Speech Pathologist

Macquarie Park, New South Wales, au
Company: Hearing Australia
Category: Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
Published on 2021-06-12 06:09:09

Speech Pathologist

  • Contract role until June 17th, 2022
  • Can be Located in any Australian Capital City
  • Competitive base salary + 15.4% Super
  • Hearing Australia is the country’s largest hearing services provider, with an international reputation for excellence. We are currently undergoing an exciting transformational journey, repositioning our brand and workplace culture, to ensure our customers are at the heart of everything we do. When you change lives, it’s more than just a job.

    About the role

    We have a unique opportunity for a suitably qualified Speech Pathologist to join our Team and provide professional expertise, advice and training to support projects and programs relating to the Hearing Assessment Program Early Ears (HAPEE) and organizational initiatives. The main key focus is on improving referral rates and pathways to speech pathology.

    The HAP-EE prioritises Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in the years before school and has a national focus across all Australia. The HAP-EE engages with primary care clinics, early education providers, communities and families with children.

    A typical day may look like:-

  • Provide professional advice and support the development and implementation of current and new projects and programs.
  • Review speech pathology referral information, disseminate clinical findings, and develop networks and systems to promote referrals to speech pathology.
  • Develop training material for internal and external stakeholders relating to speech pathology domains.
  • Deliver training to clinical and non-clinical staff as required.
  • Develop and maintain strong stakeholder relationships and partnerships within the community.
  • Assist clinical program services
  • The successful candidate must have:

  • A tertiary qualification in Speech Pathology (recognised in Australia).
  • Certified Practicing membership with Speech Pathology Australia (or eligible for).
  • Certificate IV in training and assessment (desirable)
  • Experience working clinically in pre &/or primary school settings, ideally also with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities.
  • Knowledge of hearing impairment in general and of rehabilitation (children in particular).
  • Knowledge of speech and language development of typically developing children and developmental communicative disorders (pre and primary school ages).
  • We will require the successful candidate to be willing to have a Police Check conducted (we pay) or hold a Valid Police Check, a Working With Children Check, Driver Licence and must have rights to work in Australia

    Why work for Hearing Australia?

    At Hearing Australia, our essence and purpose is to be caring and to have a positive impact. Everything we do reflects these values out in the community and with our hearing centres across the country. A career with us is rewarding because you are helping to positively impact people’s lives and improve Australia’s hearing health.

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