Speech Language Therapist

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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    negotiable / month
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    10 hours ago
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    Govt Jobs
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  • Category: Healthcare & Medical
  • Location: Gisborne
  • Date Advertised: 18-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: EDU/1444060A
  • Job Title: Speech Language Therapist
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 Speech-Language Therapist

Learning Support, Hawke’s Bay/Tairāwhiti


Kei te rapuhia hē Kaiwhakaako kia mohio mai nga tamariki te reo māmā, kia mau i ā ratou ngā whakaaro mē ngā mohiotanga o te Kaiwhakahaere.

We are seeking highly skilled and motivated practitioners with a current recognised qualification in speech language therapy and recent experience in this field to join our Hawke’s Bay/Tairāwhiti team. This is a fulltime permanent position based in our Gisborne office.

  • The successful applicant will be able to work effectively across both school and early childhood sectors.
  • 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.
  • Desirable skills in the area of Hanen, early intervention, working with children with complex learning/communication needs also, knowledge of the early childhood and/or school curriculum.

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.

Applicants must have a current driver’s licence as travel will be required.

You can view the position description above or for further information contact Bianca Burns at bianca.burns@education.govt.nz or on 06 833 6795.

Applications close 5 April 2020.