Speech Pathologist Grade 2

Job posted: 03/05/2024
Applications close: 30/05/2024 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Ballarat

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Grampians Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 18988

Reference: 18988

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Ballarat

Speech Pathologist – Permanent Grade 2
Adult Subacute inpatients, community, and aged care
Full time (up to 80hrs/fn with ADO), part time &/or job share

About the role
A rare and exciting opportunity exists for enthusiastic Grade 2 Speech Pathologists to join the Speech Pathology team at Grampians Health - Ballarat. Within a large, dynamic and friendly team of Speech Pathologists, you will be working in multidisciplinary environments in subacute inpatients, community and aged care. Your role will involve the provision clinical Speech Pathology services predominantly for inpatients and outpatients in the subacute and community settings. Opportunities to provide instrumental assessments of swallowing and voice, specifically videofluoroscopic swallow studies (VFSS) and flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES) exist. Support in developing skills in Speech Pathology specialty areas such as VFSS and FEES will be available for clinicians who require support in developing competency in these areas.

Dependent on experience and candidate interest, this flexible role has opportunities to be involved in:

  • Clinical supervision of Grade 1 Speech Pathologists
  • Clinical education
  • Leadership in service development and innovation
  • Participation in funded research projects

Grampians Health - Ballarat provides a comprehensive range of surgical, medical, obstetric, psychiatric, palliative care, rehabilitation and residential services. Ballarat is located approximately 60 minutes’ drive west of Melbourne and offers a wide range of recreational, sporting and social facilities for a population of over 116,000 people. A vibrant, progressive regional city, Ballarat is large enough to retain its own regional flavour but is within easy commuting distance to Melbourne or the Surf Coast.

Grampians Health Culture & Benefits
At Grampians Health, we recognise our staff are our greatest asset.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our staff, patients, residents, visitors, volunteers and contractors at all sites. This is a rare opportunity to gain employment within a large and progressive regional public health service with great conditions and a secure work environment.

Benefits include:

  • Salary packaging for living expenses such as rent/mortgage plus meals, entertainment & holidays
  • Attractive paid leave entitlements
  • Internal and external professional development activities
  • Regular department in-services
  • Discounted on-site parking
  • Access to discounted health club membership
  • Staff rewards and recognition programs

About Grampians Health
Grampians Health provides healthcare to a large region at our campuses based in Ballarat, Dimboola, Edenhope, Horsham and Stawell.

Our mission is to deliver sustainable healthcare tailored to evolving community and workforce needs. We strive to enhance services and careers, providing quality healthcare to rural and regional communities. Joining Grampians Health means being part of a diverse team, with a variety of career opportunities in acute, maternity, mental health, allied health, aged care and support services.

Ballarat Region
Ballarat is the largest centre in Western Victoria and the states fastest growing inland city.  Dubbed Australia’s most liveable city in 2020, Ballarat is home to first class education, fine dining and boutique shopping.  Uniquely located within easy access to Melbourne, Geelong, Bendigo and the Western district, Ballarat is blessed with some of Australia’s most significant heritage buildings and natural landscapes.

How to apply
Click APPLY or if you wish to discuss the role prior to applying, contact Acushla Thompson, Deputy Manager (East) on 0419 334 763, email Acushla.Thompson@gh.org.au or Bronwyn Rademaker, Senior Subacute Speech Pathologist on (03) 5320 3955, email Bronwyn.rademaker@gh.org.au for a confidential discussion.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and Working with Children check and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check.

All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask.  Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent.

Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual LGBTQIA+

Speech Pathologist Grade 2

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Acushla Thompson - 0419334763
Bronwyn Rademaker - (03) 53203955

Speech Pathologist Grade 2