Speech Language Therapist

Listed 11 days Ago
Hohepa Hawke's Bay
Healthcare

Hōhepa Hawke’s Bay is part of Hohepa Services Limited, delivering intellectual disability services based on the work of Rudolf Steiner (Anthroposophical Curative Education and Social Therapy).We are currently seeking a capable and experienced Speech Language Therapist to join the team.Your duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • Screening and following up the development of the children and adolescents especially with respect to their communicative abilities.
  • Providing individual speech therapy to the children and young adults aiming to enhance and support their communicative abilities.
  • Providing individual curative speech therapy to the children and adolescents aiming at other things, improving their posture, breathing, strength, self-awareness, self-esteem, social and emotional coping skills.
  • Setting up systems of supported communication, depending on the individual needs of the child or adolescent.

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • Have a high level of communication skills, be an excellent listener
  • Be able to work collaboratively and effectively with a range of professional colleagues 
  • Observe and diagnose communicative, social and emotional development of children and young people with intellectual disability;
  • Take part in a team of therapists, teachers and residential co-workers;
  • Contribute to the IEP’s of the children and adolescents;
  • Coach and support co-workers around communication and behaviour problems of the children or adolescents.
  • Have relevant background, experience or qualifications
  • Be enthusiastic and self-motivated in seeking out learning opportunities to increase understanding and skills relevant to the role.

Don't miss out on this great opportunity; apply now!