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Speech Pathologist - Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

NSW Statewide, NSW



Speech Pathologist

Employment Type
: Permanent Part Time
Position Classification: Speech Pathologist Level 3
Remuneration: $49.28 - $50.93 ph plus super
Hours Per Week: 14
Requisition ID: REQ69297
Number of FTE: 0.37
Orange NSW
Applications Close: 31 Oct 2018 - 11.59pm

About the opportunity
This position represents an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and experienced Speech Pathologist to join the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) team at Orange Health Service. The CAMHS team specialise in the provision of multidisciplinary services to children and adolescents who have emerging, identified or are at risk of major mental health problems.  You will work closely with the multidisciplinary team to deliver speech pathology services to this population both within the inpatient facility and community outpatients.

What we can offer you

  • Country living with a meaningful career path
  • Paid leave entitlements
  • Generous salary packaging options and other fringe benefits
  • Flexible work practices
  • Corporate wellbeing programs, including the Fitness Passport
  • Opportunities for learning and development, including in-house training with RTO My Health Learning
  • Professional growth and accelerated career progression

Where you'll be working

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) – Bloomfield Hospital, a part of the Western NSW Local Health District. For more information on living and working in our beautiful region, visit our website 
Western NSW Health Careers.

What you'll be doing
The Senior Allied Health Professional is an integral part of the multidisciplinary health care team, providing high quality services to patients/ clients of the WNSW Local Health District (WNSWLHD) in order to meet their health and wellbeing needs.

To apply, please address the following Selection Criteria

  1. A bachelor or post graduate degree in Speech Pathology, which provides eligibility for membership of Speech Pathology Australia with the knowledge, skills and experience to meet the requirements of the NSW Health Professionals Award Level 2.
  2. Demonstrated proficient written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  3. Extensive specialist or broad generalist knowledge, clinical proficiency and ability to work with minimal supervision, and collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  4. Ability to effectively prioritise and organise own work / caseload.
  5. Demonstrated commitment to professional development, quality improvement and evidence based practice.
  6. Demonstrated ability to lead planning and evaluation of team activities.
  7. Demonstrated ability to provide and coordinate staff and student supervision.
  8. Unrestricted License to drive in NSW.

Need more information?

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Infectious Diseases

If you are applying for a Category A position, please read and understand NSW Health Policy Directive PD2018_009. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy.


Merit Selection

NSW Health follows a merit-based recruitment and selection process per Policy Directive PD2017_040. To be considered for this position, please ensure you address the selection criteria as thoroughly as possible. For guidance with the application process, please visit:

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Working Visas

Applicants holding a visa with working rights may be considered for temporary appointment (up to the expiry date of their visa) where no suitable applicant for permanent appointment is identified.

Talent Pool

If the selection panel identifies more than one suitable candidate for the role, an eligibility list may be created from which these suitable candidates may be chosen and directly offered employment in other similar roles (permanent and temporary) in the near future.

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