Speech Pathologist NDIS Grade 2

Peninsula Health

Description

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:

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