Speech Language Therapist (Part Time) Community Stroke Rehabilitation, Te Whatu Ora

03 Aug

Part Time (0.8FTE)


Remuneration as per MECA guidelines


The Community Stroke Rehabilitation (CSR) Team is seeking a core/experienced Speech Language Therapist to join their service.

In this position you will deliver community based rehabilitation, including early supported discharge input, within an interdisciplinary model. There is a weekly CSR FEES clinic and support for the successful candidate to develop their skills in this area. This is an exciting opportunity to work for a dynamic team, leading the delivery of community stroke rehabilitation nationally.

There is scope for involvement in service development and projects to improve the rehabilitation delivery. Ideally you will be able to work autonomously, as well as part of an interdisciplinary team, and ongoing support will be provided as required. Counties Manukau fully supports ongoing education and development of all employees including regular supervision, internal, and external training.

Applicants must hold a degree in Speech Language Therapy or equivalent and be eligible for membership of the NZSTA, rehabilitation experience is preferred. We are a family centred organisation with flexible working hours for the right applicant. So if you are seeking an opportunity to work in a dynamic and progressive interdisciplinary team then we would like to hear from you.


  • New Zealand approved qualification to practice Speech and Language Therapy
  • Minimum 2 years clinical experience
  • Full Current NZ Driver’s Licence


  • Clinical & professional supervision/development of staff and students
  • FEES (Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing) experience
  • Videofluoroscopy experience

What’s in it for you?

  • A great learning environment where you will continue to grow and be challenged
  • Flexible ways of working providing you with a better work life balance
  • Contribution towards your NZSTA (SLT Association) membership
  • Refund of your annual practising certificate cost as per policy guidelines
  • Regular in-service covering a range of topics
  • Access to training available for FEES and VFS
  • Fantastic culture and team environment
  • Discounted services as part of our work perks

Please apply online at www.countieshealthjobs.com.

To review the position description please ”click here”. For more information please contact Amy Lin in the Recruitment Centre on 09 276 0044 ext 58680 or Amy Lin amy.lin@middlemore.co.nz

Job Number: CMH07090

Applications Close: 18 August 2022

Our highest priority is the safety and welfare of our patients and our people.  We have strict Health & Safety measures to keep our people safe. All new employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 under the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021.
At Counties Manukau Health people and their lives matter to us. We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to delivering the best health outcomes for our community. To help us achieve this we need a workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds who share our values and have a passion to work in our community and would greatly value seeing applicants from our Maaori and Pacific communities. We are also committed to our Disability Strategy, which focuses on people with disabilities; they are our patients, whaanau, community and our staff – all carefully considered in our action plan. Together we will improve the accessibility needs for everyone who has a disability. Our values are Valuing Everyone- Whakawhanaungatanga , Kind –Manaakitanga, Together –Kotahitanga, Excellent- Rangatiratanga. If these are your values too, then join us today.