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Speech Pathologist

  • : Beyond Speech
  • : 19-Nov-2020
  • : Healesville VIC 3777

Description

Speech Pathologist (2 positions available - full and part time options available)

Beyond Speech Healesville and surrounds, Victoria Come and work in the beautiful Yarra Valley where you will find fresh air, open spaces, grape vines and a highly regarded Speech Pathology Practice seeking enthusiastic new team members!

We are dedicated to providing high quality, family centred Speech Pathology and Orofacial Myology services to families in the Yarra Valley and surrounds. We work in the areas of speech and language, feeding and swallowing, learning and literacy, fluency, communication skills including AAC and social skills. We work with infants, young children, teens and adults including in aged care. Our team work with people with a range of abilities and needs including developmental delay, learning difficulties, feeding difficulties, Autism, Down Syndrome, other syndromes and degenerative diseases.

We embrace a family centred approach by working closely with parents, carers, teachers and other professionals to help support our clients’ communication development. We adopt a strengths-based approach and we acknowledge and encourage our client’s unique abilities, in a professional and reassuring way.

We are a growing practice and have two positions available for enthusiastic and passionate Speech Pathologists seeking part or full time employment (flexible arrangements available to enable you to achieve a good work/life balance). The Speech Pathologists will have excellent communication and time management skills and be driven to empower families and children to reach their goals.  The Speech Pathologists will be self-motivated, show initiative and capable of working independently within a team-based approach.  New graduates are welcome to apply.

The Speech Pathologists will be part of a dynamic team dedicated to making a difference in the lives of clients and their families. The Speech Pathologists will be responsible for providing family centred, evidence-based clinical services. The roles involve assessment, therapy and support for clients of all levels of ability and across the lifespan. Speech Pathology services will be delivered either at the Beyond Speech clinic, in the client’s home, school or other relevant place with the aim being to support the client and their family to achieve their goals.The Speech Pathologist will work as part of a growing team and be required to work autonomously and at a self-directed pace, under the mentorship of the Beyond Speech Director.The Speech Pathologists will provide quality care to clients through competent clinical skills, effective communication, and active collaboration with key stakeholders in the life of the client.The Speech Pathologist will liaise with other intervention partners, recognise opportunities to grow the service, whilst achieving their own defined operational targets and KPIs.

If you are a new graduate, we will provide you with opportunities to be directly mentored by Andrea Houlihan, Beyond Speech Director, who has over 25 years experience and is highly regarded. You will attend weekly mentoring sessions and regular collaborative sessions to support clinical planning as well as regular clinical discussions focused on evidence-based practice. There will be scheduled administration time for report writing and therapy planning.  

What we offer: Leadership
  • Positive and enthusiastic leadership from our Director, Andrea Houlihan, who has over 25 years of experience
  • An environment of excellence with outstanding client outcomes and strong referrer confidence
Mentoring and training
  • Supervision and mentoring in a positive, encouraging environment
  • Opportunities to work with and mentor/supervise allied health assistants
  • Annual allowance for external Professional Development
  • Opportunities for involvement in external New Graduate education and support programs
  • Structured case load, tailored to ensure a good work life balance (5 sessions per 8 hour day, max).
Administrative Support
  • Our Admin will organise and manage all bookings, payments and general client queries
Resources
  • Access to an extensive library of resources including digital resources (assessments, games, programs, books, toys etc)
Remuneration
  • Competitive remuneration above award
  • As a permanent employee, you’ll have the security of being paid regardless of cancellations, and receive full leave entitlements and superannuation
Your Skills and Experience
  • Strong work ethic and desire to work as part of a team and independently
  • Reliable and committed to providing a high-quality service to clients
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills essential
  • Enthusiastic and able to positively engage with children, adolescents and families
  • Outstanding time management and organisational skills
Your Qualifications & Experience:
  • Degree or Masters in Speech Pathology
  • Speech Pathology Australia Membership
  • Professional Indemnity Cover and Public Liability Insurance
  • Fit2Work Police Check – not older than 3 months
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Current Australian driver’s license or ability to remain mobile in response to client needs
  • Right to work in Australia permanently without restriction

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