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Senior Speech Pathologist

Windermere Child & Family Services

Are you a creative problem solver motivated by your contribution to real outcomes for real people?

Are you a leader with supervisory experience including experience within a paediatric practice?

Do you enjoy working with like-minded Allied Health professionals who are genuinely passionate about what they do?

If you’re looking to move away from the hustle and bustle of a busy healthcare environment and really dedicate quality time to working with consumers to reach their goals, then read on as this is the perfect opportunity for you!

FIRST, LET’S TALK ABOUT WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU - WHY WINDERMERE?

We know you are spoilt for choice in the vibrant Allied Health Space, but do you want to know why you should join Windermere? Over 80% of our staff tell us that we are a happy workplace with a team dedicated to supporting our consumers and each other.

Windermere aims to assist people with developmental delay and disability to identify support that really matters most to them. Our team of talented Speech Pathologists provide service to children and youth aged 0 -12 years who may be demonstrating delays or difficulties with their development including speech, language, feeding and social skills.

Windermere fosters a culture of flexibility, support and wellbeing.

We have a wide range of workplace benefits including:

  • Flexible work hours and ways of working
  • Achievable billable targets
  • Rostered days off
  • Above Award Personal Leave and 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Gifted days off (between Christmas and New Year)
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Flexible Leave Scheme (50/52)
  • Study leave and opportunities for professional development
  • Generous salary packaging

ABOUT THE ROLE

We are currently seeking an experienced speech pathologist for a permanent full-time position but are open to part-time for the right applicant (22.8 or 30.4 hours per week). We offer a hybrid model of working remotely from home and meeting with consumers in their natural surroundings or within our offices in Berwick, Cranbourne and / or Pakenham.

As a Windermere Senior Speech Pathologist, you will:

  • Deliver a broad range of evidence informed intervention strategies, standardised assessments and parent training to increase communication and active participation in social and educational settings for children
  • Provide key worker support to families and children via face to face consultation and relationship building in natural environments, schools and kindergartens as well as our modern office facilities and therapy spaces
  • Liaise and collaborate with a transdisciplinary team to design and deliver comprehensive support plans
  • Provide discipline specific support and advice to families and children in relation to speaking, listening, language, augmentative and alternative communication, fluency and social skills
  • Assess and organise the prescription of assistive technology to enable children to develop maximum function
  • Provide supervision and support to staff including service delivery guidance, debriefing, information sharing, and escalating OHS issues identified

TO SUCCEED IN THIS ROLE:

You are confident and enthusiastic with a ‘can-do’ attitude. You are self-motivated and can work independently to meet set targets, as well as forming part of a collaborative, family focused and holistic transdisciplinary team. You are adaptable and resilient and thrive in a fast-paced environment where continuous improvement of your practice ensures you make a real and lasting difference to the lives of your consumers.

TECHNICAL SKILLS & PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

  • You will have a tertiary qualification within Speech Pathology and hold a current registration with Speech Pathology Australia. Furthermore you will have specialist knowledge and relevant demonstrated experience within a paediatric practice
  • You will have experience managing, supervising and leading staff & a minimum of 6 years’ discipline specific clinical experience

WORKPLACE CULTURE - WHAT STAFF ARE SAYING

“Windermere’s values resonate with me and there is a strong sense of shared commitment to achieving our service goals across the team. The management team are great to work with, collaborate and considered about the best way to respond to the needs of the team and consumers as they arrive.”

“I love Windermere as a company and I am so proud to say I work for Windermere, which is never something I have had in the past – I feel like Windermere makes a difference in so many people’s lives, including my own.”

Windermere honours the ongoing cultural and spiritual connections, heritage, customs and beliefs of Aboriginal people, and pays respects to Elders past and present.

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