Speech Pathologist – Grade 1

Part Time

Fixed Term – Part Time (64 hrs per fortnight)

We are seeking a motivated Speech Pathologist with a commitment to quality patient centred care and sound clinical skills, to join the Wimmera Health Care Group Speech Pathology team. This part time-fixed term position is available from 10/09/2018 to 17/05/2019 and includes working 64 hours per fortnight.

The WHCG Speech Pathology department provides efficient, effective, evidence-based speech pathology services across the campuses of Wimmera Health Care Group (incorporating Wimmera Base Hospital & Dimboola Hospital). As the Grade 1 Speech Pathologist you will responsible for a diverse adult and paediatric caseload in our acute, subacute and community settings. The Speech Pathology department places a strong emphasis on professional development with formalised clinical supervision and mentoring.

New graduates are encouraged to apply.

Key Selection Criteria includes:

Bachelor of Speech Pathology, Master of Speech Pathology or recognised equivalent
Eligible for membership of Speech Pathology Australia (SPA)
Entry level Competency Based Occupational Standards (CBOS) skills, as outlined by SPA
Thorough grounding in adult and paediatric assessment and intervention including dysphagia management
Demonstrated ability to work effectively and enthusiastically as part of a multidisciplinary team as well as independently
Excellent time management and organisational skills
Highly professional and effective interpersonal and communication skills
Demonstrated ability to monitor, evaluate and modify own performance through reflective practice
Current driver’s licence
Commitment to working in a rural health organization
Computer literacy
Attractive benefits offered by the organisation include:

Salary packaging,
Professional development and education programs,
Employee Assistance Program,
Comprehensive orientation program.
Accrued Day Off (full time employees only)
Flexible rostering
Opportunities for career progression
Free parking
This is a great opportunity to work in a diverse clinical environment and join a reputable rural health service dedicated to the provision of quality patient centred care and to meet the needs of the community.

For more information about this position view the Position Description and/or contact the person indicated below. Further information on Wimmera Health Care Group can be found on our website www.whcg.org.au or Facebook page.

Applications must be submitted online via e-recruit by the Closing Date.

Wimmera Health Care Group (WHCG) is committed to equal employment opportunity and promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with a disability and encourages applications from people from culturally and / or linguistically diverse backgrounds. We aim to provide a safe environment for our staff, patients, residents and clients which includes supporting and responding to disclosures of family violence issues. Pre-employment checks: All applicants must be willing to undertake a national police check and Victorian Employee Working With Children check prior to commencement of employment.

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