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Speech Pathologist (adults)

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Organisation : Inspiro

Location : Melbourne (Lilydale)

Work type : Contract/Temporary

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

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


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


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