FT/PT Speech Pathologist wanted in NSW - Community based
- : HealthcareLink On-Demand
- : 22-May-2020
- : All Sydney NSW
Job title: FT/PT Speech Pathologist wanted in NSW - Community based role
Working Days: 40 hours/week FT or 3-4 days/week
Salary: Generous hourly pay (based on Experience)
Location: South-western fringe of Sydney
About the Role:
Our client has a rewarding opportunity for a Speech Pathologist to join its team on a full-time or part-time basis. The successful candidate may be required to travel across all funded areas. Reporting to the Allied Health Manager, you will be required to provide supports to clients, possible caregivers and to other relevant stakeholder organisations.
- Gather information using assessments, conversations, observations & play-based approaches.
- Creating treatment and therapy plans to suit the individualised needs of a diverse population of clients.
- Identify facilitators and barriers within a person’s environment.
- Develop person-centred goals collaboratively with individuals and their families.
- Empower and build capacity of people, families and communities.
- Regularly evaluate progress and outcomes, using relevant outcomes measures and discuss outcomes with people, family, medical professionals and stakeholders.
- Write reports in a timely and professional manner & maintain full accurate records relating to clients conditions, care plans, therapies and progress.
- Work with your team to achieve its purpose and to drive positive results.
- Performing screenings to detect communication disorders.
- Facilitating school holiday social skills programs.
- Work with children and/or adults depending on your experience and preference.
- Augmentative and Alternative Communication- implementing prescribed equipment and working collaboratively with organisations to determine appropriate equipment.
- Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology) or Masters in Speech Pathology
- Speech Pathology Australia Certified Practicing Membership
- Growth mindset, innovative, team player, committed to continuous learning
- Ability to work independently
- Experience working with people with disabilities
- Working with Children Check and National Police Check
- Possession of NSW Driving licence
- Understanding of NDIS (preferable)
- New graduates are welcome to apply
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