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Speech Pathologist

Summary

  • Fixed-term full-time position available
  • North East Metropolitan Area
  • Competitive remuneration package with salary packaging benefits 

About the organisation

We are a leading community support organization working alongside people to live the life they aspire to, their way, providing a broad range of support in Homelessness, Justice, Disability, Palliative Care, Early Childhood Intervention Services (ECIS), and Early Years and Education service areas. A career with us means you are part of an organisation making a real difference.

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About the role

Be part of an innovative and experienced team to provide specialist support to children and their families. Assist them to achieve their goals and participate in their communities.

The Key Worker works as part of a team in a trans-disciplinary model of service delivery.  The position is responsible for providing specialist support and service provision to children with a disability or developmental delay and their families. They will implement service provision under the National Guidelines on Best Practice for Early Childhood Intervention Services and relevant NDIS guidelines.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Work within a trans-disciplinary team to provide an Early Intervention service focused on child and family goals and priorities delivered within both universal and specialist support services.
  • To utilise skills and knowledge in speech pathology to provide high quality, flexible, family-centred services and a strengths based approach to children with additional needs and their families.
  • The ability to demonstrate speech pathology specific competencies in understanding and analysing the ability of the child in the areas of communication, development of social skills, feeding and assistive technology.
  • Work to fulfil service agreement plan set between MCM and the family. 

Skills & experience include but are not limited to:

  • A tertiary qualification in speech pathology.
  • A sound understanding of current theory and practice in paediatric speech pathology.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a trans-disciplinary team.
  • Experience and demonstrable knowledge in the delivery of services within Early Intervention for children and families following best practice guidelines.
  • Working experience and knowledge in typical and atypical childhood development and strategies to facilitate early childhood development within a range of settings.

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of NDIS.
  • Proficiency in the use of a  client management system.

Download position description for the full duties and key selection criteria.

For enquiries about this role please contact Sally Moore, ECIS Manager via email.

Benefits

We offer a competitive remuneration package including an attractive salary, access to tax-effective salary packaging arrangements and supportive work/life balance provisions. MCM recognises the importance of investing in the training, learning and development of our employees.

How to apply

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Applications should include a current CV, Cover Letter and address the key selection criteria.

Applications to Sally Moore, ECIS Manager via email.

Applications close at 5pm on 27 August 2019. 

As part of MCM’s recruitment and selection process, applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment safety screening checks process. Successful appointment to a position will be subject to, but not limited to, the following checks: National (and International if applicable) Police Check, Victorian Employee Working with Children Check, Right to Work in Australia, current professional registration, and current and valid driver license. All costs associated with safety screening checks with the exception of the National Police Check will be at applicants’ expense.

Our commitment to diversity

At MCM, we embrace differences in gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background, disability, religion and sexual orientation. We know that diversity and inclusion helps us to attract, recruit, engage and retain a team of talented people. If you require specific support to apply for this position, please advise the recruiting manager whose contact details are listed in the advertisement. We will work with you to identify the best way to assist you. 

Our commitment to safety

MCM is committed to the safety of its clients and employees, taking a zero tolerance approach to violence within the workplace and abuse, including child abuse and abuse of people with disability. All employees are required to comply with the Child Safe Standards.

Position details

  • Date posted

    06 August 2019
  • Closing Date

    27 August 2019
  • Location

    North East Metropolitan Area
  • Work type

    Fixed-Term Full Time
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