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Speech Pathologist

  • : The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne
  • : 29-Jul-2020
  • : All Melbourne VIC

Paediatric Speech Pathologist- Grade 3

  • Part time – ongoing (3 days a week)
  • Work as part of a supportive multidisciplinary rehabilitation team in a specialist Children’s Hospital.
  • Fabulous employee benefits

The Hospital:

The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) Melbourne is one of the world's great children's hospitals. We are the major specialist paediatric hospital in Victoria and our care extends to children from Tasmania, southern New South Wales and other states around Australia and overseas. With a passionate, highly skilled and committed staff campus wide of over 6000, we provide a full range of clinical services, tertiary care and health promotion and prevention programs for children and young people. The Royal Children’s Hospital is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on our Commitment to Child Safety: http://www.rch.org.au/quality/child-safety/


The Role:

We are seeking an experienced senior paediatric Speech Pathologist to join our Victorian Paediatric Rehabilitation Service for a part time, ongoing positon in a multidisciplinary team. As a grade 3 Speech Pathologist you will be responsible to provide evidence-based, best practice assessment and interventions for communication and swallowing disorders in inpatients and outpatients that require rehabilitation.  The position will provide supervision of speech pathologists within the rehabilitation team and provide clinical expertise, advocacy and guidance across the multidisciplinary team.


The Victorian Paediatric Rehabilitation Service (VPRS) is a state-wide specialist service which caters for the complex rehabilitation needs of children and adolescents recovering from major injury, illness and elective procedures aimed at functional maximisation. The VPRS at The Royal Children’s Hospital has 9 rehabilitation beds located in the main hospital, and a large community based service.  The case load is varied but will include Acquired Brain Injury, spinal cord injury and other neurological conditions. 


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Bachelor of Speech Pathology or equivalent tertiary qualification
  • Eligibility for membership of Speech Pathology Australia
  • Experience in the provision of speech pathology services to children with communication and swallowing disorders

If you think you possess the right skills and experience we encourage you to apply on our website now!


Why work at the RCH?


That's what you can do for us, this is what we can offer you!


The opportunity to work in world-class facilities, alongside some of the greatest medical minds in the country.


We have 13 food and beverage options on site, a 24 hour gym, hairdresser, massage and supermarkets. We are surrounded by beautiful gardens and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.


We offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, an award winning health and well-being program and a fantastic team culture. We offer continuous learning and career development and let’s not forget about the Meerkat enclosure!


The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.


Make a change for the good. Come and work at the Royal Children’s Hospital.


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Highest Education
All Melbourne VIC
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