Professional Lead - Speech Language Therapy at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waikato, Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Where you’ll be working: Speech Language Therapy, Waikato Hospital
The details: Fixed term - 20 Hours per week (0.5 FTE)
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
Are you dynamic individual looking for a positive rewarding challenge? We are looking for an individual to professionally lead, coordinate and organise the Speech Language Therapy workforce for Te Whatu Ora - Waikato. This is a varied role suited to someone who is able to work well in a team environment, prioritise workloads, and enjoys the balance of clinical and professional responsibilities. To be successful in the role, you need to demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively with the Manager and other groups of both clinical and non-clinical staff.
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Mōu | About you
As the successful candidate, you will:
Foster continuous improvement; leads by example and sets the standard for professional behaviour and practice that support a positive, progressive working environment
Foster high staff morale and engagement
Have a ‘can do’ attitude and promote a ‘can do’ attitude across the team
Develop and maintain flexible team structure including appropriate succession planning and avoiding single points of failure; safeguarding high standards of care ensuring clinical safety
Drive team performance and ensure Te Whatu Ora performance review process is followed
Nurture talent and encourage people to develop in their roles and skill sets
Have the ability to work strategically and operationally
A relevant allied health tertiary qualification
Registered member of New Zealand Speech-language Therapists’ Association (NZSTA)
Previous experience in management/leadership
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
Te iwi Ngakaunui – People at Heart
Whakamana – Give and earn respect
Whakaronga – Listen to me; Talk to me
Mauri Pai – Fair play
Whakapakari – Growing the good
Kotahitanga – Stronger together
It is not very often something happens that is big; like, really big. Big to the point that it will touch the lives of every single person in the country. That is what we are talking about here. The provision of Health in Aotearoa New Zealand, and how its run is about to change in a big way.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand and Te Aka Whai Ora - Māori Health Authority will together shape the delivery of Health services in Aotearoa New Zealand for generations to come, and will form the core of a modern and integrated service looking after the needs of all our Whānau.
We are dedicated to achieving health equity for Māori and other priority populations. We are a Crown entity and an active partner in Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand is guided by Te Tiriti o Waitangi and is committed to upholding the articles.
Here at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato we have a team of 8,000 working across the Waikato where everyone plays a vital role in the care of our patients – directly or non-directly. Our vision is Healthy People. Excellent Care.
Te Whatu Ora, Waikato serves the largest Māori population and third largest Pacific population in Aotearoa New Zealand. Waikato Hospital in Hamilton is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres. Clinical specialities include Women’s and Children Services, Cardiology / Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oncology and Haematology, Surgical services, and Mental Health and Addiction. Waikato Hospital is the Midland regional referral centre for multiple specialties including trauma surgery, oncology, and neurology.
We are a values-based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. Reflecting the population we serve is an important part of the care we deliver to the community. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply. We proactively develop pathways that maximise opportunity for Māori and encourage Māori to apply.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email.
For any queries about the role please contact Nicole.Rickard@waikatodhb.health.nz
Closing date: 11 April 2023
A national Vaccination Policy which includes COVID19 is under development. In the interim, a Health and Safety Risk Assessment against the requirements of the role will apply to unvaccinated candidates and employees and appropriate risk mitigation (e.g. extra PPE, RAT testing) may be taken as a result. Please note that when a Vaccination Policy is introduced it will apply to this role and need to be supported.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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