Currently recruiting a Speech Pathologist at two locations Coffs Coast and Manning Great Lakes.

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

Be part of a large transdisciplinary team specialising in the best practice Key Worker – Team around the child model. 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 welcome to apply. 

Why work for us:

  • Diverse range of clients with a variety of needs and diagnosis.
  • Highly experienced team of Early Intervention Specialist Teachers, Speech Pathologists, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Family Workers.
  • 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, who can provide supervision and ongoing mentoring if needed.
  • Access to professional development opportunities
  • Flexible, family-friendly work arrangements
  • Salary packaging

About the role:

  • Provide Early Childhood Intervention, education and therapy to children 0-6yrs with developmental delays / disabilities and their families.
  • Visits to the home, ECE settings 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 team and to provide consultation to Speech Pathologists, Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapists and families.
  • Opportunities to facilitate Group Workshops, Parent Education and Training for parents, teachers, ECE teams.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A degree in Speech Pathology or equivalent
  • Eligibility for membership of Speech Pathology Australia
  • Experience providing speech pathology services to children and families
  • Knowledge of NDIS, ECIA Best Practice guidelines and principles and the Keyworker Model
  • Excellent communication skills and experience working in a collaborative team environment
  • Driver’s Licence as this position would require some travel between services
  • NSW Working with Children Check 
  • A commitment to Best Practice in Early Childhood Intervention, inclusive practice, family centred approach to service delivery
  • Well-developed computer literacy skills 
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment.
  • A minimum 2 years’ experience in disability or paediatrics (desirable).
  • Willingness to adopt routine based therapy strategies to facilitate child development.
  • Demonstrated understanding of evidence based practice 
  • Ability to organise time and set priorities.
  • NDIS worker check

Some travel is required in your own car and a current driver’s Licence are a prerequisite for the position. A current Working with Children Check and Police Check is also required. Position will be a 12 month contract with possible extension dependent on capacity need.