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May

Speech Pathologist - Wagga Wagga

Northcott - Tatton, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION

About the role:

We require a dedicated and enthusiastic Speech Pathologist to join our vibrant Northcott therapy team.

Based in Wagga Wagga and covering the Murrumbidgee region, you will provide timely, evidence based and person-centred Speech Pathology services to a mixed caseload of children, young people and adults with a range of disabilities.(i.e. physical, intellectual, autism spectrum disorder, global developmental delay and other complex needs).

In this role you will:

  • Work with customers and families to identify strengths, skills and goals.
  • Use appropriate assessment tools and methods to assess strengths and areas of development, in order to identify suitable intervention strategies.
  • Always work on "best practice" solutions for our customers.
  • Provide centre, school and community based therapies.
  • Demonstrate and embody Northcott values of “innovative, respectful and brave”.
  • Proactively contribute to the ongoing development of professional knowledge and skills in Speech Pathology.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Speech Pathology.
  • Current SPA registration.
  • Demonstrated experience delivering evidence based therapy to a paediatric caseload.
  • Demonstrated experience of NDIS funding and working with a fee for service model.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a caseload and administrative responsibilities in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Ability and commitment to work with a customer-centred approach.
  • Ability to work autonomously.
  • Manage a varied and complex caseload.
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Excellent communication skills – written, oral and listening.
  • Computer literate and familiar with using customer record systems.
  • Current First Aid Certificate (including CPR) or willing to obtain.
  • Police Check, less than 6 months old.
  • Current NSW Working With Children Check or willing to obtain.
  • Must have a valid driver's licence and willingness to travel as required.
  • Access to use of own vehicle if pool car not available (Km reimbursement available).

Culture and Benefits:

  • We are a friendly, supportive and collaborative team at Wagga Wagga and the wider therapy team across all NSW/ACT Northcott sites.
  • Novated Lease Arrangement for vehicle
  • Relocation Contribution is available
  • A family friendly workplace with flexible hours for staff to manage their home and work lives effectively.
  • Negotiable - ability to work from home when appropriate to your caseload.
  • We provide 2 weeks paid Professional Development leave including some funding towards approved courses, seminars, etc.
  • We provide formalised supervision, peer to peer support and attendance at regular therapy forums.
  • We provide a week of special paid leave annually and paid maternity leave.
  • Multiple employee benefits, such as discounted gym & health fund membership, discounted motor vehicle services and entertainment cards.

About Northcott:

We are a leading disability services provider in NSW and the ACT, providing services and support for people with disability and their families and carers. Northcott Therapy provides support to children, young people and adults with a range of disabilities including intellectual disability, physical disability, autism and global developmental delay.

For a confidential discussion about the role contact Therapy Service Manager - Hannah Read on 0466 417 433 or email: [email protected]

Applications for this position close 03 May 2021

Northcott is an EEO employer and welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities. Essential pre-employment checks will be conducted

Tatton, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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