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Speech Pathologist

  • : Optimum Health Solutions
  • : 06-Jun-2020
  • : Blacktown NSW 2148
About us

Due to the growth of our business, we are opening a NEW facility in Liverpool and we are seeking to add a  Speech Pathologist to work with our multi-disciplinary teams, which includes Occupational Therapists, Speech Pathologists, Exercise Physiologists, Physiotherapists and Dietitians. You will work  in our new purpose built rehabilitation clinic which will be opening in early 2020, and includes a full paediatric therapy space.

With a strong NDIS and disability focus , this will be challenging and rewarding role for the right person, with lots of scope for development and diverse application of your professional skills and experience. This full time, permanent role provides a fantastic opportunity to be exposed to a vast variety of patient conditions and patient streams, and includes paediatric and adults clients.

This role will suit someone looking to challenge themselves and expand their knowledge and skill set in their area of interest/expertise, while being supported and mentored by a highly experienced and passionate Speech Pathologist Manager.

About the role

Due to the growth of our business, we are seeking to add another Speech Therapist to work with our multi-disciplinary team.

This full time, permanent role provides a fantastic opportunity to be exposed to a vast variety of patient conditions and patient streams, and includes paediatric and adults clients. This is a challenging and exciting role for the right person, with lots of scope for development and diverse application of your professional skills and experience.

About you
  • Passionate about providing a quality service and contributing to the overall wellbeing of clients, and achieving sustainable outcomes
  • Degree in Speech Pathology and registration with SPA
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience
  • Exp. working with NDIS or disability is highly desirable
  • Patience, empathy and ability to effectively 
  • communicate with clients and build rapport
  • Initiative and good problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills and clear report writing skills
  • Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Proven organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to manage own case load
  • Must provide a current Working With Children Check and National Police Check
  • Current driver’s license and own vehicle are essential
Duties

This role will provide services in a number of areas including but not limited to:

  • Assessment and diagnosis of communication disorders
  • Design, trial and implementation of low tech and high tech communication devices
  • Develop, implement, monitor and review treatment plans
  • Assessment and management of swallowing difficulties 
  • Coordinating with other allied health professionals and GP’s
  • Provide education to clients, families, the community and other practitioners/ staff
  • Involvement in health promotions, quality improvement activities

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Speech Pathologist
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Blacktown NSW 2148
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