Section Head Speech Language Therapy (Full Time, Fixed Term) Adult Rehabilitation and Health of Older People (ARHOP)
1.0 FTE - Fixed Term Parental Leave cover
Adult Rehabilitation and Health of Older People (ARHOP), –Te Whatu Ora Counties Manukau District
Te Whatu Ora – Counties Manukau District is a dynamic and progressive organisation at the forefront of innovative health delivery, serving New Zealand’s most culturally diverse population. It is this diversity that offers unique opportunities for health professionals on both a personal and professional level.
We have an opportunity for an experienced Speech Language Therapist with a wide variety of clinical expertise to lead an innovative group of Speech Language Therapists based at Middlemore Hospital. This is a fixed term position to cover parental leave that commences approximately February 2023 until December 2023.
As the Section Head, you will be the lead driver of this group of professionals to ensure that service expectations are met with a focus on the people we care for. You will be part of a team that takes an inter-disciplinary approach to care, working alongside other clinical leaders and senior management to ensure a high standard of care is provided at all times. This is a unique opportunity to extend and develop your management and leadership experience, in addition to managing a clinical caseload.
To be successful in this role you will have excellent communication skills, you will bring an innovative approach to resolving issues and work well in an IDT environment. You will be involved in the supervision and development of staff. There is scope for involvement in service development, staff education, and quality improvement.
We are committed to your continuing professional development through supervision, support and formal/informal training.
Employment packages include support towards the cost of your Speech Language Therapy professional membership and a personal study allowance. We provide and support regular professional development opportunities, practice review, performance development planning and regular professional supervision.
- New Zealand registered Speech Language Therapist
- Extensive clinical experience and knowledge of Speech Language Therapy practice
- A minimum of five years clinical experience in a relevant area of practice
- Experience /competency in instrumental swallowing assessment
- Experience with dysphagia caseload
- Full NZ driver's licence
- Experience in leading/managing/co-ordinating a health team
- Experience with a paediatric caseload
- Post Graduate qualification or equivalent in relevant clinical area
Please apply online at www.countieshealthjobs.com.
Job Number: CMH20229640
Applications Close: 09 February 2023
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.
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.
|Location:||North Island - Auckland - South & East Auckland|
|Job type:||Contract/Temp Full time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Allied Health - Speech Language Therapist / Speech Pathologist|
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