Speech Pathologist
REQ128075 Requisition #

Sydney Children's Hospitals Network is the largest paediatric health care entity in Australia. We care for thousands of children each year in our hospitals and in their homes — with one purpose in mind — to help young people live their healthiest lives.

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Speech Pathologist Lvl 3
Remuneration: 100151 - 103503 per annum 
Hours Per Week: 38
Location: Randwick 
Requisition ID: REQ128075

A new permanent -full time targeted Aboriginal Speech Pathology position is available at Sydney Children's Hospital Randwick. The speech pathology department at SCH has been offering an Aboriginal specific speech pathology service to the local Aboriginal Community for over 11 years, aiming to deliver a flexible, accessible, and culturally appropriate service. This new Aboriginal targeted position will continue to support and enhance the existing SCH speech pathology service as well as to develop the Aboriginal specific speech pathology service at Children's Hospital Westmead. Teaching and training and the supervision of junior staff and speech pathology students is an expectation of this role. The speech pathology department at SCH is a large dynamic team with a special interest in equity of access to healthcare and evidence based practice.

What you'll be doing
The primary purpose of the position is to provide a comprehensive Speech Pathology service to children, young people and their families, who have been referred from the relevant clinical area.  This includes the provision of assessment, management, and advocacy.  The Speech Pathologist is an integral part of the multi-disciplinary team and will be required to participate in clinical, educational and administrative activities that are required to provide an efficient and effective Speech Pathology service.  This position may have a clinical, education or management focus and may have elements of all three.

SCHN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Indigenous Australians, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. 


As this is a “Category A” position, please refer to the Application Guide for vaccination requirements.


This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children’s Guardian.  For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children’s Guardian Website https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/

Being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational qualification for this position as described under Section 14 (d) of the Anti-Discrimination Act, 1977 (NSW).

 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. We recognise the value of Aboriginal staff providing health care to Aboriginal children and families that access the services we provide at the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network. Aboriginal job applicants are encouraged to visit the NSW Health Aboriginal Recruitment tool, Stepping Up to assist in preparing your application.


Please note: To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.


Need more information?
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For role related queries or questions contact Melissa Parkin on melissa.parkin@health.nsw.gov.au

For technical support please contact the customer service team on 1300 679 367 and select option 9.

Applications Close: 24/09/2019

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