- Full time or Part time position based in Wollongong
- $94k - $112k inclusive of Super + Salary Packaging + Meals and Entertainment Card
- Flexible Friendly organisation, Hybrid work options available
About the role
As a passionate Speech Pathologist, you will be welcomed into our multi-disciplinary disability services team. You will work collaboratively within our team with full support and supervision from our Senior Practitioners and other Allied Health Professionals to ensure you are set-up to deliver high-quality, evidence based, client-centred services. Our services are offered flexibly either in client homes, community settings or in our clinic space. You will have the opportunity to work with a wide range of clients from geriatric to paediatric with varying degrees of disabilities.
- Provide high quality, culturally appropriate assessment and interventions to people with with a disability who have language, literacy, voice and specific eating, drinking or total communication needs
- Create treatment and therapy plans to suit the individualised needs of our diverse range of clients
- Implement appropriate evidence based services that meet the needs of clients according to the goals and within the allocated hours of their NDIS plan
- Participate in support planning processes for clients to deliver coordinated, effective, service provision that meets the needs of the clients
- Liaise with relevant persons in client’s environment e.g. family members, carers etc. regarding implications and management of eating, drinking or communication needs
- Opportunity to develop session plans for Allied Health Assistants
We support people to live their best life. That includes you, our employee. A ‘best life’ is unique to everyone and can change as life changes. Here are a few things you might be interested in:
- Salary Benefits - You can package up to $15,900 pa of you pre-tax salary to pay for everyday expenses before income tax is calculated, meaning you take home even more pay!
- Motor Vehicle Packaging Options – to suit your lifestyle.
- Work/Life Balance - Flexible work arrangements including part time hours, hybrid home/office work arrangements, 1 accrued day off a month for full time employees.
- Recognition and Reward – Sector competitive remuneration, various recognition programs and access to long service leave after 5 years
- Wellness - Fitness passport + Employee Assistance Program + opportunity to purchase additional leave.
- Professional development – We tailor career development opportunities to all employees and volunteers for career enrichment, fulfilment, and growth + monthly Communities of Practice
- Our Reconciliation Commitment – a First Nations employees are entitled up to 10 days of unpaid leave for ceremonial purposes, as well as the option to be a voice on our RAP working group, and have the opportunity for cultural and professional development that supports career pathways.
- Clinical Supervision - regular clinical supervision and support from our senior Speech Pathologist to support you to deliver high quality, evidence based services
- Multi-disciplinary team - OTs, Speech Pathologists, Behaviour Support Practitioners, Psychologists & Support Coordinators
Skills and Experience
We want you to be successful in your new role! This means you’ll have:
- Currently registered with Speech Pathology Australia
- Current driver's license (cars provided)
- Passionate about supporting people with a disability to achieve their goals
- Honest and who carry out their role with integrity and demonstrate genuine respect for all people regardless of their disability, culture, age, gender, sexual orientation
- Experienced in applying evidence-based practice frameworks to assess, plan, deliver and evaluate clinical supports
- Able to work in a flexible, person-centred and strengths based way across a diverse range of settings to meet client needs
- Willing to contribute to and develop their professional skills through our internal practice communities
If you identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, then we want to hear from you. The Benevolent Society recognises and values cultural knowledge and wisdom of the First Nations people, we therefore strongly encourage you to apply. We are strongly committed to being an Employer of Choice, one who offers, provides, and practices cultural safety in our workplace.
To apply please follow the link and submit your current CV along with a 1 page cover letter discussing your reasons for applying and suitability for the role
Have any questions? Please contact Kylie on 0481 234 343 for a friendly, confidential discussion.