Speech Pathologist
REQ117841 Requisition #
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Employment Type: Temporary Full Time (up to 10th June 2020)
Position Classification: Speech Pathologist Level 1 and Level 2
Remuneration: $31.62 - $45.81 per hour
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ117841

Where you'll be working
Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) is responsible for providing primary and secondary health care for people living in the Auburn, Blacktown, and The Hills Shire, Holroyd and Parramatta Local Government Areas (LGAs) and tertiary care to residents of the Greater Western Region. We are committed to our vision of 'better health services for the people of western Sydney and beyond' and to the delivery of health care or related services in line with our core values of collaboration, openness, respect and empowerment.

What you'll be doing
To provide high level assessment and treatment of communication & swallowing disorders to patients within all relevant services.


People with disabilities who meet the selection criteria are encouraged to apply; and where required, WSLHD will implement reasonable adjustment consistent with industry standard.

Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal job applicants by providing information about applying for roles in NSW Health organisations. For more information, please visit: http://www.steppingup.health.nsw.gov.au/ Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Westmead hospital car parking allocation model is changing. There is a waitlist for parking for new staff commencing at Westmead Hospital. This does not apply for staff with disability.

Please note: A person who is not an Australian citizen or a permanent resident is only eligible for temporary employment for a period not longer than the duration of their current visa or a period not shorter than the duration of the advertised position.


Essential Criteria:

Vaccination: Category A
Checks: National Police Check and Working with Children Check
Qualification: Tertiary qualification in Speech Pathology
Registration: Eligible for practicing membership of Speech Pathology Australia 


Selection Criteria:

  1. Demonstrated experience in the management of adults with acquired swallowing disorders, and experience in the administration of objective swallowing assessment procedures.
  2. Demonstrated experience in the management of adults with acquired communication impairments.
  3. Demonstrate excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  4. Demonstrated excellent time management and organisational skills.
  5. Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of Evidence Based Practice, commitment to professional development and experience in quality management or research.
  6. Current Drivers Licence valid within Australia

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For role related queries or questions contact Alison Battin on 0434 329 706.

Applications Close: 26th July 2019                 

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