Speech Pathologist

Speech Pathologist

Yooralla | victoria, VIC, AU

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Work type:Full - Time (Auto), Part - Time (Auto)
Location:Various Locations
Categories:Speech Pathologist
Position Description
This applies to all applications for eligible roles received by 31 December 2022.
Location:North (Broadmeadows), West (Sunshine, Newport), East (Mitcham), South(Carnegie, Endeavour Hills, Narre Warren)
Vacancy Type:Multiple vacancies
Job reference:494179
Are you an established Speech Pathologist seeking a fulfilling, flexible new role? Could you provide exceptional support for Yooralla’s customers to achieve their goals, do you like working as part of a team and do you share our values? Then, why not join the passionate Yooralla allied health team?
A therapy role with Yooralla offers:
The opportunity to support adults with a disability to achieve their goalsand live the life they choose.
Excellent formal and informal professional development opportunities– including opportunities to develop clinical, administration and management/leadership skills; a generous professional development allowance and paid study leave.
Communities of practice to support professional networking and development– you’ll be working with the support of a large, multidisciplinary/transdisciplinary team of therapists, with structured ongoing clinical supervision from Senior Clinicians.
A supportive employer who understands the need for work/life balance and flexibilityin your workplace (including flexibility in hours and location of work). Our allied health positions can be undertaken full-time or part-time, and we will support you to balance your lifestyle goals with providing excellent care to our customers.
Administration and logistical support- including administrative staff and team leaders to assist with intake, NDIS coordination and billing.
A competitive salary, including salary packaging, and generous paid leave entitlementsfor personal, caring or parental purposes (21 days personal and/or carer’s leave and 10 week’s primary carer parental leave).

About the role
Yooralla has vacancies in Broadmeadows, Sunshine, Newport and Mitcham for a passionate, positive relationship builder, with experience working with a transdisciplinary/multidisciplinary team model to join our team as a permanent or casual, full-time or part-time, Adult Speech Pathologist. This fulfilling role will provide best practice, evidence-based speech pathology services across the scope of practice to adults with a disability to achieve their goals and live the life they choose.
Your working days may involve:
delivering therapy in people's homes, educational settings or in the community; aimed at maximising a person’s functional
communication skills and/or mealtime safety and promoting overall health and wellbeing.
working part of an interdisciplinary team of Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Psychologists
providing indirect customer service/family coordination to support customer goals.

About You
You’ll be an established and enthusiastic Speech Pathologist with a tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline, good interpersonal skills, and ability to engage people with a disability, motivate them and build their capability. You’ll have an ability to work in partnership with adults with a disability to set and achieve goals, and to work collaboratively with the person’s supports, including their families.
experience working within a transdisciplinary/multidisciplinary team model
the ability to build positive relationships with customers and their families
a willingness to improve on your clinical practice – including the ability to self-reflect and a focus on developing clinical skills in areas you’re not familiar with
care for the work you do and for the people you work with
competency in a variety of IT platforms, particularly client management systems
good verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
Speech Pathology Australia membership
an Australian driver’s licence and own vehicle, and a willingness to travel across Melbourne as required

If you hold a postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline, even better!

Appointment is subject to pre-employment checks including the NDIS Worker Screening Check, Inherent Position Requirements Employee Declaration, Working with Children’s Check, Reference Checks, AHPRA Registration Check and evidence of Full COVID-19 vaccination.
Yooralla is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage people with disability and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply.
We believe in diversity, inclusion and equality and are committed to ensuring that our workplaces are a reflection of the Victorian community and recognise the benefits that diversity and inclusion brings. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies.
Advertised:30 Sep 2022 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close:31 Oct 2022 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
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