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Outreach Speech Pathologist

Job posted: 22/02/2021
Applications close: 10/03/2021 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Peninsula Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 27976

Reference: 27976

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan


• We work with a diverse range of people - everyday is new and exciting!
• Immerse yourself in an inclusive, diverse and supportive culture
• Enjoy the beautiful surrounds of Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula


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.
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

We are seeking a highly motivated speech pathologist with a passion for working with consumers in their home or community environment.This position is available short term from March until July and provides clinical cover for a secondment

Outreach speech pathology assists eligible HACC and CHSP clients by providing home and/or centre based assessment and intervention for clients who have a progressive or chronic condition affecting swallowing or communication and who have goals relating to improving their independence, safety, level of function and life participation.

You will be working with clients from various socio-economic and cultural backgrounds in a variety of settings including the home, supported accommodation, and the community. Interpreter services are readily available to promote client-centred practice.

About The Allied Health Outreach service

The Allied Health Outreach service is a HACC and Commonwealth funded program providing service across the beautiful Frankston and Mornington Peninsula Local Government Areas. The team is integrated across Community Health Centres on the Peninsula, and consists of 26 staff including 16 occupational therapists, 6 physiotherapists, 1 speech pathologist, an allied health assistant and a carpenter.

We have a management team consisting of a Program Manager and two Team Leaders.
We provide a caring, supportive and dynamic team environment to assist staff to develop their skillset and own personal development. Our team vision is “Working together with people in the community, to enhance their independence and wellbeing at home”. In particular, we dedicate time to orientate new staff, teach new processes, and provide individual support to clinicians.

We look forward to welcoming a new team member who will share our commitment and passion to make a positive impact on our community.

Click the links below to see past articles and blogs showcasing our staff and the work we do.
https://www.peninsulahealth.org.au/careers/working-preparing-employment/

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

Job type:

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Contact:

Kate Rennie - 0409523187
krennie@phcn.vic.gov.au
Pip Veerman - 97881828

Outreach Speech Pathologist