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Speech Language Therapist

Employer:
NZ Ministry of Education
Job Category:
Education
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Region:
Bay of Plenty
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Posted Date:
09-Apr-2019
Closing Date:
22-Apr-2019
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Job Description

Ministry of Education, Learning Support

Bay of Plenty-Waiariki

Speech Language Therapist

Full time, Fixed Term until February 2020, based in Tauranga

 

Do you want to make a positive difference to the lives of our tamariki, their family and whānau?

 

We are seeking highly skilled and motivated person with a current recognised qualification in speech-language therapy and recent experience in this field to join our innovative, dynamic and energetic team.  We provide a friendly, supportive environment with an excellent professional network.

  • The successful applicant will be able to work effectively across both school and early childhood sectors.
  • The successful applicant will have a working knowledge of our current Service Delivery Model, and practice will reflect the six element approach.
  • Responsibilities will include working with children and young people, their parents, caregivers, whanau, educators and other Learning Support personnel in delivering speech and language services.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential as is an ability to work in a culturally sensitive manner.
  • Practical skills in Maoritanga and/or experience in working with clients of another culture are desirable.
  • Skills in the area of Hanen, early intervention, working with children with complex learning/communication needs and knowledge of the early childhood and/or school curriculum are an advantage.
  • Experience and confidence in delivering group training to parents and educators is an essential part of the role.
  • Have a full current driver's licence as travel is required.

 

Although this position in based in Tauranga you may be required at times to work across the wider Bay of Plenty-Waiariki region.

 

Overseas applicants should have their qualifications approved by New Zealand Speech-Language Therapy Association (NZSTA) in order to determine that they are suitable for working within New Zealand.

 

If this opportunity interests you apply now using the ‘Apply Online' button. 

 

You can view a job description above or for further information please contact Alison Jones at Alison.Jones@education.govt.nz

 

Applications close midnight - 22 April 2019

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