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Key Worker-Speech Pathologist


  • Plan your own day & join a tight-knit team
  • Western Metropolitan Regions
  • Maximum Term full-time position (parental leave replacement)
About you:

  • You are a qualified Speech Pathologist with sound experience in early intervention for children and families
  • You find satisfaction in helping children thrive and seeing this positive impact on their families
  • You are sensitive to others and know how to connect and talk to a diverse community
  • Your proactive approach will see you deliver the best result for your clients
  • You’re not afraid to think outside the box to focus on being better every day

What you can expect from us and the role:

  • No day is the same – you’ll have variety in your role, running group sessions, centre appointments, community visits, with children aged 0-7 and being part of a school readiness funding team
  • Have autonomy in your role and be able to plan your day-to-day
  • Be part of a team that implements a trauma informed healing orientated approach using strength-based practice
  • Work in a way that recognises and responds to the impact of trauma and traumatic stress on health and wellbeing across the lifespan
  • A unique opportunity to gain exposure to other divisions in our organisation, such as homelessness and justice
  • Report to the Team Leader of a tight-knit but growing team, and also be part of a larger team covering many areas in the north and west of Melbourne
  • You’ll work collaboratively with your OT & Education Specialist colleagues to work towards a common goal
  • Be innovative and have fun. And eat some chocolate & cake on the way!
  • Also at your fingertips is: professional development, salary packaging, free parking, supportive work-life balance practices, and paid parental leave.

For more information on this opportunity please see the Position Description.

About us:

Melbourne City Mission a leading community support organisation 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.

Find out more about us!

How to apply:

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Applications should include a current CV and Cover Letter.

Applications to be sent via the Apply now button which opens an application form on the MCM website.

Applications close on 16 October 2020We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date.

For more details or if you have any issues with the application please email:

If you have any questions about the role, please feel free to contact us at 9102 1602.

Applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment safety screening process as part of the MCM selection process. Appointments to MCM roles will be subject to the following safety screening checks (as applicable to the role): National (and International if applicable) Police Check (which includes Proof of Identity check), Victorian Employee Working with Children Check, Right to Work in Australia, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme Check, current professional registration, and current and valid driver license. All costs associated with safety screening checks (except 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 email

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

    16 September 2020
  • Closing Date

    16 October 2020
  • Location

    Western Metropolitan Regions
  • Work type

    Full-Time Max Term
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