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Position Title: Speech-language Therapists (Dunedin)
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): Permanent Full time (40hours/per week)
Date Posted: 29/10/2019
Application Closing Date: 17/11/2019 11PM
Job #: 059170
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Speech-language Therapists


  • 2 x Permanent full-time positions


About us

Southern District Health Board (Southern DHB) exists to support everyone across our district to live well, and access the right care when they need it, by delivering high quality, patient-centred and equitable health services to our diverse communities.

About this role

We are looking for two Speech-language therapists (SLTs) to join our team at Southern DHB – one position is for a newly qualified SLT and one position is for an SLT with at least 3 years’ experience. If you have an interest in work across various services including acute, rehabilitation and community, this could be the opportunity for you. Please indicate on your application if you have experience or interest in the areas of voice, videofluoroscopy and/or paediatrics.

Joining our Speech-language Therapy team will be the experience of a life time. Our unit is innovative and progressive.  In a nutshell, it’s the perfect place to build on your impressive career momentum. It is essential that you are self-motivated with a high level of enthusiasm and commitment to your professional development and personal growth. You will have excellent organisational and communication skills and the ability to be flexible as an active participant within the Speech-language Therapy and multidisciplinary team environments.

You will work in a team that is dynamic and supportive with an enviable mix of skill, knowledge and clinical experience. We are committed to delivering a high standard of service to our patients. As part of our team you will have the opportunity to access regular supervision, professional development and peer support. 

About you

Applicants must hold a degree in Speech-language Therapy and be eligible for Registered Member or Registered Member – New Graduate APC with the New Zealand Speech Language Therapy Association.

So if you’re someone who values good working relationships, opportunity for professional growth, providing quality service and you’re ready to progress your career, we encourage you to make the move to join our team!

The Location

The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities.  Whether it's surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone.  Check out for what the region and we can offer you and your family.


Closing Date: Sunday 17th November 2019

For further information please contact Jan Strachan, Recruitment Advisor – Strategy, Primary and Community Directorate, Phone (03) 214 5770 or Email:

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