Grade 2 NDIS Speech Pathologist

Peninsula Health

Position Details

Reference Number 28758
Position Title Grade 2 NDIS Speech Pathologist
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Location All Sites
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  • Immerse yourself in a collaborative, inclusive, diverse and supportive team culture.
  • Focus on quality of care and manageable caseloads
  • Strong clinical governance and significant clinical supervision and support
  • Frankston, Mornington Peninsula & surrounding locations

Who We Are and What We Stand For

Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care. To realise this vision we need people who strive for a sense of achievement, take an interest in their individual growth, enjoy innovation and looking for ways to improve and have a passion for communicating and connecting with others.

In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

What You Will Be Doing

This exciting grade 2 speech pathology opportunity is based within the Adult NDIS team, Community Health. The therapist will assist adult NDIS participants with developmental or acquired conditions to achieve the participant’s NDIS goals.

Scopes of practice include complex swallowing, communication and cognition assessment and intervention, prescription of alternative and augmentative communication aids and provision of capacity building interventions.

What You Need

We anticipate you will have:

  • Tertiary qualification in Speech Pathology, current certified practicing membership of Speech Pathology Australia, NDIS Worker Check
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to work autonomously
  • Proven analytical and report writing skills
  • Experience providing evidence-based speech pathology services in a community setting (desirable)

Benefits

  • Positive team culture
  • Manageable clinical caseload
  • Structured clinical supervision program
  • Strong focus on supporting staff to attend clinical professional development
  • Large organisation with access to specialist staff across multiple therapy programs to promote professional growth
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Annual leave loading
  • Generous salary packaging – ability to access $9000 of your annual salary tax free every year, this means you are charged less tax and receive more money for you every pay!
  • Parking -low cost on-site parking facilities at all sites
  • Opportunity to be involved in quality improvement initiatives
  • Opportunity to work with a diverse range of clients including our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community
  • Strong focus on team health and wellbeing with support for personal health interests

What Next

All applicants must address the key selection criteria.
If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us – the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700.

Additional Requirements

Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from individuals from all cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.

To find out more about our recruitment processes, compliance obligations and to prepare your application to join our team please visit:

To find out more about our team feel free to chat to one of our current Grade 2 clinicians Elly Archer 03 9788 1833.

Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.
Selection Criteria Essential: Tertiary qualification in Speech Pathology, current certified practising membership of Speech Pathology Australia, NDIS Worker check
Essential: Broad understanding of therapeutic and capacity-building approaches applicable to NDIS participants
Essential: Dynamic therapist with excellent time management skills and ability to work autonomously
Essential: Highly developed communication, report writing, and interpersonal skills.
Essential: Current Victorian driver’s license
Essential: Commitment to ongoing professional development and continuous improvement
Desirable: Experience in the provision of Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) aids
Desirable: Previous experience working with people with progressive neurological disorders, developmental disabilities and related complex communication needs
Desirable: Previous experience working with NDIS participants in a multidisciplinary community setting
Contact Person Laura de Lange
Contact Number 039781822
Alternate Contact Person Elly Archer
Alternate Contact Number 0397881833


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