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Speech Pathologist - Grade 1 rotational

Job posted: 27/07/2022
Applications close: 19/08/2022 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 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: 27699

Reference: 27699

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Speech Pathologist - Grade 1



  • Rotating Position

  • Permanent, Full Time

  • Multiple Positions

  • Monthly ADO

  • $61,334 - $72,716.80 pa (paid pro rata) based on experience


Eastern Health


Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a comprehensive range of high quality emergency, acute, sub-acute, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care and community health services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.


The Speech Pathology Department at Eastern Health has a strong focus on professional development for all staff, ensuring our patients have access to highly skilled clinicians whose care is informed by best practice.


For more information on the work we do as Speech Pathologists at Eastern Health, click on this link: https://www.easternhealth.org.au/services/allied-health-services/speech-pathology


About the role


We are looking for a Grade 1 Speech Pathologist to join the Speech Pathology / Allied Health teams at Eastern Health.  This role provides opportunity to develop clinical skills and knowledge in the assessment, diagnosis and management of acquired communication and swallowing disorders in the inpatient acute and subacute hospital settings.


This role is full time and rotates every 6 months to support skill development across a range of inpatient settings, including acute medical, surgical, geriatric medicine and rehabilitation wards.


You will also work as part of the larger Eastern Health speech pathology team and be supported with regular supervision, opportunities for professional development and undertake student supervision, guided by our learning and teaching program. We also offer in-house learning pathways for VFSS, tracheostomy and FEES.


About you 


To be successful in this role you will possess:



  • Eligibility for practising membership with Speech Pathology Australia

  • Recent relevant experience in assessment, treatment and management of communication and swallowing disorders in an inpatient acute, rehabilitation and/or geriatric evaluation and management setting

  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of patient centered care and inter-professional practice

  • The ability to work effectively as part of a diverse team

  • A strong commitment to high quality care in line with Eastern Health values

  • Current driver’s license and access to vehicle

  • Competence in the administration, interpretation and reporting of video fluoroscopic swallowing assessments and experience working with Allied Health Assistants is highly desirable, but not essential to be considered for this role


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


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


What we offer


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


The benefits of working for Eastern Health include:



  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities



  • Strong professional culture, with access to regular professional and clinical supervision as well as extensive opportunities for professional development and training such as VFSS, tracheostomy, FEES.

  • Access to a range of leave entitlements including study and purchased leave to support you to manage family, study or other commitments

  • Health and wellbeing incentives including discounted health insurance.



  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals


Next Steps


If you have the ability and drive to make a difference take hold of this opportunity and apply today!



  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory police records check.

  • You must have the right to permanently live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

  • Please submit all applications online.

  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.


Eastern Health is a child safe organisation, committed to promoting the wellbeing and cultural safety of Aboriginal children, children with disabilities and all children in their diversity.



Eastern Health is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that welcomes and values all people. We recognise that diversity is essential in ensuring Eastern Health provides the best service to its consumers.



Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, those from the LGBTIQ+ community, people living with disability and those from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, are strongly encouraged to apply. Those seeking support in submitting an application are welcome to contact the hiring manger listed or feel free to contact the Talent Acquisition team.


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.**

Speech Pathologist - Grade 1 rotational

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

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Contact:

Kate Morris - (04) 0241 0153
JANE-ELISE CHERRY - (04) 6661 6558

Speech Pathologist - Grade 1 rotational