Clinical Educator Speech Pathology

Job posted: 22/11/2022
Applications close: 13/12/2022 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 56926

Reference: 56926

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Monash Health's Mental Health Program is excited to announce the new role of Clinical Educator Speech Pathology:

  • 0.4EFT (job share will be considered)

This part time Clinical Educator role has been created to support early in career speech pathologists working in mental health care

  • Play a vital role in developing the clinical expertise of our early in career workforce 
  • Ensure the translation of knowledge to practice to facilitate excellent clinical care 
  • Refine, implement and evaluate new graduate learning packages.

About?the Mental Health Program?at Monash Health 

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 22,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org.

About The Role 

The Clinical Educator will lead and train new speech pathologists in mental health care using existing training packages, which you will expand to suit the needs of speech pathologists, and by coordinating with?internal and external training providers. The Clinical Educator will ensure supervision and mentoring of early in career speech pathologists so that learning goals are achieved and the new graduate speech pathologists are well prepared for future roles within the mental health program following their graduate year.

About You

You have demonstrated clinical expertise delivering speech pathology assessments and interventions in mental health care. You enjoy developing others, are highly organised and a clear and warm communicator. You have been developing your leadership and project management skills and are ready to implement a new initiative within the mental health program to benefit consumers, their families and carers. You lead by example, thrive in a fast paced environment and are truly passionate about delivering a high standard of evidence based exercise physiology interventions.

You Are:

A proven leader committed to developing skills in others

  • Able to manage projects efficiently and effectively 
  • Enthusiastic, compassionate?and able to work collaboratively  
  • Accountable for, and manage specific portfolios in our relentless pursuit of excellence

What You Need:

  • An accredited Australian entry level speech pathology qualification or successfully completed an Overseas Qualification Assessment with Speech Pathology Australia within the previous two years 
  • Eligibility for membership as a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist (CPSP) with Speech Pathology Australia 
  • Post graduate Qualification in research at Master or PhD level in communication or swallowing or working towards qualification 
  • Demonstrated speech pathology and mental health (or similar) experience (normally ten years) 
  • Qualification in education, leadership, public health, mental health or project management (desired) 
  • Victorian Driver's Licence 
  • Australian working rights  

What We Offer: 

  • Access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills & knowledge base  
  • Avenues to further develop your leadership & project management skills  
  • Mentorship & career guidance  
  • Support to attend relevant forums & conferences  
  • A supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies  

In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging to increase your take-home pay, access to onsite subsidised staff car parking and gym, uniform and the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

How to Apply 

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered. 

Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries regarding employee accounts contact Recruitment Services by email – recruitment@monashhealth.org.

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.

These include:

  • reference checks
  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months
  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same)
  • proof of immunisation. 
A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

Under the Victorian Public Health orders, all employees working within the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and Influenza and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status. The current orders require evidence of three doses for COVID-19.

All applicants to positions with Monash Health will need to upload acceptable evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19 and Influenza as part of their application. Acceptable evidence is a copy of your Immunisation History Statement which can be accessed via myGov. Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who can provide evidence that they meet full vaccination status.

Clinical Educator Speech Pathology

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Cassandra Hunt - 0400 657 959

Clinical Educator Speech Pathology