SSS Speech Pathologist

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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: AH3
Work Location: Leongatha - Inner Gippsland area
Reference: VG/DET/RSG/20007221A
Closing Date: 07-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: AH3 speech pathologist updated PosDoc.docx (Word, 441KB)
Key Selection Criteria

Contact: Eamon Charles
0467 956 876

Position Details

SSS Speech Pathologist

An exciting opportunity exists for a Speech Pathologist to join the Inner Gippsland Student Support Services (SSS) team. SSS Speech Pathologists assess and develop strategies to address communication and educational needs of children and young people within an educational context. Working as part of a multidisciplinary team, SSS Speech Pathologists provide comprehensive speech pathology services to schools to support student engagement and learning and provide high-level professional advice to principals and school networks that strongly influence language and literacy practice in local area schools. This can encompass a broad range of areas including articulation disorders, language disorders, learning and literacy difficulties, behavioural issues, disabilities, mental health and school transitions.
* Classification: Allied Health Grade 3
* Employment Type: Ongoing, Full Time
* Location: Inner Gippsland (based at Leongatha Office, required to work across Inner Gippsland Area)

Flexible working arrangements will be considered in conjunction within requirements of the role. Peer supervision and support is available within the team structure. Professional development and opportunities for growth within the role would be available for the successful applicant.


The successful applicant will possess a graduate or post-graduate qualification in Speech Pathology, be eligible for membership of the Speech Pathology Australia (SPA) and possess a current Australian Drivers' Licence and Working with Children Check.


The Inner Gippsland SSS team is made up of Speech Pathologists, Psychologists, Social Workers Administration Support, Team Leader and Branch Manager. SSS work collaboratively with schools and an Area Health Wellbeing and Inclusion Workforce (HWIW) to support student emotional health and wellbeing.

As a member of this team, you will have access to a car to travel to various school locations (subject to availability), a laptop, an iPhone as well as access to an extensive assessment and resource library.

When applying for this position ensure you submit Key Selection Criteria responses along with your resume.


For more details regarding this position, please see attached position description or contact Eamon Charles Ph: 0467 956 876


The Department values diversity and inclusion in all forms - gender, religion, ethnicity, LGBTIQ+, disability and neurodiversity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about our work, working for the Department, diversity and inclusion, and our employment conditions visit the Department website , HRWeb and our Diversity and Inclusion page

The Department of Education and Training (the Department) is committed to, so far as is reasonably practicable, providing and maintaining a working environment for its employees that is safe and without risks to health and that other persons are not exposed to health and safety risks arising from the Department's activities. The Department COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (Policy) requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against coronavirus (COVID-19).

The Department's Policy outlines the requirements for all employees, prospective employees who (or may need to) work outside of their ordinary place of residence and attend a workplace of the Department or workplace of another Employer on behalf of the Department and its portfolio agencies. Subject to exceptions, only employees, and prospective employees with up-to-date vaccination status (see definitions section of the policy) against COVID-19 and who provide evidence of their Vaccination Status are permitted to work for the department outside their ordinary place of residence.

For this role, you are required to submit proof of full vaccination as part of the recruitment process and prior to commencement employment. Please refer to the above link for more information. This role requires onsite attendance at one or more Department work locations.

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Applications close 7 February 2023

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