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Paediatric Speech Pathologist - Kids Connect Therapy

Michael Page

Kids Connect Therapy is a private integrated paediatric Speech Pathology and Occupational Therapy clinic in Mulgrave that offers a wide range of individual assessment, group-based assessment, and therapy services for children. Their mission is to provide dynamic and high-quality services to enable children and their families reach their fullest potential and participate and thrive in life. They pride themselves on providing flexible services that meet the needs of each individual family by basing their therapy approach on the internationally renowned DIR®/Floortime™ model of intervention. They have been able to build an amazing team of therapists and support staff who share their passion and mission for helping children and families.

Job Description

A day in the life of a Paediatric Speech Pathologist at Kids Connect Therapy may look like this, but really every day will be slightly different.

  • You will be involved in the assessment and treatment of children with communication problems and help develop solutions that represent best practice in the community.
  • Support clients and provide appropriate recommendations that provide the building blocks for communication and language, including engagement, relating to others, and receptive language development.
  • Participate and work with children on a 1:1 basis and within small groups with other team members.
  • Be involved in an ongoing commitment to professional development and enhance professional abilities by participating in Speech Pathology Australia's Professional Self-Regulation (PSR) program.
  • Use practice frameworks that ensure the involvement at each decision-making point for clients, families and significant others as applicable.

The Successful Applicant

  • A relevant Tertiary Bachelor/Masters Qualification and eligibility for practicing membership of Speech Pathology Australia.
  • Demonstrated experience to work effectively in a team and ability to be a positive role model who is professional, supportive, and inclusive.
  • Valid Working with Children Check and current Driver's License.
  • Committed to providing high-quality services to all people from diverse language and cultural backgrounds.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both oral and written.

What's on Offer

Kids Connect Therapy tells me that they are dedicated to living up to their employment promise and that their team members tell them that working for Kids Connect Therapy gives them the ability to work alongside committed, respected, and professional team members whilst empowering the children they work with.

  • An attractive remuneration package with generous leave entitlement and a budget for professional development.
  • Weekly supervision with experienced multidisciplinary team members of Speech Pathologists and Occupational Therapists.
  • Flexible working hours with the opportunity to work from home and on the weekend.
  • The opportunity to work alongside and empower children to reach their maximum potential.
  • A supportive team environment with termly team building days and wellness opportunities.

For any additional information, please contact Conor Grace on +61 431 983 152.

Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate may be subject to further pre-employment safety screening checks like: a Police Records Check, Inherent Position Requirements Employee Declaration, Working with Children Check, Reference Checks, and AHPRA/SPA Registration Check. This role is only available to Australian Residents or to those who hold the right to work in Australia.

My client is committed to child safe standards and an equal opportunity employer and believes in diversity, inclusion, and equality. They are committed to ensuring that their workplace reflects the Victorian community. They recognise the benefits that diversity and inclusion brings, and in turn encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities, and identities to apply. They strongly encourage people who identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply.

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