Speech-Language Therapist/Speech Pathologist

13 Nov

MidCentral District Health Board advocates for affirmative action and actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.

Speech-Language Therapist/Speech Pathologist
Palmerston North
Temporary covering parental leave for up to one year.
Vacancy ID: 5412

Full-Time 1.0 FTE (40 hours per week)

  • Are you an enthusiastic Speech-Language Therapist?
  • Do you enjoy a variety of work and would you like to live close to everything the Central North Island has to offer?

Then this could be the opportunity for you. You are invited to join our friendly team of professionals based at Palmerston North Hospital. You will have excellent organisational and communication skills and the ability to be flexible as an active participant within the Speech-Language Therapy and wider multidisciplinary team environments.

The prime focus of this position is delivery of Speech-Language Therapy Services to both inpatients and outpatients who present with a variety of acquired communication and swallowing disorders. The successful applicant for this position will work with adults in a variety of clinical settings including; acute medical; rehabilitation (A,T&R); outpatients and community services.

The Speech-Language Therapist is a vital member of the Allied Health and Therapy Service through provision of comprehensive speech, language and swallowing therapy assessment, treatment, education, advice and administration for clients within MidCentral Health DHB.

We would welcome applications from suitably qualified clinicians and some health experience would be an advantage.

For enquiries about this position please contact Brigid Fay, Speech-Language Therapist / Professional Lead, Palmerston North Hospital Tel: (06) 350-8593 or email Brigid.Fay@midcentraldbh.govt.nz

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Closing Date: Sunday, 29 November 2020 (Maybe extended if not filled)