Speech-language Therapy service. In this role you will work closely with your team of 11.2 FTE SLTs to cover all adult inpatient services at Auckland City Hospital. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your operational and leadership skills whilst also holding a clinical role. Reporting to the Service Clinical Director, Allied Health services, this is a highly collaborative role that is well supported by the Director, the Clinical Lead team, and the Professional Leader. You will be a valued member of the Allied Health leadership team and encouraged and supported to develop your potential, including your leadership and management skills. You will have opportunities to provide leadership within the SLT service and across the wider Allied Health Service.

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For more information on this role, please contact Joe Monkhouse, Service Clinical Director on jmonkhouse@adhb.govt.nz or on mobile 0211908505

Professional Leader role (0.5 FTE) holds responsibility for professional oversight and clinical governance of SLT services across Auckland DHB. In this role you will report to the Chief Health Professions Officer and work closely with senior clinicians and operational managers to provide professional leadership to SLTs across Auckland DHB. You will provide assurance of clinical safety across both inpatient and community settings and work in partnership with operational managers to deliver on workforce priorities. You will ensure SLT services across Auckland DHB are aligned with the strategic aims of Auckland DHB and are well placed to deliver high quality, safe & effective Speech-language Therapy care.

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For more information on this role only, please contact Sue Waters, Chief Health Professions Officer on swaters@adhb.govt.nz.

About us
Auckland DHB employs over 10,000 highly skilled clinical and non-clinical professionals. In addition to providing hospital and health services to the Auckland central district, we also provide other DHBs across NZ and the Pacific region with primarily complex tertiary and quaternary services. Click here to view what we can offer you as an employer.

About you
For both these roles, the ability to bring together, balance and deliver the combined demands of quality, operations and business management through outstanding leadership and delegation is essential. As the ideal candidate for these roles, you will also have the following attributes:

  • Experience in a leadership role within Speech-language Therapy in a healthcare setting
  • Registered member of the New Zealand Speech-Language Therapists’ Association (NZSTA) with a current Annual Practising Certificate.
  • Commitment to achieving excellent clinical and business outcomes based on quality service delivery and outstanding and empathetic patient care (Clinical Lead role)
  • Commitment to achieving excellent clinical and professional outcomes (Professional Leader role)
  • A comprehensive knowledge of evidence based practise in Speech-language Therapy
  • A comprehensive understanding of the obligations under Te Tiriti o Waitangi, and a commitment to supporting equitable outcomes for Māori.
  • The ability to live and lead the Auckland DHB values of Haere Mai, Manaaki, Tuhono and Angamua.

To apply please click here and submit your application online attaching your updated CV and Covering Letter. For help with your application please email, Sonu Anand, Recruitment Consultant on Sonua@adhb.govt.nz or on mobile – 0211083241 quoting ref # ADHB7370

Closing date is 30 September 2020
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