Hutt Valley District Health Board – Speech Language Therapist – Child Development Service

01 May

Exciting speech therapy role working for Child Development Service, Hutt Valley DHB.

About the role

We are looking for a qualified Speech Therapist who has experience working with new borns within a special care baby unit, on a paediatric ward and in a disability service and with experience in completing Paediatric VFS. Yes you must be an amazing all rounder. We will offer a very supportive team environment within a multi disciplinary team that is innovative supportive and fun.

You will work as part of the CDS team completing developmental assessments with children aged up to 16 years and providing feeding therapy. You will work in the special care baby unit and paediatric ward with the Medical team and Dietitian. The Hutt CDS has excellent relationships with its community and continually looks to improve how we provide care for children with a disability and their families.

This is a full-time, fixed-term role until September 2019 with the possibility to extend for a further 12 months.


We offer a supportive workplace culture with a commitment to your on-going professional development. This includes; a comprehensive orientation programme, training and study opportunities, and peer support.

Staff benefits include discounts from many companies throughout the region, and use of our onsite gym.

How to apply

Please complete an online HVDHB application form by clicking here or through our careers website:

Please note: we are unable to accept applications via email.

For further information on this role, please email and indicate the vacancy number 9111953-19 and job title in the subject line.

Applications close Tuesday, 7 May 2019.