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Speech-Language Therapist

Advertiser: TalkLink TrustMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
22 Aug 2019
Location
Auckland, Auckland Central
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Healthcare & Medical, Speech Therapy

Are you a motivated Speech-Language Therapist who enjoys technology and wants to join a specialist team?

The TalkLink Trust is currently seeking expressions of interest from experienced Speech-Language Therapists who have, or who wish to gain, advanced skills in the area of assistive technology.

We currently have a permanent full-time position coming up in our Auckland office. This is one of three regional centres, and services the upper north island region. We are also looking for the right person in Wellington (see other advert).

The TalkLink Trust provides specialist services in Assistive Technology / Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) throughout New Zealand. TalkLink works with both adults and children who experience difficulty with spoken and/or written communication. 

If you are interested in technology and are seeking a rewarding role within a fun team, then this position could be for you. The successful applicant will work as a member of a highly skilled inter-disciplinary team with a focus on assessment and training.

A degree in Speech-Language Therapy, or equivalent qualification is required, together with at least 2 years experience working as a Speech-Language Therapist.  Ministry of Health Communication Assistive Technology Level 1 or 2 assessor credentialing, or experience in the area of assistive technology is preferred but not essential.  You will need to be comfortable working with computer-based technology. On the job training and support will be provided. 

Regular regional travel is necessary so applicants must have a full driver’s license. Out of town travel will also be required once you become familiar with the role, so applicants will need to be available for occasional overnight stays.

The TalkLink Trust is committed to honouring the articles of Te Tiriti O Waitangi and experience in working with people from different cultures is desirable.

Expressions of interest are now requested. Please include a letter of application, current copy of your curriculum vitae and the names of at least two referees. Applicants must be eligible for permanent work in New Zealand.

Applications should be submitted for consideration via the SEEK website.

For further information about the position please contact:

Glen Dixon
Manager - Upper North  Island
PO Box 44-053
Auckland 1246
Phone (09) 557-1210
glen.dixon@talklink.org.nz

 

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • Do you have a current New Zealand driver's licence?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a speech pathologist?
  • Do you have experience working with children with special needs?
  • Do you own or have regular access to a car?

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