Speech Pathologist

  • Permanent Part Time (22.8 hours per week) 
  • Berwick and Pakenham location
  • Culture of flexibility, support and welling

Closing Date: 30 August 2019

Where everyone is someone in our community

Windermere aims to assist people with a disability to identify support that really matters most to them. Our team of talented Speech Pathologists provide support to children and youth aged 0 -18 years who may have delays or difficulties with their communication and development, including speech language and social skills.

Windermere is a registered service provider under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and with more than 20 years’ experience in providing services to Victorians living with disability or developmental delays, we understand the NDIS and how it may impact our consumers.

About the opportunity:

We are currently seeking an experienced Speech Pathologist to join our Early Intervention & Therapy Services team. Working remotely and from our modern facilities in Berwick / Pakenham, this part-time ongoing position is perfect for a confident and positive professional who wants to join an organisation who lives by their strong values to help strengthen our community.

As a Speech Pathologist, you will be responsible for delivering evidence informed intervention strategies, standard assessments and parent training to empower families to increase their child’s communication and active participation in social and educational settings. You will provide key worker support and advice to families and children in relation to speaking, listening, understanding language, fluency and social skills.

Our ideal candidate has:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Speec Pathology and current registration with relevant professional body

  • Sound theoretical knowledge, ideally with a minimum of 4 years discipline specific clinical experience, with particular reference to paediatric practice 0-18 years

  • Demonstrated knowledge of typical development and common conditions such as autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy and developmental delay

  • Knowledge and skill in the assessment, implementation and evaluation of plans and services for children and families

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team as well as working independently, including office based or remote off-site location

  • Current Victorian Drivers’ License

This position is perfect for a confident and positive professional who wants to join an organisation who lives by their strong values to help strengthen our community.

Why Windermere?

Windermere fosters a culture of flexibility, support and wellbeing. We have a wide range of workplace benefits including flexible work hours, rostered days off, gifted days off, Flexible Leave Scheme (50/52), study leave, generous salary packaging and the opportunity for professional development.

Join a fun, friendly and supportive team of professionals – our awesome people make coming to work awesome too!

We believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce- and value different life experiences and perspectives.

Be part of something bigger – help us to create a stronger, more connected and supported community.

How to apply

To apply for this position and learn more about the benefits of working for Windermere, visit https://www.windermere.org.au/careers/job-vacancies

 To maximise your opportunity for employment, it is recommended that you provide the following information:

  • Covering application letter (quoting Job Reference ‘063’)

  • Statements addressing the key selection criteria required in the position description

  • Current Resume that includes a minimum of 2-3 referees

To find out how you can apply for this position

Download the position description and follow the application instructions outlined.

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