Casual Speech Pathologist

Job posted: 22/02/2024
Applications close: 03/06/2024 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Grampians

Job type: Casual

Organisation: Grampians Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 18302

Reference: 18302

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Grampians

About the role
We are seeking enthusiastic Speech Pathologists to join the Casual Speech Pathology Bank at Grampians Health.

Applications will be considered from Grade 1, 2 and 3 Speech Pathologists with experience working in acute and subacute adult inpatient settings and/or in care communities

We will be looking for dynamic speech pathologists who:

  • Have experience in assessment and management of acute and subacute adult inpatients
  • Have experience working with people living in care communities
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment;
  • Can commit to regular shifts &/or blocks of time to cover leave;
  • Can commit to paid, on-site orientation and training

Providing weekend, public holiday and / or weekday services you will be working within a large team of Speech Pathologists and have the opportunity to be supported with structured supervisory support. Your role will entail working with a broad range of adults presenting with voice, swallowing and airways conditions, communication difficulties and cognitive-communication impairments. Depending on your availability and identified needs, training and competency programs are available to support you developing skills in specialist areas such as instrumental swallowing assessments such as VFSS and FEES, laryngectomy care and tracheostomy management.

About Grampians Health
Grampians Health provides healthcare to a large region at our campuses based in Ballarat, Dimboola, Edenhope, Horsham and Stawell.

Our mission is to deliver sustainable healthcare tailored to evolving community and workforce needs. We strive to enhance services and careers, providing quality healthcare to rural and regional communities. Joining Grampians Health means being part of a diverse team, with a variety of career opportunities in acute, maternity, mental health, allied health, aged care and support services.

Ballarat Region
Ballarat is the largest centre in Western Victoria and the states fastest growing inland city.  Dubbed Australia’s most liveable city in 2020, Ballarat is home to first class education, fine dining and boutique shopping.  Uniquely located within easy access to Melbourne, Geelong, Bendigo and the Western district, Ballarat is blessed with some of Australia’s most significant heritage buildings and natural landscapes.

Culture & Benefits
At Grampians Health, we recognise our staff are our greatest asset.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our staff, patients, residents, visitors, volunteers and contractors at all sites. This is a rare opportunity to gain employment within a large and progressive regional public health service with great conditions and a secure work environment.

  • Internal professional development activities
  • Regular department in-services
  • Discounted on-site parking
  • Access to discounted health club membership
  • Staff rewards and recognition programs

How to apply
Click APPLY or if you wish to discuss the role prior to applying, contact Acushla Thompson, Deputy Manager Speech Pathology (East) on 0419 334 763, email acushla.thompson@gh.org.au; Bronwyn Rademaker, Senior Subacute Speech Pathologist (Mon-Tues, Thurs-Fri) on 03 5320 3700, email Bronwyn.rademaker@gh.org.au ; or Ellie Orr, Senior Acute Speech Pathologist (Mon, Thurs, Fri) on 03 5320 4222, email ellie.orr@gh.org.au for a confidential discussion.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and Working with Children check and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check.

All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask.  Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent.

Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual LGBTQIA+.

Casual Speech Pathologist

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Acushla Thompson - 0419334763
acushla.thompson@gh.org.au - 03 53203700

Casual Speech Pathologist