Speech Language Therapists New Zealand

Locations:
New Zealand
Contract type:
Permanent
Hours:
Full time
NHS band:
Any
Specialist areas:
Community, Education, Other specialist area
Posted:
02/09/2019
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
Ministry of Education
Job Ref:
EDU-1417765

One permanent full-time role based in Kaitaia

One permanent full-time role based in Kerikeri

If you are an experienced practitioner ready for new challenges this could be your next career step. We can offer a friendly and supportive work place environment to an enthusiastic, versatile and highly motivated Speech Language Therapist.

Working with a multidisciplinary team of professionals committed to achieving positive outcomes for children and young people to provide early and ongoing support to children with high and often complex needs in educational settings.

Essential skills:

• Bachelor of Speech and Language Therapy or equivalent qualification
• Eligibility for membership of the New Zealand Speech-Language Therapists Association
• 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, whānau, 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 Māoritanga and/or experience in working with clients of another culture are desirable
• Ability to work collaboratively with other agencies is essential
• Knowledge of the New Zealand school curriculum and early childhood curriculum, Te Whāriki
• Experience and confidence in delivering group training to parents and educators is an essential part of the role
• A full current driver's licence is required

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.

Please review the position description by copy and pasting this link into your browser: https://expressonline.haineslink.co.nz/pdfs/635967_jobdesc.pdf

If this opportunity interests you, and you meet the requirements, apply now using the 'apply for this job' link below or Careers Centre - Ministry of Education website.

For further information please contact Tony Hassan on phone +6427 200 6131.

Applications close Monday, 30 September 2019.

Closing Date:
30/09/2019
Contact Details:
Ministry of Education
Tel: +64272006131
Contact: Tony Hassan
E-mail:

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