Closing Date: 30 August 2019
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.
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.
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