Speech Pathologist - Grade 2 / Speech Therapy

Job posted: 15/05/2024
Applications close: 02/06/2024 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Horsham, Western Region | Stawell

Job type: Casual

Organisation: Grampians Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 17953

Reference: 17953

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Horsham, Western Region | Stawell

About the role

A new and exciting opportunity exists for a Speech Pathologist to join our Casual Speech Pathology team at Grampians Health - Horsham, Dimboola and Stawell Campuses.

This role is predominantly to provide leave cover across our admitted and care community services which may include weekend, public holiday and / or weekday services. This role will entail working with a broad range of adults presenting with voice, swallowing and airways conditions, communication difficulties and cognitive-communication impairments.

You will be a part of our large team of Speech Pathologists and be supported with structured supervisory support. Depending on your availability and identified needs, training and competency programs are available to support you developing skills in specialist areas such as instrumental swallowing assessments including VFSS.

Applications will be considered from Grade 1 or 2 Speech Pathologists with experience working in acute and subacute adult inpatient settings and/or in care communities.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Provision of clinical speech pathology services across acute, subacute and care community settings at Horsham, Dimboola and Stawell Campuses
  • Assessment, diagnosis and management of inpatients and residents presenting with communication and swallowing disorders, including conducting and interpreting Videofluoroscopic Swallow Studies
  • Providing weekend, public holiday and / or weekday services
  • Commit to regular shifts and/or blocks of leave cover

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.

  • Flexible work arrangements and purchase leave opportunities
  • Salary packaging for living expenses such as rent/mortgage plus meals, entertainment & holidays
  • Staff rewards and recognition programs
  • Professional development and education programs
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Comprehensive orientation program
  • Flexible rostering
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Free parking

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.

Horsham Region

Located on the banks of the Wimmera River, Horsham is the retail, business & service centre of the Wimmera region.  With a growing population of approximately 20,000, Horsham is a vibrant city in which to live, work and play.  Horsham offers affordable housing, education and accessible community services. With natural attractions such as the Grampians National Park, Mount Arapiles and the Little Desert National Park nearby, there is plenty to see and explore. If you are dreaming of a career change with country lifestyle, Horsham is the place for you.

Dimboola region
Dimboola is a charming rural town surrounded by scenic rolling hills, farmland and the pink Salt Lake. Explore historic landmarks like the Dimboola Hotel or venture into the nearby Little Desert National Park to discover unique flora and fauna. Dimboola is the perfect escape from city life.

How to apply
Click APPLY or contact Brooke Pay, Deputy Manager SP West, on 03 5381 9101 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 / Speech Therapy

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Brooke Pay - 53819101
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Speech Pathologist - Grade 2 / Speech Therapy