Speech Therapist at Nurture Aurora

Aurora Hospital in Port Elizabeth is looking for a dynamic, rehabilitation orientated Speech Therapist
to join their Therapy team.

Qualifications/Training

  • Degree in Speech and Language therapy.
  • Current HPCSA registration and Malpractice Insurance.
  • Special interest / growing interest within neurological rehabilitation

Job Expectation:

  • Provide speech therapy interventions to patients referred to Aurora’s In-patient and Out-patient facility, which includes acute hospitals.
  • Determine clinical diagnosis and provide speech therapy treatment indicated as an independent practitioner.
  • Develop appropriate packages of care, giving clinical and professional advice to patients, carers and other healthcare professionals.
  • To be a source of expertise and advice for support staff.
  • Available to work on a weekend / public holiday on rotation roster.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Good written and spoken English language skills
  • Awareness of evidence base for interventions.
  • Computer literacy (medical reports and Microsoft Office Suite).
  • Ability to prioritize workload.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Advantageous:

  • Training / qualification in neurological / cognitive rehabilitation, including Dysphagia management.
  • Registration with SASLHA.
  • Experience of working in an inter-disciplinary team.
  • Afrikaans / Xhosa language skills.

If you meet the above criteria and have the relevant experience, submit your CV to Samantha at samanthat@havenhealth.net clearly marked “ST Aurora” with three (3) contactable references. Should you not receive a response within two weeks after the closing date, kindly accept that your application has not been successful.

1. Relationships

Patient centred care allows you to connect with patients and make a difference.

2. Good salary

You are able to earn a salary that makes you feel secure.

3. Opportunities

Support and training is encouraged to grow and diversify your skills.

4. Environment

Pleasant work environment that is challenging and innovative.

5. Colleagues

Working alongside a multidisciplinary team of friendly colleagues and doctors.