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Position Title: Speech Language Therapist
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 0.5 FTE / 20 hours per week
Date Posted: 03/08/2020
Application Closing Date: 27/09/2020 11PM
Job #: 063668
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Speech-Language Therapist
Dunedin Hospital

  • Part-time position (0.5 FTE, 20 hours per week) 
  • Fixed term for 12 months

Come to Southern NZ...this could be the change you have been looking for!

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 the team
We are a team with an enviable mix of skill, knowledge and clinical experience, committed to delivering a high standard of service to our patients. 

About the opportunity
This is a unique opportunity to work and live in Southern NZ!

You will be based in our Speech-Language Therapy department at Dunedin Hospital with our supportive and dynamic team of therapists. It would be an advantage if you have experience working with tracheostomy, ICU / HDU, videofluoroscopy, but not essential. 

About you
Ideally you will bring to us at least 3-5 years’ experience. This is a role for someone with experience and enthusiasm for Speech-Language Therapy who can manage their caseload while supporting the growth of other therapists. We are looking for an experienced Speech-Language Therapist who enjoys working with an established team, has excellent communication and interpersonal skills and is driven and proactive in their ongoing development of advanced skills. You will have a degree in Speech-Language Therapy and hold an Annual Practising Certificate with the New Zealand Speech-Language Therapy Association.

Why Dunedin?
Now to the city itself, Dunedin offers the opportunity to have the lifestyle you’ve always dreamed of. Boasting excellent education and restaurants, competitive costs of living and a beautiful coastline, life can be as relaxed or as energetic as you want. Our team enjoy the short commute to work, leaving ample time for what matters to you most. Add to this the close proximity to some of New Zealand’s most famous scenery and holiday destinations (think Queenstown, Wanaka and Milford Sound to name but a few!) you can go from seaside to ski-slopes in a matter of hours.

Sounds too good to be true? Rest assured, you can have it all here. Why not come see for yourself!

Closing Date: Sunday, 27 September 2020
Please note that we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications and could withdraw the advertising at any time. 

For further information please contact Jan Strachan, Recruitment Advisor – Strategy, Primary and Community Directorate, Phone (03) 214 5770 or Email: jan.strachan@southerndhb.govt.nz 

Children’s Act 2014
Due to this position having contact with children and the SDHB’s commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks’ under the Children’s Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.

Pre-Employment Occupational Health Assessment
In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to an Occupational Health Assessment to confirm suitability and fitness to work in the role you are being considered for. 

 
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