Speech Language Therapist

Last update 2024-02-23
Expires 2024-03-23
ID #2028794303
115,000 NZ$
Speech Language Therapist
New Zealand, Nelson, Nelson,
Modified February 13, 2024


Help shape the future of education in New Zealand Help shape the future of Education We work to shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes Our organisation is made up of talented and committed people around Aotearoa, from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures.

While we work in different groups and on different things, we all strive every day to make the biggest difference we can for our akonga in our education system.

About this role | Mo tenei turanga Permanent, full-time role based in Greymouth office.

As a Speech Language Therapist, you will play a critical role 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 skills.

* Working as part of a trans-disciplinary team where a child's needs are complex.

Salary range: $67,298 - $115,000 pro rata per annum + 3% kiwi saver.

The successful candidate will be appointed at a salary which reflects individual skills and experience.

For more details about the role, you can view the job description here.

We also offer: * Flexible working arrangements where everyone feels valued & supported.

* The ability to purchase extra days leave.

* A range of employee network groups.

* An inclusive environment that encourages your personal cultural competency journey.

* Development and learning, including mentorship programmes and internal secondments.

* Wellness initiatives to support your overall health and wellbeing.

About you | Mohou ake To be successful you will need: * A Bachelor's or Master's degree in Speech-Language Therapy or an equivalent that meets the requirements of the New Zealand Speech-language Therapists Association * Specialist knowledge of theory, research and practice related to speech-language, child and human development and learning and behaviour * Ability to translate specialist knowledge into practical information * Ability to co-ordinate service provision in a multi-agency, trans-disciplinary setting * Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to work effectively with children, young people and their families and teachers across a diverse range of settings About our group and team | Matau ropu ake Learning Support is a critical part of the Sector Enablement and Support Group 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, whanau, caregivers, schools and early childhood educators in English and Maori medium settings and other agencies to help maximise learning outcomes and promote social inclusion.

To learn more about Learning Support, the roles we offer, frequently asked questions, and more, click here.

Are you ready to make a difference? | Kua rite koe mo tenei mahi? If this opportunity interests you, please submit your cover letter and resume by using the 'apply' button.

In your cover letter we'd like to know about you, your values, or anything else you'd like to share.

We're keen to understand your motivations, strengths, transferable skills, and the diverse perspectives you will bring to the role.

For further information, please contact Jo Dowell, Service Manager, West Coast at ****** or 027 836 2391 Applications close Midnight – Monday 19 February 2024.

We want our people to feel valued for their unique qualities and have a sense of belonging.

If you require assistance or adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process, please let us know.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Per annum
Occupation: Speech language therapist

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