Speech Pathologist

Speech Pathologist

Job Title: Speech Pathologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Berwick, Cranbourne and Pakenham, Australia
Industry: Other
Start Date:
Reference: 180
Contact Name: Jenny Lloyd
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 12, 2018 11:00

Job Description

  • Experienced Speech Therapist Needed!
  • Part-time hours – choose the days you work!
  • Early Childhood Intervention Service – Southern Melbourne (Berwick, Cranbourne and Pakenham).

Join Early Childhood Intervention Service as a Speech Pathologist on a part-time basis, servicing the South suburbs of Melbourne (Berwick, Cranbourne and Pakenham).

Reporting to the Assistant Manager – Early Childhood Development Services. Your key focus will be to provide assessment and intervention for children with developmental delay or disability (0-18 years of age) and to assist in building the capacity of families to support their child's development. A Trans-disciplinary, Key Worker model is adopted utilising evidence-based practice. The services to children and families are typically delivered in the family home, childcare, kindergarten and/or school setting.

Duties will include;

  • Provide quality Early Childhood Intervention Services to children birth to school age with a developmental delay or disability, and their families.
  • Provide service utilising the following service principles:
    • Transdisciplinary Key Worker model
    • Family Centred Practice
    • Strengths Based Practice
    • Natural environments
    • Evidence based practice.
  • Ensure all targets as determined by funding bodies and as directed by Management are met.
  • Plan and prioritise work effectively and work efficiently.
  • Have an understanding of the service principles.
  • Work within and contribute to the team and demonstrate the ability to work independently.
  • Develop and strengthen networks with key stakeholders to maximise a coordinated approach.
  • Provide support for families to transition from service.
  • Work flexibly and be adaptive to a changing environment.
  • Demonstrate preparedness to work over multiple Windermere sites.

The ideal candidate will have efficient time management skills with the ability to organise, prioritise and work in a self-directed manner to provide timely service delivery and meet deadlines, have strong written and verbal communications skills and the ability to interact appropriately with clients and their families, have competent computer skills and the ability to utilise negotiation, conflict resolution and creative problem-solving techniques in service delivery. A demonstrated knowledge of current discipline specific assessment and treatment/intervention techniques is essential as is the ability to manage issues confronting families with children with developmental delays and disabilities and the impact on families.

Unfortunately, we are unable to consider Graduates for this program, only experienced Speech Pathologists are requested to apply.

To apply please click the "Apply" button below.

Jenny Lloyd
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