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Position Details
Reference Number 379904
Position Title Speech Pathologist (Level 1/2) F/T
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity South Western Sydney Local Health District
Geographical Location Cabramatta
Advertised Award/Classification Speech Pathologist Level 1/2
Salary $59,681.00 - $86,465.00
Number of FTE 1.00
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.

Selection Criteria 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
This position requires a Working With Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children's Guardian. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children's Guardian website www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check
Contact Person Jessica Earley
Contact Number 97802780
Contact Email jessica.earley@sswahs.nsw.gov.au
Closing Date 02/04/2017
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view