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Speech Pathology SA

Regional Speech Pathologist - Port Augusta or Whyalla

  • Flinders and Upper North Local Health Network, Port Augusta or Whyalla
  • Salary: $67,466 - $100,729 p.a - Ongoing Full Time - AHP1/2
Overview
Under the direct supervision of the Regional Senior Speech Pathologist/s, the Speech Pathologist (AHP1) will contribute to the delivery of a comprehensive and integrated range of health services, appropriate to the needs of the local community. To achieve this, the Speech Pathologist works as a member of a multi- professional team, including health professionals and service providers from other sectors, and utilises a combination of preventative, early intervention, treatment/therapy and evaluation approaches.
The Speech Pathologist (AHP2) 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 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 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 Speech Pathology Australia. 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.
Port Augusta is located 3 hours drive north of Adelaide at the top of the Spencer Gulf. Often known as the "Crossroads of Australia", the junction of 3 major highways. A good-sized country town with real estate opportunities, plenty of shopping facilities, outdoor activities, local cinemas and many eateries. Walking trails, fishing opportunities, natural wonders and heritage sites to explore.
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 hours drive to Port Lincoln and beyond, or a short 45-minute drive to the base of the Flinders Ranges - https://www.whyalla.com/.
Meet our multidisciplinary team in Allied Health
Come and care for up to 45,000 people living north from the Spencer Golf to the Northern Territory, within the Allied Health space.
For information about Relocation Support working for SA Health can be found here.
Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.
Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunisation requirements.
Check(s)

  • 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)


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: 856703


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Enquiries
Name: Teresa Badenoch
Title: Acting Regional Team Leader - Clinical Services
Phone: 8648 8327
E-mail: [email protected]


Application Closing Date
Wednesday 7th February 2024 - 11.55PM