Purpose of Position
Assess and provide intervention for children 1 - 12 years, who have a variety of communication difficulties and live within the Bankstown and Fairfield areas.
Use a variety of service delivery models including parent training, group work, outreach and community consultation and to work within a multidisciplinary setting.
Participate in the development and implementation of health promotion programs, early intervention and quality improvement projects, team meetings and clinical networks.
Speech Pathologist Level 1/2, Permanent Full time Position
Exciting opportunity to work within the passionate Bankstown-Fairfield Speech Pathology Team, Child Youth & Family Services within Primary and Community Health, South Western Sydney Local Health District. Please see position Description for details.
Please note: To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.
Degree in Speech Pathology providing eligibility for membership to Speech Pathology Australia, or other qualification deemed equivalent by the employer.
Current unrestricted Australian drivers licence (P2 Licence Acceptable) subject to obtaining NSW drivers licence within 3 months of appointment.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team with a high level of written and verbal communication, and interpersonal skills.
Experience working with children 0-12 years with a variety of communication difficulties, including knowledge or experience working with children from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds
Knowledge of, and ability to use interdisciplinary teamwork, and to collaborate with other services/organisations relevant to case management and service delivery
Ability to work using a range of approaches, e g clinic-based, community development, health promotion
Demonstrated commitment to continuous professional development and application of evidence based practice
Understanding of the importance of quality improvement projects