Speech Therapist, Shared Services (Parental leave) at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Tairāwhiti, Gisborne
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
The remuneration range for this role is $59,035 - $90,534 and is covered by the collective agreement: PSA Allied MECA Allied, Public Health & Technical
Position Description | Speech Therapist, Shared Services (Parental leave)
We have a vacancy for a Speech Language Therapist to cover parental leave. We have two fixed terms roles available (up to 1 year), and both part time and full time hours will be considered. Experienced Speech Language Therapist would be preferred but new graduates will also be considered.
Our vision is: “To deliver a high quality, patient centred, responsive, evidence-based and equitable service in line with the New Zealand Speech Language Therapy Association Code of Practice and Values, and the Te Whatu Ora Tairāwhiti WAKA Values.”
The Speech Language Therapy (SLT) service at Te Whatu Ora Tairāwhiti provides assessment and rehabilitation for patients, both adults and children, with acquired and developmental swallowing and/or communication disorders. The SLT department provides an in-patient, out-patient and community service. The SLT service works with people who have difficulties related to speech, fluency, voice, language, augmentative and alternative communication, and dysphagia. These difficulties can be caused by head and neck cancer, stroke, traumatic brain injury, developmental disorders, progressive neurological disorders, or can be due to other causes.
For further information, contact: Christina.firstname.lastname@example.org Operations Manager Shared Services
Moū - About you
You will need to be NZ Registered and hold a current practising certificate. For more information please check the position description.
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
Situated on the eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, Gisborne “Tairāwhiti” – “The light shines on the water” is the first city in the world to see the rising sun of the new day. Our region offers vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands, with significant historical landmarks, natural wonders and a deep connection to Māori culture. We enjoy a pleasant climate, short commutes and a relaxed approach that creates a work-life offering that is enviable to most that are not yet here. Our lifestyle is about time.
Te Whatu Ora Tairāwhiti works to increase collaboration, strengthen leadership and accountability, and improve equity of access and outcomes across the health service. We’re shifting the emphasis towards primary and community care allowing more people to be cared for close to home, and take a greater role in their own health and wellbeing.
Our values form the acronym WAKA. They reflect our voyaging heritage, guiding us on our journey to create a healthier Tairāwhiti by working together.
Whakarangatira/enrich - Enriching the health of our community by doing our very best.
Awhi/support - Supporting our tūroro/patients their whānau/families, our community partners and each other.
Kotahitanga/togetherness - Together we can achieve more.
Aroha/compassion - Empathy, we care for people and people want to be cared for by us.
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply
To complete and application please use the “apply now” link provided which will redirect you through our online career's portal. For successful applicants our mandatory process includes police vetting and health screening.
Te Whatu Ora Tairāwhiti are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.
It is desirable that new employees of Te Whatu Ora are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
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Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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