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Senior Speech Pathologist

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FULL-TIME - 38 HOURS


Do you have a passion for supporting people with a disability? Are you ready to step up into a leadership position? If so, this newly created role may be for you.

With the NDIS operating within south-west Sydney the opportunity has arisen for The Junction Works to increase their Allied Health team. Currently The Junction Works has a young vibrant team that provides services in speech pathology, occupational therapy, psychology and behaviour management. 

This role will provide leadership and guidance across the Allied Health team, but in particular to other Speech Pathologists in the team. A key part of this role will be to provide specialist support services to people with a disability, their families and carers. These services will be delivered within a person-centred, strengths based approach; identifying the individual’s strengths and needs and designing a program of support as per their individual goals in their NDIS package. 

 
KEY SELECTION CRITERIA:

• Recognised Degree in Speech Pathology and eligibility for membership in professional association

• At least 4 years experience working with people with a disability with complex needs, incorporating specialised and complex intervention strategies

• Experience in the assessment, planning and monitoring of interventions in the areas of communication, mealtime management and eating/drinking in line with NDIS reviews 

• Experience in assessment and development of Augmentative and Alternative Communication systems

• Experience of NDIS implementation, reviews and requirements

• Experience and understanding of time management skills in line with NDIS provision

• Experience working collaboratively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team and in partnership with other services 

• Current understanding of the issues, trends and approaches underpinning the provision of services to people with a disability and their families and carers under NDIS  

• Knowledge of relevant legislation, policies, procedures and standards impacting on the delivery of services to people with a disability, including the Disability Inclusion Act 2014

• Demonstrated ability to provide clinical leadership, supervision and support to other Speech Pathologists within team 

• Well developed conceptual, problem solving and analytical skills including the ability to collect, interpret and utilise clinical data 

• Excellent communication and negotiation skills including verbal, written and cross cultural

• Ability to identify and understand challenges facing people from culturally and linguistically diverse and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds

• Current First Aid Certificate 

• Current NSW Drivers Licence

• Current NSW Working with Children Check 

Health Professionals and Support Services Award Rate. Total package from $96,593.44 (includes salary from $79,581.28 plus superannuation, leave loading and salary packaging). 

All applications MUST address the selection criteria + resume + 2 referees.

To apply for this position please email careers@thejunctionworks.org, or send your application to:

The Junction Works Ltd
PO Box 15 AUSTRAL NSW 2179

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