Speech Language Therapist

23 Apr

Speech Language team – Timaru Hospital
Permanent, full-time, 80 hours per fortnight
Weekdays, office hours 

Life is a collection of small moments: meaningful moments, challenging moments, moments to remember. At SCDHB, we want to support our people to enjoy more of the moments that matter. Are you ready to join us?

Right now, we are looking for a qualified Speech Language Therapist with a passion for working in a generalist health setting where no two days are the same! You’ll enjoy the flexibility of a truly varied role where there is never a dull moment or a day that looks like another!

Timaru Hospital is a generalist hospital offering challenge, variety and the opportunity to learn diverse skills in a supportive environment. In this role you would mostly be assessing and treating adult inpatient, outpatient and community caseloads.

Candidates must have the following:

  • A Speech Language Therapy degree
  • Two to four years experience as a Speech Language Therapist
  • Experience in an acute hospital would be an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good initiative and self-management skills
  • A current driver’s licence

Why choose South Canterbury DHB?

As one of the country’s smaller DHBs our people always have room to move and grow – you’ll get a wider exposure to specialties and enjoy the benefits of a flat structure: processes that run smoothly and a fun, friendly culture. With us, you’re more than just a number; you’re part of a team where everyone knows your name.

On top of all that, you’ll get to enjoy the fantastic Timaru lifestyle: between the beach and the mountains, work-life balance is truly achievable here.

At SCDHB, integrity, collaboration, accountability, respect and excellence are at the heart of everything we do. We are a proudly diverse team, as we know a diverse and inclusive workforce achieves the best outcomes for our patients and communities. If you share in these core values and bring them into every aspect of your patient care, we can’t wait for you to join us.

Apply now – this moment is yours!

Please apply for this vacancy online at https://scdhb.careercentre.net.nz

We look forward to receiving your application directly via our careers site.

If you have any questions regarding this role please contact Human Resources by phoning 03 687-2230.

Applications accepted till Thursday, 20 May 2021.

As part of our duty of care towards our patients, it is crucial that all patient-facing staff be fully immunised. If you have made it to the later stages of recruitment, you will be expected to produce your immunisation records for infection control purposes.