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Speech Pathologist

  • : Royal Far West
  • : 19-Nov-2020
  • : Manly NSW 2095

Description

Passionate speech pathologist required to support the dynamic team at RFW as we continue to grow with the aim of reaching more country kids.


 

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ABOUT US

At Royal Far West, we believe every child has the right to access the services they need to thrive, no matter where they live. From our base opposite Manly beach in Sydney, we provide multidisciplinary health and disability services for children from rural and remote Australia with developmental, behavioural, learning and mental health difficulties.

We are passionate about working with country children, their families, schools and local health providers to provide high quality support and improve outcomes

WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

  • A speech pathologist who is keen to be part of an experienced team who have been delivering services to families in rural and remote locations via telehealth for over 7 years.
  • A clinician who will work in collaboration with the highly skilled multi-disciplinary RFW team to provide assessment and intervention.
  • A speech pathologist who will work with children in the context of the family and community using a bottom-up, developmental approach that is strengths-based and trauma aware.
  • A team player who will continue to learn through ongoing professional development opportunities and who will thrive in an organisation that provides supportive and robust supervision.

To be considered for this role, it is essential that you have:

  • A qualification in Speech Pathology and a Certified Practising Membership of Speech Pathology Australia. 
  • Experience in Speech Pathology assessment, intervention, case management and discharge planning of children (0 – 16 years).
  • Experience working with children/adolescents with an intellectual disability, Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD and behavioural difficulties.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with schools and parents using a family centred and strengths-based approach to practice.
  • Confident communicator with excellent interpersonal skills and relationship capabilities.

Desirable Criteria for the role:

  • Understanding of issues faced by rural and remote families in accessing health services.
  • Experience using telehealth to deliver Speech Pathology services.
  • Knowledge of early life trauma and/or experience working from a trauma aware approach.
  • Availability to commence on the 18th January 2021.

CULTURE

Royal Far West is a rewarding, meaningful and inspiring workplace which offers a diverse work experience, a knowledgeable multidisciplinary clinical team and opportunities in existing and emerging projects and initiatives. We strive for a positive and committed workplace culture. The Speech Pathology team is a large, supportive, highly skilled and innovative group who are passionate about rural health and evidence-based practice. Our core values at Royal Far West are respect, integrity, care and energy.

BENEFITS

Location: Located in beautiful Manly, we can be accessed by bus, ferry or car. We also support a remote workforce and working from home arrangements. For more information go to [link removed]https://www.royalfarwest.org.au/contact/

Salary Packaging: Salary packing allows part of your wages to be paid as a reimbursement of your personal expenses and no income tax is payable on this money. In effect, part of your wage is paid tax free each pay day. Visit https://www.salary.com.au for more information

Work life balance: At Royal Far West we acknowledge the diverse commitments of our employees outside of work and can offer flexible working arrangements to accommodate the needs of these individuals.

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