Speech Pathologist

We are seeking an enthusiastic and passionate Speech Pathologist to provide Speech Pathology to our community.

About Us

East Grampians Health Service is based in Ararat and Willaura (Regional Victoria) and takes its name from the magnificent mountain range that provides a backdrop to both townships. Only a short 2-hour trip up the highway from Melbourne or Geelong and a stone’s-throw away from the Grampians National Park.  You can stay in touch with family, friends and attend professional development opportunities, whilst immersing yourself in our fantastic rural lifestyle. We are committed to providing quality care and services that meet the needs of the community, whilst continuously striving for improvement and aiming to lead the way in provision of health related services:

East Grampians Health Service aims to meet the needs of the community by offering a vast array of services based at the community health centre in Ararat. We also offer outreach services to Willaura, Lake Bolac and Elmhurst. Our services include dental, physiotherapy, exercise physiology, occupational therapy, podiatry, speech pathology, dietetics, diabetes education and social work.  These services support other clinical areas including our acute and residential aged care patients. Our community health centre also hosts speciality clinics such as consulting suites for our visiting surgeons and maternal child and health.

What we Offer

About the Role

The successful applicant will be a sole clinician and work as part of a multidisciplinary team including occupational therapists, physiotherapists, dietitians, and maternal child and health nurses which are co-located in the Community Health Centre. The speech pathologist conducts assessments and provides intervention for a range of communication needs such as speech, language and fluency, as well as dysphagia management strategies for swallowing conditions.

There will be opportunity for additional training which will be tailored to your needs and preferences. Options may include speech pathology specific professional development, multidisciplinary training with other speech pathologists across regional Victoria, attendance at professional conferences and clinical supervision. Access to quality improvement and research opportunities are also provided.

About You

Appointment is subject to immunisation clearance (Including COVID-19) and current and satisfactory Employment Checks (Police and Working With Children Checks)

For more information please contact Christine Perry, Allied Health Manager on 03 5352 9327.

The Position Description can be viewed and downloaded by selecting ‘Position Description’ below.

To apply please select ‘Apply online’ and complete as requested.

Please ensure you address the selection criteria, attach an up to date resume including two business referees by close of business 22 July 2024.

East Grampians Health Service is an equal opportunity employer.

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