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Creating brighter futures for children and their families

Speech Pathologist

  • 503391
  • Epping, NSW, Australia
  • Full Time

Be part of an exciting time with Early Start Australia and work for a growing organisation committed to making a real difference to the everyday lives of children and their families.

Early Start Australia is a national multidisciplinary allied health organisation committed to delivering evidence-based early intervention and therapy services to children and their families. As an organisation Early Start Australia prioritises building a fantastic team culture and working with children and their families to make a real difference to everyday lives of our clients.

The opportunity:

We are seeking a Speech Pathologist Team Leader to lead our talented team delivering services in our fantastic Epping, NSW clinic. Our Speech Pathologists support clients in all areas of communication including reading, writing, speech, language, signs, symbols and gestures, eating and swallowing.

What will you be doing:

Reporting to the Practice Principal you will manage a team of Speech Pathologists within a multidisciplinary team. You will retain a small mixed caseload of your own to ensure currency in clinical skills and profession. You will also take an active role in supporting the Practice Principal to develop and improve the scope and quality of therapy services and play an important role in client engagement..

In this role you will:

  • Complete clinical duties including assessments, develop tailored therapy programs and provide direct and indirect therapy interventions
  • Work closely with key stakeholders providing information, education and support
  • Have direct line management responsibility for a team of Speech Therapists
  • Provide clinical supervision to team members and run group supervision and discipline specific meetings
  • Engage in national professional development opportunities
  • Assist staff with case management, time management and workload organisation
  • Work with your team on development of clinic resources
  • Be involved in client and community engagement activities

What you need to join:

  • Compliance – National Police Check, Working with Children check, NDIS Workers Screening check, Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate, First Aid Certificate, Driver’s License & Vehicle.
  • Relevant qualifications and SPA Membership
  • Experience working with children and/or disability and confidence in your role with children and their parents.
  • Diverse communication skills, effective time management and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities within a team
  • People and service management experience (desirable)

What we can offer you:

We are happy to discuss the benefits of joining our team of therapists who truly value collaborative working relationships and place client care as our first priority. We love being part of a national organisation offering flexible working hours and on-going employment.

Where to from here:

We would love to hear from you so please click Apply Now or contact Yasmin on 0448292560 to request a position description for the role.

Early Start Australia places a high priority on the principles of respect, equity, and diversity. As an employer of choice, we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities. 

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