• Speech Language Therapist Upper Hutt
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»Wellington Region

»Full-time or part-time permanent positions

Kia ora, Bula Vinaka, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Fakatalofa atu, Kia orana, Malo e lelei, Malo ni, Talofa lava, Tena koutou katoa and welcome.

We are pursuing to appoint Speech Language Therapists to our teams in the Wellington region. We would like to invite qualified Speech Language Therapists to apply, and welcome applications from Speech Language Therapist students who are about to complete their qualification.

About us

Learning Support is a critical part of Te Mahua | Te Tai Runga in the Ministry. We are charged with leading the education sector in ensuring that children and young people with additional learning needs are supported to achieve their full potential through education.

Our Learning Support specialists work closely with families, wh?nau, caregivers, schools and early childhood educators in English and M?ori medium settings and other agencies to help maximise learning results and promote... social inclusion.

About this function

As a Speech Language Therapist, you will play a critical function in our region’s Learning Support team by:

» Working to understand the impact of children and young people’s speech and language difficulties in the context of their home, school and community.

» Working closely with parents, caregivers, teachers and other specialists to help them support their children with the development of speech, language and communication expertise.

About you

We are pursuing a highly skilled and motivated person with a current recognised q ualification in speech-language therapy to join our innovative and energetic team.We provide a friendly, supportive environment with an excellent professional network.

The ideal applicant will have the following:

» The prosperous 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 expertise are essential as is an capability to work in a culturally sensitive manner.

» Practical expertise in Maoritanga and/or practice in working with clients of another culture are desirable.

» expertise in the area of Hanen, early intervention, working with children with complex learning/communication needs and expertise of the early childhood and/or school curriculum are an advantage.

» practice and confidence in delivering group training to parents and educators is an essential part of the function.

» candidates must be eligible for membership to the NZSTA.

» A full current driver’s licence is essential as travel is a requirement of the function.

At times you may be required to work across the wider Wellington region, and you will have contact on a regular basis with other SLTs within the region.

Overseas candidates should have their qualifications approved by New Zealand Speech-Language Therapy Association (NZSTA) in order to determine that they are appropriate for working within New Zealand.

Please note that this function is affected by the COVID-19 Public Health (Vaccinations) Order2021. ?

To be offered this function, prosperous applicant/s will need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have a medical exemption and provide evidence of their vaccination status.

There is more information in the position description attached, please take a look and if this opportunity sounds like you, please apply now using the ?apply online’ button.

For more information Contact Us byChrissy Doughty on 04 4394679.

Applications closeon Thursday, 30 June 2022.


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2024/03/17 / Viewed 5150 times

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