Speech Pathologist opportunity in Melbourne Australia

  • Job Reference: 702645
  • Date Posted: 22 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Headhunt International
  • Location: Melbourne
  • Salary: €40,000 to €45,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + superannuation
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description


Speech Pathologist opportunity in Melbourne Australia

Head Hunt International is currently looking to recruit an ambitious, confident, and qualified Speech Pathologist.

Position Details:
Position Title: Occupational Therapist
Employment Status: Full time
Salary Range: $70,000 + superannuation

Position Summary
The position is responsible for multi-disciplinary Allied Health services in the delivery of culturally appropriate Speech Pathology to the Melbourne community, including pediatric, adolescent and Adult caseload assessment and treatment for:
*Dysphasia screening and rehabilitation
*Problems expressing ideas, thinking of words, using inappropriate words, forming sentences.
*Difficulty understanding what I said
*Underlying problems with reading and writing.
*Difficulty producing sounds and speaking clearly.
*Voice Disorders
*Stuttering problems with flow of speech.
*Delayed or disordered language development.
*Specific language impairment.
*Social use of language and communication, behavior design and use of communication Aids.Assesment and management of swallowing problems .Provide education to Clients and Families.

The role will entail outreach service delivery from clinic-based and community-based settings to Western Suburbs of Melbourne.

About You
*An interest in working with children on the Spectrum.
*Full Speech Pathology Australia registration required
*Computer literacy
*Drivers license
*High level of organisational skills and professional manner
*Relevant tertiary qualifications in Speech Pathology
*Current national police check & First Aid Certificate &WWC
*Passion for helping people of all ages and ethnicity, including people with disabilities
*Capability to work with all stakeholders to achieve the best outcomes for your client
*The desire to be challenged and further progress your career
*Demonstrated experience working autonomously within your role
*Excellent time management & problem-solving skills


Who are we looking for?
A Speech Therapist who is able to:
*Demonstrate initiative in prioritising your workload
*Adapt to and work collaboratively within a fast-growing multidisciplinary team
*Have excellent communication skills both verbal and written
*Build and foster exceptional working relationships with all stakeholders

As the newest Team Member, your role will include:
*Clinic based therapy will include school visits and home visits
*The opportunity to progress in your career clinically &/or into Management opportunities


To be successful for this role, you will have:

Please note that the duties outlined in this position description are not exhaustive, and only an indication of the work of the role. The organization can direct you to carry out duties which it considers are within your level of skill, competence, training and scope of practice

For more information about the above-mentioned post please email your CV to flaviaa@headhuntinternational.com or call Flavia on 00353 (0) 83 010 5894.