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Speech Pathologist

IPC Health

We are One Team IPC Health, we are passionate, creative and we make a difference.

We deliver innovative high-quality services that are client centred, collaborative, coordinated and demonstrate value through measured impact. We are a not-for-profit community health service committed to working with the rapidly growing areas of Melbourne’s middle and outer West, where population will grow by 400,000 in the coming 15 years. By year 2035, we anticipate that the total population served will be approximately 1.2 million.

The Opportunity

Make a difference to the development of kinder aged children as you apply your interpersonal skills and clinical expertise to enhance their educators and families' capacity to achieve positive developmental outcomes. As an integral member of the School Readiness team you will be a part of a multi-disciplinary team working alongside the team's Occupational Therapists, Child Psychologists and other health professionals. This exciting opportunity involves the delivery of in-service training, case consultations and ongoing support for educators and/or families.

Based at our Sunshine Campus, the Speech Pathologist role is flexible to consider a Grade 1 or Grade 2 clinician on a Full Time Fixed Term basis (Parental Leave Cover until December 2021). The role is classified under the Victorian Stand Alone Community Health Centres, Health Professionals Multi-Employer Agreement 2017-2021.

You will make a difference by

  • Working collaboratively with the School Readiness Team to plan service delivery within services across Brimbank Melton area.
  • Building the capability of educators and families through coaching, modelling, group training, case consultation support and other discipline specific services.
  • Provide allied health support to kindergartens and to families and communities to achieve their goals in relation to the communication and wellbeing of children.
  • Reflecting and evaluating supports to enhance outcomes.
  • Providing supports through telehealth or travelling to services in Brimbank and Melton.

To succeed, you will need

  • Graduate or post-graduate degree in Speech Pathology.
  • Experience working in paediatric allied health, with experience working in a kindergarten setting an advantage.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team to develop and implement evidence-based programs that meet the communication and wellbeing goals for children.
  • Strong communication, networking and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability and interest to work within the Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework (VEYLDF).
  • Current and valid Victorian driver’s licence and Working with Children’s Check.

What next?

If you are passionate, creative and want to make a difference, we want to hear from you. All you need to do is visit our careers page, read the role’s Success Profile that applies to your current skills (Grade 1 or Grade 2) and submit your resume, cover letter and a document outlining how you meet our minimum ‘to succeed’ criteria.

To find out more about the role, please contact Danielle Millar – Project Manager Allied Health on 0422 320 150.

We are committed to maintaining a barrier-free environment for all and welcome individuals of diverse backgrounds, including but not limited to, those from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and the LGBTI communities to apply for our job opportunities.

If you require a reasonable workplace adjustment to support you during the interview process please email Careers@ipchealth.com.au with your request. Reasonable workplace adjustments are changes that are necessary and achievable to enable a person to efficiently perform their role to the best of their abilities.A reasonable workplace adjustment can be requested at any time in the recruitment process or as a part of employment with IPC Health.

Success Profile - Speech Pathologist (Grade 1)
Success Profile - Speech Pathologist (Grade 2)

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