Speech Pathologist Grade 3 - Casey Adult Mental Health

Job posted: 13/07/2023
Applications close: 28/09/2023 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 61656

Reference: 61656

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Working in Healthcare has never been more important or meaningful 

Our Journey

The Mental Health Intellectual Disability Initiative - Adults (MHIDI-A)/Stronger together team is part of the Casey Adult Mental Health program and is located in Thomas Street, Dandenong. We provide consultation, multidisciplinary specialist assessment and treatment to people who have been diagnosed over the age of 16 years, with developmental-intellectual disability and a co-existing diagnosed mental health condition or suspected mental health condition (dual disability), many of whom will have complex presentations and challenging behaviours.We now have an exciting opportunity available for an experienced Speech Pathologist Grade 3 to join us, working part-time hours (30.4 hours per week / 0.8EFT) in a permanent ongoing role.

A Day in the Life

You will be required to provide expert speech pathology assessment and interventions to consumers with a dual disability. The Speech Pathologist will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to facilitate the improvement of communication, swallowing, behaviours, mental state and quality of life for consumers with a dual disability as well as their carers and families. This will be achieved through evidence-based assessment, interventions and the utilisation of specific therapeutic and rehabilitative methods. A key requirement of this post is education and capacity building of health and disability care professionals.

About You: 

  • You are a suitably qualified Speech Pathologist with exceptional clinical knowledge and assessment skills
  • You have experience in capacity building and have the ability to work with a range of stakeholders
  • You will also have experience or a keen interest in the intellectual disability sector
  • Whilst you can work autonomously you are also a strong team player and work efficiently in a team environment and are passionate to achieve outstanding outcomes for our consumers

What you need: 

  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications in Speech Pathology
  • Current Victorian Drivers Licence
  • Experience working with people with a Dual disability; Mental Health and Intellectual Disability is highly desirable but not essential

In Return:

  • An exciting learning opportunity 
  • A welcoming, collegial and flexible working environment
  • A real opportunity to make a difference

For a confidential discussion and to explore the opportunity further, please call Jessica O’Sughrue (Service Manager) on 0481 902 710. 

Monash Health is a great place to work

In 2022 Monash Health was nominated by LinkedIn as one of the top 25 organisations in Australia to grow your career.Our employees enjoy a range of benefits including:

  • salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay
  • a comprehensive Health and Wellbeing program
  • free vaccinations
  • private health insurance at discounted rates
  • health imaging services
  • + more

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service and proudly provides healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire lifespan from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers.  More than 22,000 of us work at over 40 care locations across south-eastern Melbourne.

We recognise the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles and our five ICare values.

How to Apply 

Applications are only accepted that are submitted via the Monash Health online Mercury System (e-recruit).

For information including how to apply and probity check requirements, please refer to attached ‘Application Guide’ located under Position Documents.

Please note, applications will be screened upon receipt and selection activity may commence prior to the closing date.

Speech Pathologist Grade 3 - Casey Adult Mental Health

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Jessica O'Sughrue - 0481902710

Speech Pathologist Grade 3 - Casey Adult Mental Health