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Position Title: Speech Language Therapist
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 1.0 FTE 40 hours
Date Posted: 14/01/2021
Application Closing Date: 31/01/2021 11PM
Job #: 064967
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Speech Language Therapist


  • Permanent full-time 1.0 FTE (40 hours per week)


About this role

We are looking for a newly qualified Speech Language Therapist (SLT) to join our team at Southern DHB –If you have an interest in work across various services with a particular focus on rehabilitation and potential opportunities in community rehab and acute wards, this could be the opportunity for you.  

Joining our Speech-language Therapy team will be the experience of a lifetime. Our unit is innovative and progressive.  It is 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!


About Southern DHB

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.


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 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 31st January 2021

Please note that we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications and could withdraw the advertising at any time. For further information please contact Theonette Ramsden, Recruitment Advisor – Strategy, Primary and Community Directorate, Phone (03) 214 5770 or Email:


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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