Speech Pathologist - Western Sydney

Location: Mount Druitt
Discipline: Allied Health
Salary: $87000 to $87000
Contact name: Dervla McBreen

Contact email: dervla.mcbreen@curamoir-hr.com.au
Job ref: 22713
Published: 28 days ago
On Offer:
  • Excellent Remuneration - $87,000 - $100,000 + Super + Benefits 
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Supportive team environment
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Sponsorship considered for the right candidate 

The Role:

Our client is seeking an experienced Speech Pathologist to join their Western Sydney team on a permanent basis. This role offers the opportunity to make a significant impact by supporting clients in achieving their goals across various settings including homes, early childhood facilities, schools, and within the community.

Duties include:
  • Collaborate closely with children, young people, and their families to establish goals, devise effective strategies, and provide ongoing support throughout their implementation journey.
  • Empower clients and families by fostering skill development in critical areas such as communication, speech, eating and drinking, socialization, and ensuring inclusion in preferred activities and settings.
  • Conduct comprehensive assessments and deliver targeted interventions in specialized areas including Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), dysphagia, and mealtime management.
  • Manage a diverse caseload alongside a team of experienced allied health professionals and behavior support practitioners including occupational therapists, physiotherapists, and behavior clinicians.
  • Provide invaluable support to families through the keyworker model of practice and parent coaching, ensuring they receive the guidance and assistance they need to navigate challenges effectively.
  • Embrace the opportunity to provide support through telehealth platforms, facilitating online engagement with families for both assessment and intervention purposes, thereby enhancing accessibility and convenience.
  • Lead engaging and impactful group programs such as Hanen More Than Words, toilet training, Secret Agent Society, and Tech Talkers, providing valuable support to multiple families simultaneously.
  • Play a pivotal role in the supervision and mentorship of junior clinicians and students, contributing to their professional development and fostering a collaborative learning environment.

Essential Criteria:

  • A recognized degree in Speech Pathology.
  • Proven experience working as a Speech Pathologist, preferably in pediatric settings.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team. 
For a confidential discussion about this role, please contact Dervla McBreen on 0452583374 or send a copy of your resume to : Dervla.mcbreen@Curamoir-hr.com.au