Section Head - Speech Language Therapist (part time) Acute Allied Health, Middlemore Hospital


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If you are looking for an exciting leadership role, whilst practising as a Speech & Language Therapist, this could be the role for you!


We are seeking an experienced Speech Language Therapist with a wide variety of clinical expertise to lead the Speech Language Therapy team in Acute and Assessment, Treatment and Rehabilitation (AT&R). The leadership role equates to 0.5FTE (20 hours per week) and in addition you will carry a 0.3 FTE (12 hours per week) clinical workload in adult rehabilitation. This role will be well suited to a senior Speech Language Therapist that already has leadership experience in a hospital environment, is able to remain calm under pressure and is able to effectively build their team.


The role is based at Middlemore Hospital in South Auckland. We are a tertiary teaching hospital with 980 beds across the hospital. There is a train that stops in the doorstep of Middlemore Hospital, which makes commuting a breeze. If your child is under 5 years of age, you could also make use of our popular onsite kindergarten at discounted rates.


At Counties Manukau Health, we believe that our greatest asset is our employees and by providing development opportunities, our patients will also reap the benefits. You will receive support towards the cost of your Speech Language Therapy professional membership and a personal study allowance. We provide and support regular professional development opportunities, practice review, performance development planning and regular professional supervision.

  • NZSTA approved qualification to practice Speech & Language Therapy
  • Extensive clinical experience and knowledge of Speech Language Therapy practice
  • Cultural awareness and understanding
  • Leadership experience
  • Clinical teaching experience
  • Post Graduate qualification in management
  • Post Graduate certificate in Clinical Teaching
  • Graduate certificate in Professional Supervision
Please apply online by clicking the "APPLY NOW" button.

For more information please contact Andy de Matos in the Recruitment Centre on 09 276 0044 ext 56837 or

Applications Close: 1 October 2019
Job Number: CMH05856

At Counties Manukau Health people and their lives matter to us.  We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to delivering the best health outcomes for our Community.  To help us achieve this we need a workforce that reflects the population we serve.  We strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds who share our values and have a passion to work in our community and would greatly value seeing applicants from our Maaori and Pacific communities.  Our values are  Valuing Everyone- Whakawhanaungatanga , Kind –Manaakitanga,  Together –Kotahitanga,  Excellent- Rangatiratanga.   If these are your values too, then join us today.




This position is a Core Children's worker under the Children's Act & requires full safety checks completed before any new employee starts
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Counties Manukau District Health Board Private Bag 93311, Otahuhu, Auckland 1640
New Zealand

Phone: (09) 276 0000
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