Speech and Language Therapist / Kaiwhakatikatika Reo Kōrero (ORA) at Capital & Coast District Health Board (Wellington), Wellington Hospital
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
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Location: Wellington Regional Hospital
Service: ORA Speech-Language Therapy
Contract: Permanent, Full-Time (open to applications from those interested in 0.8 - 1.0FTE)
Salary: $62,671-$80,292 depending on level of experience
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
We are looking for a Speech-Language Therapist (SLT) to join our thriving team of 17 SLTs who work across paediatric and adult caseloads in acute, rehabilitation, outpatient and community settings. Our SLT team at Wellington Regional Hospital is comprised of six therapists, supported by both a team leader and a professional leader. The successful applicant will be required to diagnose and treat adult patients with a wide range of communication and swallowing disorders. The caseload will include acute adult inpatients with both medical and surgical diagnoses. The post-holder may also have a small outpatient caseload, largely covering voice and airway disorders and dysphagia. The specific areas of practice will be confirmed with the successful applicant depending on their knowledge and level of experience. The post-holder will represent SLT on multi-disciplinary teams.
Please contact the team leader if you would like to discuss the role further (Aoife O'Reilly / Aoife.OReilly@ccdhb.org.nz) and indicate the job title and vacancy number (AH055-22) in the subject line. While we have a full time vacancy (40 hours/week), we are also interested in hearing from those with the right skills who may be interested in 0.8FTE upwards (minimum 32 hours/week).
Mō tō mātou rōpū - About our team
The Wellington SLT Team is a close knit group and, although we work across a wide range of areas throughout the hospital, we remain very connected through daily morning huddles, team meetings and social catch-ups. We are highly dedicated and patient-focused. We value the contributions and skills of all of our members. We strive to live our organisational values of Manaakitanga, Kotahitanga and Rangatiratanga. We have a strong reputation for innovation and excellent clinical practice. As a member of our team of you will be supported with professional development opportunities to assist you in meeting your continuing competency requirements, as well as regular clinical supervision.
Moū - About you
We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the right skills and experience who share our values to apply. We would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori and Pacific communities.
The ideal applicant will have at least three years- experience working adults with acquired communication and swallowing disorders, preferably in an acute inpatient setting. While it is not essential, it would be desirable for the successful candidate to have experience in intensive/critical care. You must be able to demonstrate sound clinical reasoning, good communication skills, the ability to work independently and to quickly build strong working relationships. Excellent time management and prioritisation skills are a must. Experience in videofluoroscopy and/or flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing are desired.
We expect a commitment to and understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its application to health, as well as a willingness to work towards improving health outcomes for Māori.
E pā ana ki a tatou - About us
Here at the 2DHBs (Capital & Coast District Health Board and Hutt Valley District Health Boards) we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.
The 2DHBs are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.
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Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply
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2DHB requires ALL its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.
Please note we will be reviewing applications when received and will progress through the recruitment process.
Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Capital & Coast District Health Board (Wellington)|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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