Advanced Development Paediatric Practitioner (As per award)

Job posted: 11/06/2021
Applications close: 20/06/2021 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Job type: Part time

Organisation: South West Healthcare

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: VG/1541683

Reference: VG/1541683

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds and an extensive range of primary and community services. Warrnambool boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. The city’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth.

About the role

South West Healthcare's (SWH) Child Health & Development (CHAD) team is seeking a temporary part-time Allied Health clinician (Speech Pathologist, Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist) for a Grade 3 role as Advanced Developmental Paediatric Practitioner. This role will see the successful clinician provide comprehensive assessment of community-based children (0-8yo) presenting with, or at risk of, mild-moderate developmental delays across all developmental domains (gross motor, fine motor, play, cognition, social, sensory, speech and language).

The successful applicant will complete advanced training and clinical competencies to allow the safe provision of basic interventions and advice to parents across multiple developmental domains.

What you bring

If you are passionate and experienced paediatric allied health clinician that is committed to innovative

models of care, we'd love you to join our team. Eligible candidates must be registered with AHPRA or eligible

for membership with Speech Pathology Australia.

This position is temporary 64 hours per fortnight until 30 June 2022 and permanent 32 hours per fortnight beyond that date.

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • Ongoing clinical supervision;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment.

Who we are

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 34,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: http://www.warrnambool.com/

How to apply

A position description and further details can be found at our Website under Careers and Volunteers.

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Elisia Nichol, Speech Pathology Manager, on (03) 5563 1548 or email enichol@swh.net.au

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Allied health Professionals (Victorian Public Health Sector) Single Interest Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020, with the appropriate classification Occupational Therapist Grade 3, Speech Pathologist Grade 3 or Physiotherapist Grade 3.

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and Volunteers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of two (2) referees by Sunday 20 June 2021.

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website, please email: humanresources@swh.net.au

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community.

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio-economic status.

Advanced Development Paediatric Practitioner (As per award)

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

As per award


Elisia Nichol | (03) 5563 1548 or enichol@swh.net.au

Advanced Development Paediatric Practitioner (As per award)