Autism SA, Speech Pathologist
Autism SA is a leading provider of services to individuals and families living with an Autism Spectrum Disorder in Australia and is seeking to employ a part time (0.6 FTE) Speech Pathologist. This is a contract position until 30 June 2014 with the possibility of extension.
The role will be providing direct support to clients with an Autism Spectrum Disorder within educational settings and providing specialised advice under the guidance of the Education and Training Senior Speech Pathologist. You will be required to work collaboratively as a part of a multi-disciplinary team utilising a combination of preventative, treatment/therapy and evaluation approaches. The role will require you to be self-directed and work under pressure, be able to work with/alongside other professionals and inspire and motivate others.
Department of Health (Country Health SA Local Health Network - Eyre, Flinders & Far North Region - Whyalla Hospital & Health Services), Speech Pathologist
Duties: The Speech Pathologist will contribute to the delivery of a comprehensive and integrated range of health services, appropriate to the needs of the Whyalla community. To achieve this you work as a member of a multiprofessional team, inclusive of health professionals and service providers from other sectors, and utilises a combination of preventative, early intervention, treatment/therapy and evaluation approaches.
Essential Minimum Qualifications: Must hold a recognised qualification within the Speech Pathology profession, and be eligible for full membership of the Speech Pathology Australia.
Northern Health, Speech Pathologist Grade 1 - Rotational
Northern Health is a rapidly expanding metropolitan health service with a diverse catchment population and a strong commitment to providing quality patient care to the people of Melbourne’s north.
The speech pathology team is a well-established allied health service with a strong focus on quality improvement activities, evidence based practice and patient centred care. This is a permanent full time rotational position across the 3 adult campuses of Northern Health and offers participation in a strong and supportive multidisciplinary team. You will be responsible for assessing and managing adults with communication and/or swallowing disorders in line with evidence base practices across inpatient and outpatient programs at The Northern Hospital, Bundoora Extended Care and Broadmeadows Health Service. This rotational position will commence at Broadmeadows Health Service. New graduates are encouraged to apply.
The successful applicant will have:
- Knowledge and experience in the assessment and management of communication and swallowing disorders in the adult population
- Excellent organisational, interpersonal and communication skills
- Commitment to continuous quality improvement, clinical research and professional development of self and others
- Approved degree in Speech Pathology and eligibility for membership of Speech Pathology Australia, and have a current drivers licence.