South West - Eaton

Vacancy Number: 2025

Speech Pathologist

About the Role
  • Exciting opportunity for a motivated tertiary qualified Speech Pathologist to join our multidisciplinary team, in the South West.Join an innovative Allied Health organisation providing intervention support services to children, teens and adults with disabilities and other additional needs across Eaton and Bunbury.You will be supported by our team of 2 Physiotherapists, 7 Occupational Therapists and 3 Speech Pathologists.

    You will be responsible for providing direct support to children with disabilities and their families ensuring that they are consulted with effectively and understand the expectations, aims and purpose of therapy support services. You will also develop Individual/Family Service and Support Plans and evaluate these with consultation with families and respond to identified and agreed needs. As a Speech Therapist you will be developing, prescribing and providing ongoing support with Alternative Augmentative Communication (AAC Speech processes and speech clarity support, Auditory comprehension therapy, Expressive language therapy, Learning to express and understand emotions, feelings and social behaviour, Voice quality and volume therapy, Swallowing assessments and exercises, Therapy for Apraxia, Aphasia and Dysarthria and Literacy skills support.
Experience & Skills
  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Speech Pathology
  • Current registration with Speech Pathology Australia
  • A sound understanding of current theory and practice in the professional’s discipline
  • Demonstrated understanding of the philosophy of inclusion and associated practice
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current Disability theory and practice, including cross cultural perspectives
  • Knowledge of Disabilities and practical strategies to facilitate independence and development
  • Capacity building approaches that utilise collaboration, reflective, routine based and strength based practice
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to develop and maintain collaborative partnerships with families, other professionals and the community
  • Hold a curent Western Australian drivers licence, national Police Clearance and Working With Children Checks
What's on Offer
  • Permanent position full time, with part time considered
  • Attractive remuneration package of between $60 000- $79 999 dependent upon skills and experience
  • 9.5% superannuaFlexible tion
  • Supportive leadership team, flexible work environment and professional development opportunities.
Practice Type Private Practice
Full Time / Part Time Full time
Map of South West

South West

The South West region of Western Australia offers great diversity, with beautiful coastal environments adjacent to ancient forests.

The South West region includes the major cities of Mandurah (population 67,000), Bunbury (population 60,000) and Busselton (population 31,000), with other towns including Collie, Manjimup, Harvey, Bridgetown and the well-known wine-growing centre of Margaret River.

The region is well-serviced by doctors and specialists and includes the major health centres in Mandurah (Peel Health Campus) and Bunbury (South West Health Campus). 
 
The South West is popular as a holiday destination with coastal town populations swelling over the summer holiday periods and the inland areas being popular camping and adventure activity destinations.