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Speech Pathologist (adults)

Organisation : Inspiro

Location : Melbourne (Lilydale)

Work type : Contract/Temporary

Profession : Healthcare & Medical

Sector : Health – General

Salary type : Hourly

Application closing date : 6 Oct, 2019

About the role

3 day a week maternity leave vacancy for a qualified Grade 2 Speech Pathologist who is experienced in working with adult clients with NDIS funding. Days are flexible and there is potential to offer later appointments on a Tuesday if required. The position will be available in October 2019.

You will work with a range of other experienced professionals working with the NDIS and will be supported to expand your experience.

To be successful in this role you will have a good understanding of the NDIS, and goal-based care.

This is a maternity leave position with potential for ongoing employment if demand grows.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Work in partnership with NDIS clients across a variety of ages whose goals relate primarily to communication and social skills.
  • Complete complex assessments using both dynamic assessments and a range of assessment tools/frameworks.
  • Develop and implement treatment/intervention plans based on clinical assessment, client centred goals and evidence based practice
  • Provide best practice assessment and intervention for augmentative and alternative communication, language and social pragmatics across the life span.
  • Provide assessment and management of clients presenting with dysphagia.
  • Write reports for the NDIS, being able to convey assessment results in a clear and easy to understand format for readers who are not familiar with speech pathology specific terminology.

Role requires:
Tertiary qualifications in speech pathology and eligibility for practicing membership of Speech Pathology Australia

  • Demonstrated ability to
    • assess individuals with complex communication needs.
    • assess and implement non electronic and electronic augmentative and alternative communication with a range of client ability and ages.
    • assess and implement therapy for individuals whose goals relate to social skills improvement.
    • Current Working with Children Check valid for employment purposes

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Inspiro

Inspiro is a not-for-profit community health service. We provide allied health, counselling, and dental services for the Yarra Ranges community from our Lilydale and Belgrave clinics and various community venues. We are a friendly and client-centred organisation committed to improving the health & wellbeing for people within our local community.

Why work at Inspiro? 
Attractive salary & salary packaging 
Important & engaging work 
Friendly & empowered culture
Onsite car parking available

How to apply for this role

For a copy of the job description, please visit www.inspiro.org.au, getting involved, Careers.  Please send your cover letter addressing the key selection criteria and resume to employment@inspiro.org.au by 6th October, 2019

Only people legally entitled to work in Australia need apply.  You are required to have a current employment related working with children check.  Successful candidates who have resided overseas will be required to provide an international police record check prior to commencement of work.


Please quote in application: Speech Pathologist (adults) via Pro Bono Australia.


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