Speech Pathologist -Whyalla Restorative Care & Clinical Services

Speech Pathology SA
  • Flinders and Upper North Local Health Network, Whyalla
  • Salary: $86,950 - $100,729 p.a - Ongoing Full Time - AHP2


The Rehabilitation speech pathologist applies clinical experience, increasingly generalist and/or specialist clinical knowledge and professional competence to plan, implement and evaluate a comprehensive and integrated range of services, appropriate to the needs of the local community. The Rehabilitation speech pathologist works under reduced clinical direction and may contribute to the clinical supervision of less experienced allied health professionals, allied health assistants, and students. As a member of a multi-professional team, including health professionals and service providers from other sectors, the rehabilitation speech pathologist utilises a combination of preventative, early intervention, treatment/therapy and evaluation approaches.

Must hold a recognised qualification within The Speech Pathology profession and be eligible for practicing membership of the relevant Professional Association. For those professions requiring Registration, all requirements to obtain and maintain current registration must be fulfilled. For self-regulated professions it is desirable to participate in the professional association accredited continuing professional development program.

When you join our dynamic workforce, you will escape the hustle and bustle of city life and be able to take advantage of the endless possibilities for adventure relaxation, recreation, and sightseeing. In The Flinders and Upper North Local Health Network, you can experience cultural diversity, outback locations, and regional city conveniences, whilst working in innovative roles to improve the community's health outcomes and wellbeing.

Living in Whyalla offers great weather with 300 days of sunshine a year, great beaches, and a huge variety of sports and outdoor activities to suit everyone. Whyalla is perfectly located on the Eyre peninsula and offers a doorway to many other tourist locations within 2.5 hour's drive to Port Lincoln and beyond, or a short 45-minute drive to the base of the Flinders Ranges -

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Come and care for up to 45,000 people living north from the Spencer Golf to the Northern Territory, within the Allied Health space.

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Access to:
  • the Rural Support Service Transition to Professional Practice Program
  • a generous professional development allowance through the CAHCEP+ program
  • accommodation for up to three months included (subject to availability)
  • to regular supervision as per the SA Health Allied Health Clinical Supervision Framework

Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunization requirements.


  • DHS Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • DHS National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Worker Check
  • National Police Certificate (NPC) for employment involving unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups required for this position (E.g. aged care employment or work involving vulnerable clients)
  • DHS Aged Care Sector Employment Screening required for this position

Immunisation Risk for this position is - Category A

SA Health Services are required to implement the Addressing vaccine-preventable disease: Occupational Assessment, screening and Vaccination policy in the workplace.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref: 849715

Name: Esther Telfer, Title: Restorative Care Team Leader Whyalla
Phone: 8644 5113 E-mail: [email protected]

Application Closing Date
Tuesday 5th December 2023 - 11.55 PM