Currently recruiting a Speech Pathologist at Port Macquarie

Speech Pathologist

  1. Flexible, family-friendly work arrangements
  2. Support children and families in early childhood intervention 
  3. Join a leading Early Childhood Intervention Network

Full Time Position

If you are looking for flexibility and a supportive workplace with a diverse range of work opportunities, then this role is for you. Early Connections Alliance is a network of not for profit organisations working together to create a strong and connected Early Childhood Intervention Network on the Mid North Coast. All locations are Registered NDIS Providers working with a diverse range of children with a variety of needs and diagnoses. New graduates are welcome to apply.

Why work for us:

  • Six weeks annual leave per year
  • Salary packaging and financial incentives, including significantly above award rates.
  • Diverse range of clients with a variety of needs and diagnoses.
  • Preexisting caseload
  • Option for new graduates to work as an Allied Health Assistant (AHA) until qualifications are finalised
  • Regular supervision and mentoring by Senior Speech Pathologist
  • Highly experienced team of Early Intervention Specialist Teachers, Speech Pathologists, Physiotherapist and Occupational Therapists.
  • Be a part of the Early Connections Alliance (from Taree to Coffs Harbour) and benefit from the knowledge and experience of a vast Allied Health and Education Team.
  • Work alongside our experienced senior therapy and teaching staff
  • Access to generous professional development opportunities
  • Flexible, family-friendly work arrangements

About the role:

  • Provide assessments, interventions and therapy to children 0-12 years with a diverse range of disabilities.
  • Visits to the home, child care and school environments to provide an inclusive model of practice. Early Connections has extensive relationships within the community.
  • Opportunity to be a Key Worker within a transdisciplinary model and to provide consultation to  Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists, Early Childhood Educators and families.
  • Educational sessions for parents, teachers and preschool staff.
  • Working between four sites in Lake Cathie, Wauchope and Port Macquarie.
  • Using CRM and iPad technology.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Tertiary degree in Speech Pathology or equivalent
  • Eligibility for membership of Speech Pathology Australia
  • Experience providing speech pathology services to children and families
  • Excellent communication skills and experience working in a multidisciplinary team
  • Driver’s licence as this position would require some travel between services
  • NSW Working with Children and NDIS Worker Screening Check
  • A commitment to Best Practice in Early Childhood Intervention, inclusive practice, family centred approach to service delivery
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment.
  • Willingness to adopt and recommend routine based therapy strategies to facilitate child development
  • Demonstrated understanding of evidence-based practise.
  • Ability to organise time and set priorities.

Whist there is a work vehicle, some travel is required using your own car. A current driver’s licence and comprehensive care insurance are prerequisites for the position.
A current Working with Children Check and NDIS Worker Screening Check are required.
Part-time status will be negotiated on employment and may be dependent on the applicant’s level of experience.

Location: Port Macquarie/Hastings
For a confidential discussion or to request a position information pack please call or email Allison White (Manager): 02 6583 8238 or allison@earlyconnections-pmh.org.au.
Applications must address the selection criteria.