Speech Pathologist (AH3)

Job posted: 16/03/2023
Applications close: 30/03/2023 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: North East Region | Seymour

Job type: Part time / 3 years

Organisation: Department of Education

Salary: $91,418 - $103,725

Occupation: Other

Reference: VG/DET/RSG/20010407A

Reference: VG/DET/RSG/20010407A

Occupation: Other

Salary Range: $91,418 - $103,725

Work location: North East Region | Seymour

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly self-motivated Speech Pathologist (AH3) to join Student Support Services (SSS) Goulburn (Seymour office) on fixed term basis 0.4. In this role you will support schools to address the barriers that impact on student(s) access, preparation and progress to achieving their educational goals and development. You will provide comprehensive speech pathology services and professional advice to schools and students across the Area, this may include support for students with articulation disorders, language disorders, learning and literacy difficulties, behavioural challenges, disabilities and school transitions.

Why Student Support Services?

SSS comprise a broad range of Allied Health professions including psychologists, speech pathologists and social workers.

Working in SSS is deeply meaningful, highly rewarding, challenging, and dynamic and gives you the opportunity to make a positive contribution to the life of children and young people, their families, schools, and communities. You'll work with a diverse group of people who share a common goal, and you will be well supported to use your professional skills and knowledge to provide specialised support at the individual, group, school, and area level.

As part of an Area based multi-disciplinary health, wellbeing, and inclusion team, you will work to help build the capability of schools to support student achievement, engagement, and wellbeing.

What key qualities we are looking for?

Expert advice: You will be required to provide advice that will influence the development of teaching and learning strategies and student wellbeing programs for school leadership teams.

Communication: We are looking for highly developed communication, networking and interpersonal skills as liaison with a range of people in the education community and beyond is a regular activity.

Flexibility: The ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team and the capability to work autonomously when required.

Collaborative approach: You will have the ability to work collaboratively with other professionals in respect to complex cases, including supporting teachers in the development of educational programs to improve student learning, particularly for students with additional needs.

Required: A graduate or post-graduate degree in Speech Pathology and eligibility for membership with Speech Pathology Australia (SPA). Possess a current Australian Drivers' Licence and Working with Children Check.

What can we offer you?

You will have access to a broad range of benefits including:

  • flexible working arrangements;
  • professional supervision;
  • professional development and learning opportunities;
  • a competitive salary with salary progression;
  • a range of salary packaging options; and
  • generous leave entitlements, including purchasing additional leave.

Seymour is a beautiful historic town located on the banks of the Goulburn River at the base of the Tallarook Ranges, approximately one hour north of Melbourne. This role covers the Mitchell, Murrindindi and Strathbogie Shires and could ideally suit someone living in Melbourne or across the Goulburn region. The region offers an enviable lifestyle, university options, premier housing estates, and all the must have facilities (sporting, recreational, cultural and dining), coupled with a vibrant, diverse culture makes living and working here both desirable and unique.

To view more about Seymour and the Goulburn area - please click here

https://www.mitchellshire.vic.gov.au/our-region/discovermitchell/visit-our-towns/seymour or https://regionalliving.vic.gov.au/explore-regional-victoria/goulburn#overview

For more information see the Departments website - DET Allied Health Careers http://www.education.vic.gov.au/about/careers/Pages/alliedhealth.aspx

For more details regarding this position please see attached position descriptions. 

The Department values diversity and inclusion in all forms - gender, religion, ethnicity, LGBTIQ+, disability and neurodiversity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about our work, working for the Department, diversity and inclusion, and our employment conditions visit the Department website , HRWeb and our Diversity and Inclusion page 

The Department of Education and Training (the Department) is committed to, so far as is reasonably practicable, providing and maintaining a working environment for its employees that is safe and without risks to health and that other persons are not exposed to health and safety risks arising from the Department's activities. The Department COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (Policy) requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against coronavirus (COVID-19). 

The Department's Policy outlines the requirements for all employees, prospective employees who (or may need to) work outside of their ordinary place of residence and attend a workplace of the Department or workplace of another Employer on behalf of the Department and its portfolio agencies. Subject to exceptions, only employees, and prospective employees with up-to-date vaccination status (see definitions section of the policy) against COVID-19 and who provide evidence of their Vaccination Status are permitted to work for the department outside their ordinary place of residence. 

For this role, you are required to submit proof of full vaccination as part of the recruitment process and prior to commencement employment. Please refer to the above link for more information. This role requires onsite attendance at one or more Department work locations. 

Information about the Department of Education and Training's operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following websites: www.education.vic.gov.au and http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx.


Applications close 30 March 2023

Speech Pathologist (AH3)

Job type:

Part time / 3 years

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sharon blackwell | sharon.blackwell@education.vic.gov.au

Speech Pathologist (AH3)