Speech and Language Therapist - Outpatient Services, Whangārei Hospital

Speech and Language Therapist - Outpatient Services, Whangārei Hospital

Are you seeking a role with real impact and meaning? At Northland DHB, we’re driving health equity for Te Tai Tokerau, and we want you to be a part of our passionate whanau.

Northland DHB is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority.


Join Northland DHB and you’ll quickly discover you’re more than part of the team – you belong to our family. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for a Speech and Language Therapist to join the team in Outpatient services.


Based at Whangārei Hospital, this role is 40 hours a week and involves providing speech language therapy services to adult outpatients. This will also include a small amount of acute cover when needed. Working within the Speech Language Therapy Department you will work autonomously and as part of a team, managing your own workload and timeframes.


We are a friendly and welcoming team offering a supportive working environment with a strong commitment to regular supervision and opportunities for professional development.

A relocation package will be provided to support the successful candidate should they need it.

Experience working in outpatient services is preferred but not essential

For further information contact Madeline Michelsen, Acting Team Leader for Occupational and Speech Language Therapies, Whangārei Hospital. 021 2722 086 Email madeline.michelsen@northlanddhb.org.nz

A career with Northland DHB will see you action meaningful change in the region we love, and in your professional development – all whilst enjoying everything the stunning North has to offer such as long summers, beaches, art, sport and recreation.. You really can enjoy the best of both

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  • Tāngata i te tuatahi – He whakapapa, he mokopuna, he tamariki, he mātua, he tūpuna. He aha te mea nui. He tāngata, he tāngata, he tāngata
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  • Whakaute (tuku mana) - He whakaaro nui ki ētahi atu
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  • Whakawhitiwhiti Korero – Whakawhitiwhiti Kōrero i runga te tiki, te pono me te aroha
    Communication – We communicate openly, safely and with respect to promote clear understanding

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