Paediatric Speech Pathologist - Grade 2

Job posted: 22/07/2022
Applications close: 12/08/2022 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 26951

Reference: 26951

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Paediatric Speech Pathologist - Grade 2

  • Permanent Part Time - 4 days per week

  • Based at Maroondah Hospital (may need to travel to other sites as required)

  • Monday to Friday hours

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

About the role

This position will provide clinical speech pathology services to preschool paediatric clients at Community Health, Eastern Health, utilising both group and individual therapy models. This position will work closely with other speech pathologists, paediatric allied health professionals and allied health assistants to ensure effective training empowers parents/caregivers to become key partners in their child’s speech therapy. Supervision will be provided. There are opportunities to upskill in paediatric feeding if desired.

About you 

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • Recognised tertiary qualification in Speech Pathology

  • Eligibility for practicing membership of Speech Pathology Australia including demonstrated evidence of professional development activities equivalent to Certified Practising Speech Pathologist requirements

  • Current driver’s license

  • Advanced clinical skills and demonstrated high level clinical problem solving in paediatric speech pathology.

  • Extensive experience in assessment and delivery of therapy in both group and one to one models for clients with communication, speech and language difficulties.

  • Demonstrated capacity to utilize a parent training model skilfully and effectively

  • Effective interpersonal skills, including communication and conflict management.

  • Demonstrated skills in teamwork and collaborative practice

  • Demonstrated leadership skills

  • Strong organisational and time management skills, efficient work practices

  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team

  • Experience and advanced skills in managing a busy caseload using a client-centred approach

  • Experience in effective waiting list management

  • High level communication skills, both written and oral, adaptable across a range of audiences.

  • Experience in supervision and coaching of staff and/or students

  • Demonstrated commitment to maintaining and applying current clinical knowledge through professional development and literature review.

  • Demonstrated understanding of professional codes of conduct

  • Sound computer skills

  • Working with children Check

Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.

Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  An offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 with booster & Influenza, prior to commencing employment.

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

Next Steps

If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!

Please note:

  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury

  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.

  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.

  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence

**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**

Paediatric Speech Pathologist - Grade 2

Job type:

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Megan Madonna - (04) 5756 3177
Fiona Sedgman - (04) 6668 6826

Paediatric Speech Pathologist - Grade 2