Speech Pathologist

An exciting graduate opportunity exists for a highly-motivated team-player to provide speech pathology services to schools in the Bayside Peninsula Area. As a member of a vibrant, multi-disciplinary Student Support Services (SSS) team, the Speech Pathologist provides service in the Bayside Peninsula Area, initially based with the Central Peninsula Team servicing primary and secondary schools around the Frankston, Mount Eliza and Mornington area. The successful applicant will collaborate with other SSS team members. The role requires sound interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and an ability to work autonomously.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: AH2
Work Location: Melbourne - Southern Metro
Reference: VG/DET/RSG/SEVR/1334892
Closing Date: 28-May-2018
Salary Range: $58,207 - $79,790
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Speech Pathologist AH2 PD.DOCX (Word, 326KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Adrian Burrage
0429 073 175

Position Details

Location: Initial location: Mount Eliza (Bayside Peninsula Area), Ongoing, Full-time

As a speech pathologist with Student Support Services you will be required to work as part of a multidisciplinary Area-based team to build the capabilities of schools to support children and young people to access their education.

You will provide a range of speech pathology supports to school-aged students to improve student learning. You will have highly developed communication, networking and interpersonal skills that enable you to liaise effectively with a range of people in the education community and beyond.

The purpose of Student Support Services is to assist children and young people facing a range of barriers to learning to achieve their educational and developmental potential through the provision of a range of strategies and specialised support at individual, group, school and network levels.

Student Support Services comprise a broad range of professionals including psychologists, speech pathologists, social workers and visiting teachers. Student Support Services staff work as part of an integrated health and wellbeing team within networks of schools, focusing on providing group-based and individual support, workforce capability building, and the provision of specialised services.

Student Support Services (SSS) do vital work in supporting students' health and wellbeing – particularly our most vulnerable students – and SSS are critical to building an excellent education system that reduces the impact of disadvantage.

Supervision and peer support is available within the team.

For further information or details please contact: Adrian Burrage (Team Leader) on 0429 073 175

For more details regarding this position please see attached position description.

Department of Education and Training is committed to diversity. The Department places considerable effort and resources into responding to the needs of staff with a disability.  People from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply for this position. Information about the Department of Education and Training's operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following websites:www.education.vic.gov.au and http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx.

Applications close 28/05/2018

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