Three positions available; 2FTE AHP1 in Port Pirie up to 30 October 2021; 1FTE AHP2 in Kadina up to 30 October 2021.
The Speech Pathologist applies clinical experience, increasingly generalist and / or specialist clinical knowledge and professional competence to plan, implement and evaluate a comprehensive and integrated range of services, appropriate to the needs of the local community. The Speech Pathologist works under reduced clinical direction, and may contribute to the clinical supervision of less experienced allied health professionals, allied health assistants and students. As a member of a multi-professional team, including health professionals and service providers from other sectors, the Speech Pathologist utilises a combination of preventative, early intervention, treatment / therapy and evaluation approaches.
You will deliver Speech Therapy services to children aged 0-8 years as part of a multi-disciplinary team as well as an adult caseload. You will be required to manage and prioritize a caseload of clients as directed by the organisational, clinical and financial priorities, and will understand the complex needs of children with disability and the NDIS administrative requirements
Must hold a recognised qualification within the Speech Pathology profession, and be eligible for practicing membership of the Speech Pathology Association of Australia. For self-regulated professions, it is desirable to participate in the professional association accredited CPD program.
Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Screening/Check and specific immunisation requirements.
Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).
Yorke and Northern LHN welcomes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and values the expertise, cultural knowledge and life experiences they bring to the workplace. Yorke and Northern LHN is a culturally inclusive work environment that is respectful of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture.
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.