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Position Details
Reference Number 421769
Position Title Community Services Speech Pathologist Level 1/2
Employment Status Temporary Full Time (up to 02/09/2018)
Entity Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District
Geographical Location Shoalhaven Region
Advertised Award/Classification Health Professionals (State) Award
Salary $1,172.39 - $1,698.42
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

To provide high quality comprehensive speech pathology services to the patients, clients and carers of the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District (ISLHD), in order to promote optimal health outcomes.

Perform clinical duties as per site requirement and as directed with the adult service.

The position may be required to work a 7 day rotating roster and may include weekend work.


A wonderful opportunity is available to enjoy the splendour of the south coast! We are looking for a speech pathologist to work in the community, servicing the palliative care and stroke rehabilitation case-loads. This position will suit a speech pathologist with post graduate experience, who is able to manage clients independently in the community with the support of a multidisciplinary team.


This is a temporary full time maternity relief position until 02 September 2018, with the possibility of an extension at same/reduced hours.  Previous applicants need not apply.


Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.


An eligibility list will be created for future Temporary Full-Time and Part-Time positions.


Please note: Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.


Criminal record checks will be undertaken on successful applicants. This position is designated as child-related employment and you will be required to obtain a Working With Children clearance from the Office of the Children’s Guardian. To apply, please go to https://wwccheck.ccyp.nsw.gov.au/Applicants/Application# 


Successful applicants to the role must provide certified documentation of vaccination history and pathology as part of their recruitment documentation. The applicant must be certified as compliant with http://www0.health.nsw.gov.au/policies/pd/2011/pdf/PD2011_005.pdf before employment can commence.

Selection Criteria 1. Tertiary degree in speech pathology (or equivalent) with eligibility for practicing membership of Speech Pathology Australia.

2. Demonstrated high level verbal and written communication skills, with a high degree of computer literacy.

3. Demonstrated ability to problem solve and set priorities.

4. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.

5. Experience working with clients with communication and swallowing disorders.

6. Recent and relevant experience in the assessment and management of clients in a hospital or community setting.

7. Excellent time management skills.

8. Current driver's licence (Minimum P2) and willingness to travel for work purposes.
Contact Person Stephanie Taylor
Contact Number 44239729
Contact Email stephanie.taylor@health.nsw.gov.au
Closing Date 22/10/2017
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view