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Careers | The Benevolent Society

Speech Pathologist

  • New Graduate or Experienced Speech Pathologist opportunity based in Port Macquarie & Mid North Coast 
  • $88k - $105k + Salary Packaging + meals & entertainment card
  • Flexible Friendly organisation, WFH & part time options available

We are Australia’s oldest charity, providing a range of services across New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia. We are a not-for-profit and non-religious organisation that has assisted people, families and communities to achieve positive change since 1813.The Benevolent Society’s vision is for a just society where all Australians can live their best life! 

Your new role 

As a passionate Speech Pathologist, you will be welcomed into our multi-disciplinary disability services team. You will work collaboratively within our team with full support and supervision from our Senior Practitioners and other Allied Health Professionals to ensure you are set-up to deliver high-quality, evidence based, client-centred services. Our services are offered flexibly either in client homes, community settings or in our clinic space. You will have the opportunity to work with a wide range of clients from geriatric to paediatric with varying degrees of disabilities. 

Duties 

  • Provide high quality, culturally appropriate assessment and interventions to people with with a disability who have language, literacy, voice and specific eating, drinking or total communication needs
  • Create treatment and therapy plans to suit the individualised needs of our diverse range of clients
  • Implement appropriate evidence based services that meet the needs of clients according to the goals and within the allocated hours of their NDIS plan
  • Participate in support planning processes for clients to deliver coordinated, effective, service provision that meets the needs of the clients
  • Liaise with relevant persons in client’s environment e.g. family members, carers etc. regarding implications and management of eating, drinking or communication needs
  • Opportunity to develop session plans for Allied Health Assistant's

Skills and Experience 

  • Currently registered with Speech Pathology Australia
  • Current driver's license (cars provided)
  • Passionate about supporting people with a disability to achieve their goals
  • Honest and who carry out their role with integrity and demonstrate genuine respect for all people regardless of their disability, culture, age, gender, sexual orientation
  • Experienced in applying evidence-based practice frameworks to assess, plan, deliver and evaluate clinical supports
  • Able to work in a flexible, person-centred and strengths based way across a diverse range of settings to meet client needs
  • Willing to contribute to and develop their professional skills through our internal practice communities

Our Benefits 

  • Clinical Supervision - regular clinical supervision and support from our senior Speech Pathologist to support you to deliver high quality, evidence based services
  • Professional development - monthly Communities of Practice, and ongoing learning & development opportunities
  • Multi-disciplinary team - OTs, Speech Pathologists, Behaviour Support Practitioners, Psychologists & Support Coordinators 
  • Salary Benefits - In addition to your salary you can package up to $15,900 pa pre tax and benefit from a $2,650 meals and entertainment card + discount program and package vehicles!
  • Work/Life Balance - Flexible work arrangements including part time hours  + laptop & phone provided to work remotely + 1 accrued day off a month for full time employees
  • Recognition and Reward - Length of Service rewards + long service leave after 5 years
  • Wellness-  Fitness passport + Employee Assistance Program +  opportunity to purchase additional leave

Apply today! 

 Contact Faz on 0401 675 408 for a friendly confidential discussion.

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TBS is committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce that reflects the communities and people we support and advocate for. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people of all ages, identity and abilities. We pride ourselves on being a client and child safe organisation and as such all our staff and volunteers go through security screening relevant to the role. The Benevolent Society supports vaccination as the best way to keep our clients, communities, volunteers and employees safe from COVID-19. Vaccination for COVID-19 is a condition of employment and volunteering.