Lifestart > Careers > Career opportunities > Speech Pathologist

Speech Pathologist

lifestart title wave

Speech Pathologist

We are looking for an experienced Speech Pathologist to join our team on a permanent basis who will support their clients to achieve their goals. You will have the opportunity to support children and young people in their homes, early childhood settings, schools and in their community.

 

Responsibilities

  • Work alongside children, young people and their families to set goals, develop strategies and support their implementation
  • Empower our clients and families to develop their skills in areas such as communication, speech, eating and drinking, social skills and supporting inclusion in chosen activities and settings
  • Assessment and intervention in specialist areas such as Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), dysphagia and mealtime management.
  • Work with a varied caseload alongside a team of experienced allied health professionals and behaviour support practitioners including occupational therapists, physiotherapists and behaviour clinicians.
  • Provide support to families through a keyworker model of practice and parent coaching
  • Opportunity to provide support through telehealth, engaging with families online for assessment and intervention.
  • Opportunity to support families through group programs such as Hanen More Than Words, toilet training, Secret Agent Society and Tech Talkers.
  • Opportunity for supervision of junior clinicians and students

 

Key Selection Criteria:

Qualifications

  • Tertiary qualification in Speech Pathology
  • Current SPA membership
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a Speech Pathologist

Essential

  • Valid Working with Children’s Check (WWCC) Clearance (or willingness to obtain)
  • Valid NDIS Worker Screening Check (NDISWC) Clearance (or willingness to obtain)
  • Fully vaccinated for the Covid-19 Virus (3 doses) or accepted medical exemption certificate
  • Current driver’s licence and use of own car

 

For more information or to have a confidential discussion about your application, email lifestart@talentquarter.com

Error: