Paediatric Speech Pathologist (Grade 2)

Job posted: 02/05/2024
Applications close: 30/05/2024 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Melton

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 53122

Reference: 53122

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Melton

Western Health is seeking a Paediatric Speech Pathologist (Grade 2) to work within the Paediatric Program of its Integrated Community Health Service. This is a 0.6 FTE part-time, permanent position. Working within a dynamic and diverse multidisciplinary team and alongside community paediatricians, you will be enabling young people and their families to achieve their goals and reach their potential.

You will be supported to progress your career with high quality supervision and professional development opportunities by working alongside medical and allied health clinicians from our specialist programs and clinics. Examples of our programs are Autism Spectrum Assessment Clinic, Developmental Assessment Clinic, Hanen Program and Paediatric Eating Assessments.

To be Successful in this Role, you will have:

  • A tertiary qualification in Speech Pathology with eligibility for membership of Speech Pathology Australia
  • Experience in the assessment and management of communication and swallowing difficulties within the paediatric setting
  • Excellent organisational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • The ability to work collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary team
  • An interest in working in partnership with families using a family centred, strengths based approach
  • An interest in providing capacity building supports in the client’s community

About Us

Our workforce of over 11,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldene, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Paediatric Speech Pathologist (Grade 2)

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Gillian Brady - 0460825639
Siobhan Newman - 0407398055

Paediatric Speech Pathologist (Grade 2)