Pediatric Speech Pathologist - South

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Work type: Full - Time (Auto), Part - Time (Auto)
Location: Southern Melbourne
Categories: Speech Pathologist

Paediatric Speech Pathologist [Grade 2]

Location:                 South (Endeavour Hills, Narre Warren)
Vacancy Type:         Permanent Part-time/ Full-Time
Job reference:         494311

Salary Range:         $82,894.01 - $101,506.63 (depends on experience) + superannuation + salary packaging

Are you an established Speech Pathologist seeking a fulfilling, flexible new role? Could you provide exceptional support for Yooralla’s clilents to achieve their goals, do you like working as part of a multidisciplinary team and do you share our values? Then, why not join the passionate Yooralla allied health team?

A therapy role with Yooralla offers:

  • The opportunity to support children and young people with a disability to achieve their goals and live the life they choose.
  • Excellent formal and informal professional development opportunities – including opportunities to develop clinical, administration and management/leadership skills; a generous professional development allowance and paid study leave.
  • Communities of practice to support professional networking and development – you’ll be working with the support of a large, multidisciplinary/transdisciplinary team of therapists, with structured ongoing clinical supervision from Senior Clinicians.
  • A supportive employer who understands the need for work/life balance and flexibility in your workplace (including flexibility in hours and location of work). Our allied health positions can be undertaken full-time or part-time, and we will support you to balance your lifestyle goals with providing excellent care to our clients.
  • Administration and logistical support - including administrative staff and team leaders to assist with intake, NDIS coordination and billing.
  • A competitive salary, including salary packaging, and generous paid leave entitlements for personal, caring or parental purposes (15 days personal and/or carer’s leave and 12 week’s primary carer parental leave).

About the role

Yooralla has multiple vacancies in Endeavour Hills, Narre Warren for passionate, positive relationship builder, with experience working with a transdisciplinary/multidisciplinary team model to join our team as a permanent, full-time or part-time, Paediatric Speech Pathologist. This fulfilling role will provide best practice, evidence-based speech pathology services across the scope of practice to children with a disability to achieve their goals and live the life they choose.

Your working days may involve:

  • delivering therapy in people's homes, educational settings or in the community; aimed at maximising a person’s functional skills and participation as well as promoting physical health and wellbeing
  • communication skills and/or mealtime safety and promoting overall health and wellbeing.
  • working part of an interdisciplinary team of Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Psychologists
  • providing indirect client service/family coordination to support client goals.

About You

You’ll be an established and enthusiastic Speech Pathologist with a tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline, be a member of Speech Pathology Australia (SPA), have good interpersonal skills, and ability to engage people with a disability, motivate them and build their capability. You’ll have an ability to work in partnership with children with a disability to set and achieve goals, and to work collaboratively with the person’s supports, including their families.

To be successful in this role you’ll share Yooralla’s values and have:

  • experience working within a transdisciplinary/multidisciplinary team model
  • the ability to build positive relationships with clients and their families
  • the opportunity to build on your clinical practice – including the ability to self-reflect and a focus on developing clinical skills in areas you’re not familiar with
  • care for the work you do and for the people you work with
  • competency in a variety of IT platforms, particularly client management systems
  • good verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • an Australian driver’s licence and own vehicle, and a willingness to travel across southern suburbs as required


Appointment is subject to pre-employment checks including the NDIS Worker Screening Check, Inherent Position Requirements Employee Declaration, Working with Children’s Check, Reference Checks, Speech Pathology Australia membership, etc.

Sound like you? Apply Now!

Vacancy contact

To find out more about this role or working at Yooralla, please contact Aurellia Bion, Acting Manager - Allied Health Therapy, South on 0436 640 188 or Aurellia.Bion@yooralla.com.au

For any other queries regarding Allied Health Services at Yooralla, please contact Kylie Bowden, Director Allied Health on kylie.bowden@yooralla.com.au

More information about working with Yooralla

At Yooralla, you’ll work at Victoria’s most established and recognised for purpose disability service provider with more than 100 years of experience offering high quality support services to people with disability. We work in partnership with adults and children, their families and carers to enable them to live the lives they choose. Find out more about what we do.

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 people with disability, LGBTQIA+ and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islands People to apply.

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