Speech Language Therapist | Kaihaumaru Reo Okawa

  • 501240
  • Wellington, New Zealand
  • APM NZ
  • Allied Health
  • Healthcare & Medical
  • Occupational Rehabilitation
  • Speech Pathology
  • WorkCare
  • Part Time
  • Sub-Contractor

About APM

APM is a rapidly growing global health and employment services organisation serving over 1,000,000 people each year across 10 countries. In New Zealand, APM holds a number of contracts with ACC, MSD, NZDF as well as private employers to provide a range of services including Vocational and Community Rehabilitation, Concussion, Pain and Injury Management, Workplace Health, Allied Health Intervention and Employment Services.  

About the role

Based in Wellington, working either part-time or as an independent contractor, you will work with our clients and their families in their environment. As part of a supportive, multidisciplinary team, you will provide clinical assessment and treatment to make a difference to the lives of a range of clients through:

  • Assessment of cognitive language and communication difficulties, as well as voice and swallowing impairments in both paediatric and adult clients
  • Ability to work with both adult and paediatric clients
  • Applying clinical expertise and reasoning
  • Liaising with other allied health team members and ACC Case Managers
  • Regular monitoring and reporting of client progress and goal achievement

Key skills and experience

  • Tertiary qualification in Speech Language Therapy / Speech Language Pathology
  • Current registration with NZSTA
  • Post graduate experience, ideally with traumatic brain injuries
  • Exposure to ACC contracts
  • Full NZ/AU Driver's Licence  

In return APM offers:

  • Flexible working options
  • Company vehicle (dependent on contracted hours)
  • Access to a performance bonus
  • Continuing Professional Development opportunities
  • Support from a national team including access to Clinical Advisors, Focus Groups and Special Interest Groups that offer support in clinical growth, development and networking
  • Reimbursements of both Annual Practicing Certificate and Professional membership
  • Wellbeing Program

Our mission is to create positive change and enable better lives.

Our whakataukī He waka eke noa – We’re all in this together.

Our values underpin our work – integrity, customer focus, respect, empathy, achievement, teamwork and enthusiasm. Our Tikanga Māori values of Manaakitanga, Kotahitangi, Wairuatangai, Whānaungatanga and Rangatiratanga guide us to deliver culturally responsive and mana-enhancing services.

If this sounds like you, apply online with your CV and covering letter.  Should you wish to have a confidential chat about the role, please contact Brianne Constantine on brianne.constantine@apm.net.au.

You must have existing rights to live and work in New Zealand to be considered for this role.

At APM, we celebrate equality, diversity, and inclusion for our team members, customers, and communities worldwide. We love that we are all different and value unique opinions, ideas, beliefs, perspectives and interests here at APM.

We believe no one should be disadvantaged by the differences that exist between us. No matter your gender, race, marital status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, disability or social status, country of birth, age or religious belief, you are valued and respected for who you are, what you know and how you work.

APM is a place where you can bring your authentic self to work and be empowered to do your best work. 

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