Speech Pathologist
REQ135577 Requisition #

Enjoy a rich, beautiful life in the regional city of Orange NSW in this role based at Orange Health Service within the Speech Pathology Department.


Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Speech Pathologist Lvl 5
Remuneration: $116,965.00 - $119,890.00 pa plus super
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ135577

Number of FTE: 1.00
Orange NSW
Applications Close: 21 Nov 2019 - 11.59pm

About the opportunity


This role is an opportunity to lead the Speech Pathology Department at Orange Health service; contributing to enhanced health and wellbeing for our consumers, promoting a culture of safety and producing evidence- based, innovative and responsive Models of Care.


To provide a high quality clinical service to people in Western NSW Local Health District. 

What we can offer you
  • Country living with a meaningful career path
  • Paid leave entitlements
  • Relevant allowances as per the relevant Award
  • Monthly ADOs for full time staff
  • Generous salary packaging options and other fringe benefits
  • Flexible work practices
  • Corporate wellbeing programs, including the Fitness Passport
  • Opportunities for learning and development, including in-house training with My Health Learning and the NSW Health RTO
  • Professional growth and accelerated career progression
Where you'll be working

This position will be based at Orange Health Service, a part of the Western NSW Local Health District. 

For more information on living and working in our beautiful region, visit our website Western NSW Health Careers.

To apply for this position, please address the following Selection Criteria

  1. A bachelor or post graduate degree in Speech Pathology which provides eligibility for membership of Speech Pathology Australia. Knowledge, skills and experience to meet the requirements of the NSW Health Professionals Award Level 2.
  2. Demonstrated highly proficient written, verbal, interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  3. Demonstrated ability to take a leadership role in developing and maintaining a strong multidisciplinary team.
  4. Proven ability to effectively prioritise and organise own work/caseload and facilitate this in team members, also a current license to drive in NSW. 
  5. Demonstrated ability to successfully complete quality improvements projects and lead implementation of evidence based practice.
  6. Demonstrated ability in managing team resources effectively.
  7. Demonstrated leadership capability and ability to lead a team.
  8. Demonstrated ability to work independently and to develop and implement innovative solutions.

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Help with your application


To be considered for this position, please ensure you address the selection criteria as thoroughly as possible. For guidance with the application process, please visit our website page.


Talent pool

If the selection panel identifies a surplus of suitable candidates for the role, an eligibility list may be created where candidates may be offered casual, permanent or temporary full-time or part-time positions within the next 12 months.

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Infectious Diseases

If you are applying for a Category A position, please read and understand NSW Health Policy Directive PD2018_009. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy.

Stepping Up – Close the Gap

The Stepping Up website aims to assist Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander applicants understand how to apply for roles with NSW Health by clarifying the recruitment and onboarding process. For more information, please visit the Stepping Up website.

Targeted role

This is a targeted position in accordance with GSE Rule 26: Employment of eligible persons. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to suitable Aboriginal applicants in order to improve access to employment and career opportunities. Aboriginal applicants will be required to demonstrate Aboriginality in addition to addressing the selection criteria. Applicants can upload their Confirmation of Aboriginality as an attachment to their application.

Working visas

Applicants holding a visa with working rights may be considered for temporary appointment (up to the expiry date of their visa) where no suitable applicant for permanent appointment is identified.

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