Manager Speech Pathology

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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1797049
Closing Date: 16-Jun-2024
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Manager Speech Pathology.pdf (PDF, 191KB)
Job Specification

Position Description - Manager Speech Pathology.pdf (PDF, 191KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Claire Nailon

Position Details

About the role

South West Healthcare (SWH) is seeking applications from qualified Speech Pathologists with significant clinical experience to lead our Speech Pathology team in a permanent ongoing position.

The Manager of Speech Pathology will provide clinical governance and leadership across a range of Speech Pathology services in acute, subacute and community-based programs. This position also oversees the School Readiness program and the Cognitive, Dementia and Memory Service.

Position overview

  • Fulltime (40 hours per week), On-going position with monthly ADO entitlement
  • Warrnambool Campus
  • Speech Pathologist Grade 3, Year 4
  • Salary: $125,054.23 pro rata, plus superannuation

What you bring

The successful applicant will demonstrate a strong commitment to maintaining professional confidentiality and remaining customer focused at all times. Working with an experienced multidisciplinary leadership team, the successful applicant will have an engaging and collaborative leadership style, excellent communication skills and meet eligibility for Speech Pathology Australia membership. 

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment;

Who we are

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community. Learn more about SWH here.

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio- economic status.

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 39,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit:

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button below and include a cover letter and resume by Sunday 16 June 2024. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Allied Health Professionals (Victoria Public Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2021-2026 with the classification Speech Pathologist Grade 3 Year 4B with salary $125,054.23

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status

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