Closes: 31 January 2021
Classification: Health Professional Level 2/3
Salary: $66,988 - $99,687 (up to $104,631 on achieving a personal upgrade) plus superannuation
Position No: 38928, several
Contact Officer: Tania Piper on email@example.com or 0466 852 573
Details: Speech Language Pathologists -
Join ACT Education as a Speech Language Pathologist and enjoy a career making a difference within our Education system for students with additional speech, language, communication and/or mealtime needs. We are continuing to build our team and have positions suitable for speech pathologists with a range of years of experience. Permanent and temporary full and part-time positions are available.
Speech Language Pathologists – Network Student Engagement Teams
As a Speech Language Pathologist in the ACT Education Directorate you will help in developing and delivering teacher training, support programs and best practice adjustments and intervention for students who have a range of learning difficulties and disabilities.
Apart from the improved lifestyle that comes from living in Canberra, the world’s most liveable city, your speech pathology career will also benefit from a move to the ACT Education Directorate.
Be part of the continued growth of Allied Health School Support Services
Our Directorates’ Allied Health Team (including speech pathologists, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, psychologists, and social workers) has continued to grow over recent years which shows how much our work is valued by our school communities and our Directorate.
The ACT has a landmark strategic plan for the next decade in ACT Education and we’d like you to be a part of it. We call it the Future of Education and at its core are the following key principles:
Be rewarded now and into your future
The current Health Professionals Enterprise Agreement continues to support speech pathologists in providing high-quality services in our Education Directorate. The Agreement includes a range of excellent work and leave conditions including flex time arrangements and attractive renumeration.
Outside of the school support role there are even more benefits to moving your speech pathology career to Canberra.
Even more benefits to working for us
With Canberra being one of the fastest growing areas in Australia the ACT needs more speech language pathologists now and into the future. This growth presents more opportunities to speech language pathologists within our unique Directorate:
Your skills and experience
Qualifications and demonstrated experience as a speech pathologist working with students with disability, learning difficulties, complex needs and/or trauma background. If you are an early career Speech Pathologist these opportunities may also interest you as we have opportunities for you to tailor and monitor programs run by Allied Health Assistants, to conduct direct therapy with our highest priority students and to develop your areas of interest through mentoring and support from experienced SLPs.
Demonstrated ability to develop and implement inclusive and evidence-based speech, language, communication and/or mealtime supports to engage and improve educational outcomes for a diverse range of students.
Proven capacity to work as part of a team and the ability to use own initiative and to work independently.
Consistently model and demonstrate the ACT Government Respect, Equity and Diversity Framework and lead safe work practices that are in accordance with Cultural Integrity and the Directorate’s Work Health and Safety policies, procedures and roles and responsibilities.
Note: There are several permanent, and temporary with the possibility extension and/or permanency positions available. Positions will be filled at either the HPO2 or HPO3 level, dependent on the skills and experience of the successful applicant. Part-time hours will be considered, and the full-time salary noted above will be pro-rata. Positions are based in Canberra, but relocation costs can be reimbursed in accordance with the Health Professionals Enterprise Agreement 2018-2021. An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only. For further information regarding this position applicants are encouraged to phone the Contact Officer. Applications would be assessed on a fortnightly basis and interviews offered accordingly.
Flexibility During Uncertain Times:
How to Apply: Please provide your curriculum vitae and response to the Selection Criteria. Responses to the Selection Criteria should be a maximum of four pages font size 11.
Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.