Expression of Interest - Speech-Language Therapist
- Full-time (40 hours), Part-Time (32 hours) and Casual Speech-Language Therapy positions available
- Great opportunity to work across a range of specialist areas
- Join our friendly and welcoming team at Te Toka Tumai!
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
We are Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.
We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. Te Whatu Ora leads the day-to-day running of the health system, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels.
We are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
We currently have a variety of roles available for permanent full-time and part-time New Zealand registered Speech and Language Therapists to join our dedicated, supportive and friendly Speech-Language Therapy teams based at Auckland City Hospital as well as our Community-based teams based at Greenlane Clinical Centre and Point Chevalier Clinical Centre.
Our Speech-Language Therapists work in locality teams and are committed to the holistic delivery of health services with their MDT colleagues, within the Te Toka Tumai community. We offer therapy to clients with a range of communication and swallowing disorders due to a wide variety of conditions, and service are provided in the community, home, clinic and telehealth settings. Being part of our community team we also offer training and development opportunities for video fluoroscopy and also support all our staff in maintaining skills in FEES and tracheostomy with the wider SLT inpatient team where applicable. For more information, please contact our Practice Supervisor Sharon Collins via SharonColl@adhb.govt.nz.
Work alongside a dedicated team delivering high quality evidence based clinical care to complex caseload of clients. You will have the opportunity to develop your skills in the use of FEES, video fluoroscopy and tracheostomy management while implementing delegated intervention plans for client care. As part of our inpatient team, you will be able to collaborate with team members and other wok groups to achieve our service objectives. For more information, please contact our Clinical Lead, Kendyl Armstrong via KendylA@adhb.govt.nz.
Alongside a clinical caseload, there will be opportunities for developing your skills in coaching, service development and quality initiatives suitable for your level of experience. Both our Community and Inpatient teams offer:
- A supportive and collegial environment
- Professional support and mentoring to all experience levels
- Exceptional professional development opportunities to gain competencies and further training developments
At Te Toka Tumai our values reflect who we are and how we behave. We are continuously working together to be the best we can be as we respect and strive to develop and deliver excellent services to all our clients. We are dedicated to welcoming people and putting them at the heart of everything we do.
To find out more, please see our position description here.
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
To be successful for these roles you will need to have the following skills and attributes:
- Registered member of the New Zealand Speech-Language Therapists’ Association (NZSTA) with current Annual Practicing Certificate
- Proven experience working as a Speech-Language Therapist in a hospital/community setting would be beneficial
- An understanding of bicultural issues and commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi
- Ability to work collaboratively with a range of professional groups in a multidisciplinary setting
- Effective time management, prioritisation and organisation skills
- Drive, energy and initiative with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- For community-based roles, you will be required to have a valid driver’s license
He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here
Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand | Te Toka Tumai is one of the leading healthcare providers in New Zealand offering a wide range of tertiary and quaternary clinical services to a large and diverse population. We have state of the art facilities and provide our services from three main hospital sites – Auckland City Hospital, Starship Children’s Health and Greenlane Clinical Centre including Point Chevalier Clinical Centre.
For more information on what we offer, please click here.
In addition to the above, we offer:
- Visa support (for more info on visas, please see below)
- Relocation support
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
To apply please click on the ‘Apply’ tab below and submit your application online attaching your updated CV and Covering Letter.
If you have any queries about accessibility, or technical issues with the online process, please contact Anesha Pillay, Recruitment Consultant via Aneshag@adhb.govt.nz or 021 390 875 to discuss how we can best support your application.
Immigration NZ has introduced a new Accredited Employer Work Visa system from 4 July 2022. For some positions this includes a clear pathway to residency. And of course, for successful candidates offered a position with us who require a Work Visa, we will provide support with their Visa application. Here is a link for more information Immigration NZ Accredited Employer Work Visa.
The remuneration for this position is covered by a collective agreement (PSA Allied Health, Public Health and Technical MECA)
Salary range: $58 513.00 - $82 271.00 p.a based on experience
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|Location:||North Island - Auckland - Central Auckland|
|Job type:||Permanent Full time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Allied Health - Speech Language Therapist / Speech Pathologist|
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