Speech Pathologists

Do you want to choose when and where you work? Do you have 1 day, 4 hours a week or longer to spare?

We are seeking experienced Speech Pathologist committed to work with the older people who have a complex and specialised communication and/or swallowing disorders.

We offer:

  • Variety of work;
  • Excellent pay rates;
  • Insurances including Workers Compensation and Professional Indemnity Insurance;
  • Clinical and Professional Support;
  • Subsidised education/training.
  • Flexible working hours;
  • Various locations – Metro to Rural;
  • Varied areas of practice: Residential Aged Care Facilities, Transitional Care Programs, Home and Community Care, Hospital Based Services.

 

Essential Requirements

  • Tertiary Qualification in Speech Pathology and eligibility for full membership of Speech Pathology Association Australia;
  • Current National Police Clearance;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in the assessment and treatment of communication and swallowing disorders within the area of specialisation with residents in Aged Care Facilities;
  • Highly developed communication skills and proven ability to act as a consultant;
  • Current knowledge of legislative obligations for Equal Opportunity, Aged Care, and Occupational Safety & Health, and how these impact on employment and service delivery;
  • Own transport;
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills & ability to relate to people at all levels;
  • Demonstrate effective verbal & written communication skills in the English Language;
  • Demonstrate a high level of organisation & time management;
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude to people of varying cultural, social and economic backgrounds and people with disabilities;

 

Desirable

  • Possession of a Current Senior First Aid Certificate;
  • Computer literacy skills e.g. Microsoft Office, Icare;
  • Knowledge of the Aged Care Accreditation Standards (Aged Care Act 1997) and ACFI;
  • Evidence of continual professional development in a relevant clinical area;
  • Knowledge of current health industry issues.

 

If you are interested in finding a new position please contact our Allied Health Manager.