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Paediatrics Speech Pathologist : Broadford

Position Description:

  • Grade 1 role-Paediatrics and NDIS
  • Full -time with accrued day off
  • Benefits include Flexible work arrangements, part-time can be considered, and Salary Packaging
  • Online learning management system
  • Clinical education provided and Career development
  • Easy commute and train services from Melbourne
  • * This position may be eligible for Relocation/Retention grant of up to $3,000

Nexus community health have an opportunity for Grade 1 Speech Pathologist who is passionate about working with children to join their dynamic friendly team. The position is based at newly re-furbished Broadford clinics but will work between all Nexus sites and also on an outreach basis across 2 rural areas.

As the Paediatric Speech Pathologist you will fulfill a diverse and flexible role in the provision of speech pathology services to all members of the community. You will provide clinical assessment and evidenced based treatment of various speech related conditions though individual consultation and group programs for children up to 18 years of age.
The Speech Pathologist is a member of the Children’s Allied Health Team, which includes a variety of allied health disciplines who work together including participating in case conferencing and multidisciplinary care planning where appropriate.

You will design service delivery within specific funding source requirements and consider most appropriate funding options for clients to enhance service delivery. There is also opportunity to be involved in Health education and Promotion.

This is great opportunity to work within an innovative organisation that values staff, evidence-based best practice standards, environmental sustainability and participates in a variety of activities to support their local communities.

Key Selection Criteria: (Please address this in your cover letter)

  • Bachelor or Master of Speech Pathology
  • Membership with Speech Pathology Australia
  • Thorough understanding of age appropriate development in speech and language
  • Knowledge and experience of working with children with atypical development
  • Knowledge and experience of working with children with disabilities
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to initiate and maintain contacts with, clients, team members and a range of service providers.
  • A sensitive approach to working with individuals and a philosophy of empowerment.
  • Knowledge and experience of NDIS and additional funding sources’ billing procedures and associated documentation requirements.
  • Eligible to provide service under a variety of funding sources and to obtain practitioner provider numbers as required.
  • Current Level II First Aid Certificate
  • Current Victorian Driver’s license.

Practice Details:

With a 40 year history, Nexus Primary Health (Nexus) pride themselves on being the “go to” organisation for primary health information and person-centred services , with offices located in Broadford, Wallan, Seymour and Kinglake and across the Mitchell, Murrindindi, Greater Shepparton and Strathbogie Shires. Some services are provided on an outposted or outreach arrangement. Nexus is committed to excellence in the delivery of holistic, accessible, community-based health services that meet quality and safety standards. They strive to develop innovative programs and services and actively encourage community members to be responsible for their own well-being. Nexus is a health-promoting workplace that actively celebrates and promotes diversity of backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees. They encourage job applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, people from the LGBTI community and people from culturally diverse backgrounds

About Broadford: Located between Melbourne and Seymour, Broadford is a vibrant town with strong links to the years gone by. Located close to many natural attractions, including Mt. Disappointment State Forrest, Mt. Piper, Mt. Sugarloaf and the Tallarook Ranges. If you’re into sightseeing or bushwalking, we recommend exploring the glorious Mt. Piper. The views from the top of this natural beauty will not disappoint and you might get the opportunity to see the rare Ant Blue Butterfly.  In the centre of town, you will find a vibrant township with cafés, bakeries, parks and country pubs.

To apply: Send your resume and cover letter answering the Key Selection Criteria to screeningahn@rwav.com.au or call Angela Phillips on 03 93497837 for a confidential chat

Overview

Vacancy ID:
18124
Location:

MM5

Broadford
Job Title:
Speech Pathologist- Paediatrics Grade 1
Part Time/Full Time:
Both
Solo or Group Practice:
Group Practice

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