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Speech Language Therapist

Central Otago Health Services Limited – Dunstan Hospital

  • Come and live the dream in Central Otago!

  • Fixed Term Position 0.5-0.8 FTE

 

Central Otago Health Services Limited is looking for a New Zealand registered Speech-language Therapist (SLT) to join our dynamic team Allied Health team based at Dunstan hospital.  The successful candidate will be a team player with excellent clinical and communication skills.  The service provides inpatient, out-patient, and community SLT services.

We require someone who can work 0.5 to 0.8 FTE until the end of July 2024 to cover parental leave.

The successful applicant will be required to have:

  • Sound clinical experience in inpatient, community, and outpatient settings.  This will include knowledge of video fluoroscopy and dysphagia management.

  • An ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people including working with the elderly, and people with communication difficulties.

  • Excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills

  • High levels of motivation and passion for supporting people with communication and swallowing difficulties.

  • A client centred approach to practice

  • The ability to work autonomously with a practical and solution focus

  • A desire to work in a rural inter-disciplinary setting

 

We take pride in supporting our staff to grow as clinicians and provide a supportive environment to promote excellence.

Applications  will remain open until we find a suitable candidate so don’t delay with your application.

Click here for a Job Description.  Click here for an Application Form

Please apply with an application form, covering letter and CV (including 2 referees) to:

HR Administrator

Email: vacancy@cohealth.co.nz

Dunstan Hospital

PO Box 30,

Clyde, Central Otago, 9341

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