Speech Pathologist

Job posted: 08/08/2022
Applications close: 18/04/2023 (Midnight)
22 days remaining

22 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North West Region, Western Region, North West Region | Bendigo, Western Region | Daylesford

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Central Highlands Rural Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 11561

Reference: 11561

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North West Region, Western Region, North West Region | Bendigo, Western Region | Daylesford

Details of Appointment

Permanent Full-time or Part-time position working up to 80 hours per fortnight

Salary:  Depending on years of experience + 10.5% superannuation + access to salary packaging

About CHRH 

A wonderful opportunity exists for an experienced clinician to work with in our supportive, knowledgeable and friendly Speech Pathology Team (SPT) at Central Highlands Rural Health (CHRH).  Our rural health organisation was formed through the voluntary amalgamation of Hepburn Health Service and Kyneton District Health in 2019. CHRH operates across Hepburn Shire and the Macedon Ranges in the Central Highlands of Victoria an area with some of the most picturesque countryside in Victoria, encompassing townships renowned for their community inclusion and spirit, as well as offering wonderful shops, wellness spas and cafes, all this within an hour drive of Melbourne, Geelong, Bendigo and Ballarat.

This Role:

This role will provide clinical leadership and coordination for the Speech Pathology team, as well as holding a clinical caseload. Working across Community Health, Acute Care within our rural hospital and Age Care, as well other non-clinical duties as delegated by the Physical Wellbeing Manager. This Senior Speech Pathology role maximises all the benefits of working in a regional public service, including: working within a multidisciplinary team of experienced, knowledgeable, supportive and friendly clinicians, with career progression opportunities including leadership and clinical opportunities across the continuum of care. Our SPT runs a supportive and successful supervision program that all clinicians are offered and encouraged to participate in. Professional development is highly valued and encouraged as we see investing in our staff as highly important.

To be successful in this role you will have:

•             Established clinical leadership and caseload coordination skills

•             Highly developed interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate and negotiate with multiple stakeholders in a professional, efficient, and sustainable manner

•             High-level written skills, including clinical documentation, performance reporting and/or business cases

•             Ability to analyse, critique and synthesise data from a number of sources to inform clinical practice questions

•             Commitment to evidence-based practice, and demonstrated integration of principles to Speech Pathology clinical practice, supervision/mentoring and service innovation

•             Demonstrated ability to work within a multidisciplinary team environment, and provide clinical leadership across disciplines appropriate to scope of role

•             Ability to educate patients/parents/carers/multidisciplinary team and members of the wider community to minimise risk and promote successful outcomes in patient care

•             Commitment to Quality Improvement principles, and evidence of initiation, implementation, and completion of projects aligned to service enhancement

•             Ability to supervise Grade 1 and Grade 2 Speech Pathology staff and students

•             Highly developed time management and organisational skills

How to apply

Please apply on the Central Highlands Rural Health website, supplying a current Resume, Cover Letter and answering the Key Selection Criteria.

Our Offering:

At Central Highlands Rural Health we have a diverse workforce where we value each person's uniqueness. We will embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

Our employees enjoy the benefits of:

* Salary Packaging

* Flexible working arrangements

* Free car parking at all facilities

* Wellness Program

* Employee Assistance Program


All appointments to Central Highlands Rural Health are subject to a satisfactory clearance of a National Police Check and Employee Working with Children Check.  Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

It is mandatory for all employees who work within the Health Care Sector have their COVID-19 vaccinations.  Evidence must be provided prior to commencement with Central Health Rural Health.


Central Highlands Rural Health committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.

Speech Pathologist

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Sara White - (04) 0733 9923
Sam Anderson - (03) 5345 9150

Speech Pathologist