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Speech Pathologist

  • : HealthcareLink Employer
  • : 10-Nov-2020
  • : Moranbah QLD 4744

Description

The employer is a paediatric practice located in Clermont, Queensland. With the practice expanding, there is an opportunity for an energetic Speech Pathologist seeking a unique role and lifestyle.

The practice has a driven and proven focus on ensuring families living in geographically isolated areas of Central Queensland have access to high quality, evidence-based speech pathology services.

The position being offered is full-time and requires the applicant to be preferably based in Moranbah, a thriving regional town located 194km south-west of Mackay.  Broader outreach services to towns may be a requirement of the position – all within a 120km radius of Moranbah. Moranbah’s major industries are mining and agriculture. The town offers a wonderful family centred community with various social engagements throughout the year that you could be a part of. These include races, rodeos, music concerts, markets, fairs, local sporting teams - the list goes on! Only being a stone’s throw to Mackay, beach trips and retail fixes on weekends are easy!

What we offer:

  • Salary + commission
  • Generous professional development budget
  • Eligibility and access to rurally based professional development bursary up to $10,000.
  • Access (based on applicant eligibility) to relocation packages and rental assistance through RWQ.
  • All office equipment (including laptop)
  • Clinic space
  • Regular mentoring and support
  • Access to an extensive resource library, assessments, and therapy equipment
  • An established and manageable caseload
  • Administrative support
  • Flexible working hours within reason
  • Travel and accommodation allowances for outreach visits
  • 5 weeks paid annual leave

The position being offered is a full-time 12-month contract with extension possible. There will be a 5 week 1:1 mentoring block, followed by a 3-month probation period. Start date is flexible but required by mid-January 2021.

If you are looking for a job that gives you the opportunity to make a profound difference in the lives of rural families and a chance to balance your work-life with some whole hearted, community based living  – this is it!

Requirements

Requirements: 

  • A recognised degree in Speech Pathology.
  • Eligible for a Medicare number.
  • Must be a registered member of Speech Pathology Australia.
  • Professional Indemnity Insurance.
  • Current Working with Children check.
  • Current QLD drivers licence and reliable vehicle is a must.
  • Relationship focused, self-starting and able to work both autonomously and as a member of a team.
  • Proven ability to manage your time well and possess an excellent work ethic.
  • Excellent communicator with great client service skills.
  • A genuine passion for paediatric practice and willingness to develop professional relationships with children and their families to aid their intervention journey.
  • Familiarity in the provision of evidence-based assessment and intervention within a family centred framework.
  • Experience in working with children with speech, language and literacy difficulties is beneficial.
  • Confidence to collaborate with other health professionals and educators.
  • New graduates are welcome to apply.

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