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Paediatric Speech Pathologist

Apply now Job no: 493611
Work type: Full - Time (Auto)
Location: Melbourne CBD, Southern Melbourne
Categories: Speech Pathologist
Position Description

Speech Pathologist – Grade 2


About Us

Are you an Speech Pathologist seeking a fulfilling, flexible new role? Could you provide exceptional support for Yooralla's customers to achieve their goals and do you share our values? Then why not join the passionate Yooralla allied health or specialist behaviour support team?
For a limited time, Yooralla is offering financial bonuses to any established allied health professional (grade two and above), registered psychologist or established specialist behaviour support practitioner who joins our experienced, supportive team. This role is eligible.

You will receive a $1,500 (gross) bonus paid on commencement of your employment in an eligible role with Yooralla, and you'll receive a further $1,500 (gross) on successful completion of your six-month probation. If you're referred to us by a current Yooralla Allied Services or Specialist Behaviour Support employee, then the person who referred you will also receive $1,500 (gross) as a thank you for referring you. 

This applies to all applications for eligible roles received by 31 January 2022. 

At Yooralla, we believe that exceptional customer service starts with employees who love what they do.  Our people are committed to supporting people with disabilities to live the life they choose and obtaining the best possible outcomes for our customers. We have played an active role in improving public awareness and progressing the nature of disability support in Australia for 100 years.

About the Role

We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Speech Pathologist to join our dynamic our multi-disciplinary team. This is a fantastic opportunity for a dedicated professional who is passionate about the right of every person, irrespective of age, gender, financial circumstance or level of disability, to access high-quality services that will support them to achieve their goals.

You will be part of an engaging and supportive team with specialist skill sets within the organization. The leadership team will provide continuous learning and development opportunities for you to build a long term career with Yooralla.

This role ensures customer/family centred practice across the lifespan, providing therapy service to support children and adults with a disability to pursue the lifestyle of their choice, maximise their functional skills and promote physical health and well-being.

About You:

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Masters/Bachelor of Allied Health (Speech Pathology)
  • SPA Membership
  • Ability to obtain a NDIS Worker Screening Check clearance prior to your commencement
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Full Australian Driver’s Licence and own vehicle
  • Experience working with people with disabilities with complex needs
  • Experience working in a trans or multi-disciplinary team
  • Demonstrate positive working relationships with customers/participants, their families, all divisions of Yooralla and the broader sector that enhance quality outcomes for people with a disability
  • Deliver high standards of performance and customer satisfaction that helps to promote
    the service
  • Use practice frameworks that ensure the involvement at each decision making point for customers/participants, families and significant others as applicable

Working with Yooralla

We employ individuals dedicated to providing quality, sustainable and flexible services, that uphold human rights and create opportunities, empowering individuals to live the life they choose. Yooralla has a long history of working to build a world where people with disability are equal citizens.

We offer

  • An attractive remuneration package with excellent salary packaging tax benefits
  • Flexible working hours
  • A rewarding career in a growing service sector
  • Supportive team environment
  • The opportunity to work alongside and empower people with disability to reach their maximum potential
  • Ongoing training, team support and professional development

For further information please contact Debbie Deshayes on

Please visit our website to access a copy of the position description and to apply for this vacancy.

We believe in diversity, inclusion and equality and are committed to ensuring that our workplaces are a reflection of the Victorian community. We recognise the benefits that diversity and inclusion brings, and in turn encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies. We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with a disability to apply.

Appointments are subject to one or more of the following forms of pre-employment safety screening such as NDIS Worker Screening Check, Inherent Position Requirements Employee Declaration, Working with Children Check,  Reference Checks, Disqualified Carer Check and AHPRA Registration Check. This role is only available to Australian Residents or to those who hold the right to work in Australia. We are committed to child safe standards and Yooralla is an equal opportunity employer.

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