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Speech Pathologist

Scout Talent

  • Are you a qualified Speech Pathologist looking for a varied and flexible role?
  • Join a local not-for-profit dedicated to improving the lives vulnerable people in the community.
  • Negotiable salary circa $60,000 - $80,000 + salary packaging, professional development and more!

About The Junction Works

The Junction Works is an Australian not-for-profit organisation that delivers mainstream and specialist disability, youth, children's and community services throughout South West Sydney, in an effort to improve the lives of some of our community’s most vulnerable people.

What started as a small-scale project has grown to provide disability services from 18 sites across Bankstown, Fairfield, Liverpool, Campbelltown and Camden local government areas.

With the mission of 'creating new possibilities in people's lives', The Junction Works are committed to creating opportunities for people with a disability and supporting those suffering from hardship and disadvantage. 

About the Opportunity

The Junction Works now has an exciting opportunity for a Speech Pathologist to join their team in South West Sydney, working within the Liverpool, Fairfield or Campbelltown local government areas. This position will ideally be offered on a full-time basis, however The Junction Works are flexible and willing to negotiate part-time or flexible hours for the right candidate.

Reporting to the Senior Speech Pathologist and General Manager of Service Planning and Communication, the role is primarily responsible for providing specialist support services to clients who present with communication and/or eating and drinking needs. Appointments are conducted within The Junction Works day programs and therapy centres, as well as client schools and homes.

More specifically, your key duties will include (but will not be limited to):
  • Managing a diverse caseload encompassing clients of all ages and needs;
  • Assessing participant strengths and needs to design a program that supports individual goals within NDIS packages;
  • Involving clients, carers and significant others in all aspects of service delivery;
  • Collaborating with other clinical disciplines in the development and delivery of therapeutic interventions; and
  • Providing support to other Works Practice therapists and students where required.

New graduates will work directly with your supervisors and have the opportunity to receive training in all aspects of the role, including collaborating with other disciplines from time to time.

If you are an experienced Speech Pathologist with a specific area of interest, The Junction Works would still love to hear from you!

About You

To be considered, you must be a degree-qualified Speech Pathologist with eligibility for membership to professional association.

You must be able to demonstrate strong problem solving and analytical skills, as well as the ability to provide sound advice when handling complex and sensitive issues.

Importantly, you will need to be a team player who is able to work effectively and collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team and in partnership with other services. Your empathy and ability to remain understanding of various needs and circumstances will also be essential to your success in the role.

Please note: You will need to hold a Current NSW Class C driver's licence and have, or to be willing to obtain, a current First Aid Certificate and current NSW Working with Children Check. You will also need access to your own transportation and be willing to travel as required.

Why Join Us?

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established organisation who are genuinely committed to supporting and growing their staff. The Junction Works have created, and continue to maintain, a positive workplace culture that encompasses a real "family" feel. With a multi-disciplinary team of various experience levels, all employees are encouraged to collaborate and support each other in their professional endeavours.

In return for your hard work and dedication, the successful candidate will be rewarded with an attractive salary circa $60,000 - $80,000, negotiable based on your qualifications, skills and experience.

You will also gain access to salary packaging up to $15,000 to increase your take home pay and allowances of up to $9,000 per year for travel and professional development.

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Allied HealthScout Talent
Location Sydney
Job Reference Number 129923
Classification Allied Health
Sub Classification Speech Pathology
Job Type Full Time
Estimated Salary Package $60,000 - $80,000
Closing Date 14-03-2021

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