Children's Speech Pathologist

Job posted: 18/09/2023
Applications close: 02/10/2023 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Peninsula Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 34163

Reference: 34163

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

• Are you a Children's Speech Pathologist interested in working within the Community Health setting? We have a maternity leave contract position available in our team.
• Part-time opportunity (4 days per week) - great work/life balance.
Full-time (additional hours) may be available upon request.
• Frankston, Mornington Peninsula & surrounding locations

Who We Are and What We Stand For

Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care. To realise this vision we need people who strive for a sense of achievement, take an interest in their individual growth, enjoy innovation and looking for ways to improve and have a passion for communicating and connecting with others.

In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

What You Will Be Doing

Speech Pathologists within the Children's Services Team work together within a multidisciplinary team to provide supports to children with mild to moderate developmental delays. The target group of children are aged 0 - 6 years.
In addition to individual assessments and intervention, the role will provide support to families and workers on the developmental needs of the child. This includes outreach, consultancy, education, group work and health education. The role will also facilitate access to other care, health promotion and education services as required.

This role is suited to a Grade 2 Speech Pathologist, or alternatively a Grade 1 with experience working within a Community Health setting.
Please contact the Louisa Whitwam or Danielle Surwald for a copy of the Grade 1 Position Description if you are a Grade 1 interested in joining the team.

What You Need

We anticipate you will have:
• Qualifications in Speech Pathology and eligibility for membership of SPA
• Skills in working with children and families - including assessment and therapy
• Developing leadership skills and commitment to reflective continuous learning

What Next

If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us - the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700.

Additional Requirements

Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from individuals from all cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.

To find out more about our recruitment processes, compliance obligations and to prepare your application to join our team please visit:


This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and meet the requirements of the Peninsula Health immunisation policy.

Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.
Children's Speech Pathologist

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Louisa Whitwam - 0481918050
Danielle Surwald - 97847693

Children's Speech Pathologist