BUSHkids is a non-Government, not-for-profit organisation providing free multidisciplinary allied health services to children aged 0-10 years and their families living in regional and remote areas of Queensland.
SPEECH AND LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST – BUNDABERG
BUSHkids is a non-Government, not-for-profit organisation which provides multidisciplinary allied health services to children aged 0-13 years and their families living in regional and remote areas of Queensland.
We are looking for a Speech and Language Pathologist who is passionate about working with families with children experiencing communication difficulties.
As the Speech and Language Pathologist in the team you will have the opportunity to:
- Collaborate with families and other organisations in the provision of speech pathology services to children who require support for their communication development in accordance with the BUSHkids model of care
- Actively participate in the multidisciplinary team setting with particular emphasis on the delivery of speech pathology services to optimise development and independence for children and their families
- Promote the importance of early intervention and its role in preventing long term educational and behavioural issues through community development and health promotion strategies
Mandatory Requirements for this role:
- Tertiary Qualifications in Speech Pathology
- Practicing member of Speech Pathology Australia
- Current C Class Queensland Drivers Licence
- Proof of Hepatitis B Vaccination status
- Certified Practising Member of Speech Pathology Australia
- Experience with planning, implementing and evaluating group programs for young children and their parents/carers
- Experience in the provision of health promotion/community education activities
- Experience working with families in rural, remote or indigenous communities
A range of generous conditions of employment and entitlements are provided, such as a nine-day fortnight work arrangement for full-time staff and learning and development leave.
BUSHkids is committed to supporting its clinician's ongoing professional development through the provision of regular specialist supervision from an experienced speech pathologist and a generous annual professional development budget.
KEY SELECTION CRITERIA
- Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the assessment, diagnosis, management and evaluation of children with communication impairments with focus on early intervention and family centred practice
- Demonstrated effective interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills necessary for good working relationships and client care
- Demonstrated ability to function as an effective member of a multidisciplinary team.
Leadership/Work Unit Management
- Demonstrated commitment to ongoing personal and professional development and ability to share knowledge and skills
- Demonstrated ability to work independently without close supervision and to appropriately manage time and workload
HOW TO APPLY
Applicants are to submit a brief resume and a maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role, addressing the following key selection criteria. Please email your application to Clinical Services Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org
Enquiries about the role should be directed to Clinical Services Manager on 3870 7288 or email email@example.com
A position description can be found here.
Closing date for applications is by close of business on Thursday 3rd August 2017.