Speech Pathologist(Level 1/2)-Paediatrics(Liverpool Hospital)-Perm F/T

NSW Statewide, NSW

Permanent Full Time

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Speech Pathologist

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Speech Pathologist Level 1/2
Remuneration: $62,702 - $90,843 Per Annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ64184

Please note: To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.

An excellent opportunity is available for a motivated and talented speech pathologist to join the Liverpool Hospital Speech Pathology Department working in the paediatric team. The position will work with children with a variety of predominantly communication and also feeding difficulties.


South Western Sydney is an exciting, interesting and dynamic place to live and work. South Western Sydney is home to a mixture of metropolitan and rural communities which is culturally diverse. South Western Sydney has a very significant Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community, especially in Campbelltown, Wollondilly, Camden, Wingecarribee and Liverpool.​


Transforming Your Experience is SWSLHDs key strategy to positively transform how our patients, consumers, staff and communities experience our organisation and services. Our vision is that our care is always safe, high quality and personalised and all our staff are supported and empowered to achieve their full potential. SWSLHD upholds the CORE Values – Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment. The Transforming Your Experience Strategy provides us with a clear direction for working together to deliver safe and high quality health services and build the health of our communities – now and into the future.


Equal Employment Opportunity:


South Western Sydney Local Health District is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply for all internal and externally advertised positions. If you require assistance, please advise the contact person at the time of your application.


Where you'll be working:


Liverpool Hospital is the major health service for South Western Sydney providing services to the local government area of Liverpool City Council as well as district services to residents and visitors in the area. It also provides a range of statewide services in areas such as critical care and trauma, neonatal intensive care and brain injury rehabilitation.


Liverpool City and South Western Sydney is home to people from diverse cultures, religions and languages, making our community vibrant and exciting. We are situated in one of the fastest-growing regions in Australia and sit within an education and health precinct which includes the Ingham Institute of Applied Medical Research, a Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre, the Clinical Schools of the University of NSW and University of Western Sydney, Sydney South West.


What you'll be doing:
 
To provide a high quality speech pathology service to patients/clients and their carers to ensure optimal health outcomes. This encompasses ensuring effective and efficient assessment and intervention in a multidisciplinary setting. The speech pathologist is also responsible for undertaking designated non-clinical tasks to support service delivery including clinical supervision, quality improvement activities and administrative tasks.
 
Selection Criteria:
  • Demonstrated clinical knowledge, post graduate experience and skills in the assessment and management of paediatric clients with a variety of predominantly communication and also feeding difficulties.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in working with clients from a culturally and linguistically diverse background.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Knowledge of and the demonstrated ability to implement the quality improvement process.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, computer literacy and time management.
  • Demonstrated commitment to continued professional development and commitment to evidence based practice.
  • Current unrestricted Australian drivers licence (P2 Licence Acceptable) subject to obtaining NSW drivers licence within 3 months of appointment.


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For role related queries or questions contact Tia Croft on 0422 007 995 or email Tia.Croft@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 16/09/2018

Interview Date Range: 17/09/2018 - 21/09/2018