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Primary Health Speech Pathologist (Paediatric) - HealthWISE

Primary Health Speech Pathologist (Paediatric) - HealthWISE

Full time

Location: Ipswich

Due to the ongoing growth and expansion into Queensland, HealthWISE is offering an exciting opportunity for a Primary Health Speech Pathologist (Paediatric) to join the new interdisciplinary Allied Health team based in Ipswich. The new team would offer outreach services to areas within the Scenic Rim, Lockyer Valley, Somerset regions.

The Opportunity

As the Primary Health Speech Pathologist (Paediatric) in the newly formed allied health team, you will have the qualifications and skills to competently provide evidence-based assessment, treatment and consultancy to HealthWISE clients and customers.

In this role, you will work collaboratively with carers, other health practitioners, (including GPs, allied health professionals and aboriginal health workers) and community stakeholders, for example, within the education sector, to provide an integrated and inclusive approach to health care for clients.

As a HealthWISE clinician, you will have access to professional development opportunities, clinical supervision and flexible working arrangements. As a successful applicant, you will act according to HealthWISE values, policy and procedures and code of conduct as well as maintain accurate clinical records, statistics, reports, related documentation and filing systems as required.

Personal qualities such as open and clear communication, a strength-focussed outlook and integrity will be crucial in meeting the objectives of this role. You will work co-operatively within the HealthWISE team and at all times maintain professional standards. You will demonstrate understanding and knowledge of /or experience in delivering services via Telehealth as related to this role.

About You

  • Tertiary qualifications in Speech Pathology and membership of Speech Pathology Australia
  • Demonstrated ability to provide effective, accessible, Speech Pathology services
  • Demonstrated high-level interpersonal skills including consulting, liaising, negotiating and facilitating activities with a wide range of individuals and groups
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage a diverse caseload
  • Experience in providing services to children with a disability
  • Experience working remotely with accountability
  • Demonstrated understanding of issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their health
  • Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of and/or experience in delivering services via telehealth
  • Demonstrated attitude and behaviours that are in keeping with the company’s values (empowerment, equality, client focus, community, passion for excellence, visionary)
  • Demonstrated commitment to the delivery of quality, consistent and continuous health services to local communities
  • Current unrestricted and unencumbered QLD Driver’s Licence
  • Willingness to travel and work after hours if required
  • Willingness to consent to a National Police Check
  • Current Blue Card/Working With Children Check held or willingness to obtain

To submit your application for this position, the essential role criteria must be addressed in your cover letter, accompanied by your latest CV.

Contact Naomi Petty on 0438 743 240 or naomi.petty@healthwise.org.au, to discuss or to obtain a position description.

Please address all applications to Naomi Petty.

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