Speech Language Therapist

Posted on 07-Feb-2018
Application Close Date: 23-Feb-2018
Job Details
Speech Language Therapist
Position Type:
Full Time
Job Reference:
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Job Description

Speech Language Therapist

Timaru - Permanent, Full Time


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

You will work with a multidisciplinary team of professionals based in the Timaru office who are 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.


The successful candidate will have:

  • Bachelor of Speech and Language Therapy or equivalent qualification 
  • Eligibility for membership of the New Zealand Speech-Language Therapists' Association
  • A current driver's licence
  • Sensitivity to cultural and ethnic diversity and a commitment to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi.


Knowledge of tikanga and Te reo Māori would be an advantage, given our commitment to the principles of The Treaty of Waitangi.

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.

New graduates are encouraged to apply.

Please find the Position Description attached. If this opportunity interests you, and you meet the requirements, apply now using the ‘Apply Online' button.


For further information please contact Atholea Shanks on phone 03 687 2823 or email atholea.shanks@education.govt.nz


Applications close 23 February 2018.