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Speech Pathologist

Job Classification
Speech Pathologists
Job Type
Full Time
Start timeframe
Immediately
Location
North Lakes QLD 4509
Posted By
Sunshines - Eat Speak Move
ABOUT US

Sunshines - Eat Speak Move provides support for children and adults between 2-65+ years of age. You will get the opportunity to work for a highly regarded family clinic in the heart of North Lakes. We offer a range of services including physiotherapy, speech pathology, occupational therapydietetics, allied health assistants and various group programs (including MDT hydrotherapy).

Our vision is to provide our community with a professional service that supports ongoing development and encourages them to live a healthy and happy lifestyle. We believe in working from a strengths-based perspective, and we acknowledge and encourage an individual's unique abilities. We work with the client and their support system to develop skills to support them to succeed in all areas of life including socially, emotionally and behaviourally.

We have a new graduate program for those who have just completed their studies as well as an onboarding program to continue fostering a love for learning and guiding our colleagues in a way that nurtures and uplifts each employee from the get go.

As a team, we all love projects and are currently working on a training/educational platform, a MDT feeding clinic and a one of the kind therapy farm focusing on daily life skills and social communication. We encourage innovation and work within best practice modes of therapy and assessment for each discipline.

THE ROLE

We have a position for a Speech Pathologist to join us on a part time or full time basis in our clinic in North Lakes.

Working as part of our multi-disciplinary team will involve:

  • When you first join the team, together we will develop a Career Development Plan. This will put us on a path to helping you achieve your goals.
  • Easing into your position with a balanced caseload (average 4 clients per day)
  • Providing strength and evidence based intervention to individuals.
  • Primarily providing support for clients in the clinic with the opportunity to provide support for some clients in their local school, kinder or home depending on the clients needs and therapy goals.
  • Participating in peer consultations with other disciplines to achieve client outcomes.
  • Work with clients to set achievable goals that will support them to function more independently at home, school and in the community.
  • Facilitate social skills, school readiness or other discipline specific groups as the need arises.


 

Requirements

About You

We are seeking a bubbly, caring, professional candidate with the following experience, skills and knowledge:

  • graduate qualifications in Speech Pathology
  • membership of Speech Pathology Australia
  • evidence of successfully achieving innovative and sustainable changes in work practices within an organisation
  • ability to identify or collect appropriate data, for example, assessment data or data surrounding a target behaviour to make appropriate decisions or evaluate outcomes
  • ability to work with sensitive and confidential information
  • experience liaising with a wide range of stakeholders
  • able to select and support appropriate quality improvement projects 
  • strong time management skills demonstrated through self-direction and oversight of a range of work tasks 
  • a current driver's licence.
  • Strong work ethic and desire to work as part of a team and independently.
  • Effective time management and prioritisation skills.
  • High standard of written, verbal and interpersonal communication.
  • Reliable and committed to providing a high quality of service to all clients.
  • Ability to positively engage with clients of all ages.

What we offer

  • flexible working arrangements/ hybrid workplace 
    • Option to work from home for telehealth sessions, client administration, session preparation and report writing.
  • annual salary from $80,000+ plus superannuation, 6 weeks annual leave and uncapped PD package
  • a supportive and professional team, inclusive of the opportunity to work with other health professionals
  • various professional and/or clinical advancement opportunities.
  • Daily administration and diary management support by our client care team.
    • We have wonderful administration support staff so you don’t need to worry about billings or bookings.
  • Regular social events with the team.
    • Your future team mates are friendly, caring and enthusiastic. We enjoy social catch ups, chats in between sessions, peer-to-peer mentoring, sharing experiences, supporting one another and celebrating each other’s successes. 
  • Friendly, engaging and collaborative team who love what they do - regular scheduled team meetings and peer consultations as well as online team group chats and interdisciplinary training. 
  • Ongoing structured support is tailored to suit your skill level, experience and professional requirements to ensure you are able to provide best practice support. Regular scheduled individual / group supervision and support.
  • Our clinic has an extensive shared resource library with therapy tools and assessments for physiotherapy, dietetics, speech pathology and occupational therapy.

Application Process 

To apply for this position please click on the APPLY button and follow the prompts.

To support your application, you will be required to provide:

  • current resume
  • cover letter 

Working With Children Check (WWCC)

As either an adult or paediatric speech pathologist, you will cross paths with children as such this role is classified as child-related work and therefore requires a WWCC clearance prior to commencement of employment.

COVID-19 Vaccination Evidence

Sunshines - Eat Speak Move (SESM) is committed to ensuring the safety of our employees, clients and community. In line with SESM’s COVID-19 Policy, all employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (or subsequent variants) or have an approved medical contraindication which prevents them from receiving any dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine to work at the clinic and/or locations visited by SESM employees (E.g. schools). Compliance with this policy and providing evidence of vaccination is an essential requirement of employment.
 

OUR MISSION

To connect, inspire and achieve.

OUR VISION

To provide a place of understanding, encouragement, positivity and nurturing for the best versions of ourselves and our community. To reach our full potential and live our best lives.

OUR VALUES

To promote transparency, compassion, excellence, curiosity and collaboration.

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