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Senior Speech Pathologist

KU Children's Services

KU is one of Australia’s most experienced and respected providers of a rage of early education and care services and is expanding its Allied Health Team to enable access to high quality services for both KU children and families and the wider communities in which we work.

KU embraces and supports vulnerable families and those with children with additional needs, in accessing and participating in quality therapy services (including NDIS services).

An exciting opportunity has become available in Maidstone for qualified and experienced Senior Speech Pathologist who is looking to lead a progressive team that aims to provide programs and services that are inclusive.

On offer is a permanent full time position working 8 hours per day, Monday to Friday and accruing one monthly rostered day off (RDO).

The Role

As a member of the Allied Heath Team you will be working directly with children and families to delivery high quality occupational therapy to children and families based in Maidstone. Supported by experienced administrators and reporting directly to the Allied Health Manager, this is a wonderful opportunity to lead a small team to really make a difference in the lives of children.

We are seeking a Senior Speech Pathologist to lead our team in providing support and expertise for families of children from birth with developmental disability or developmental delay.

As a Speech Pathologist, you will have experience working with children with a disability or developmental delay. You will be flexible and able to manage a caseload that is based in KU services, you are able to work in a transdisciplinary team and have knowledge of NDIS.

Furthermore, the scope of your responsibilities will include:

  • liaising with other professionals involved with children receiving speech pathology services where appropriate.
  • referring children receiving speech pathology services to other professionals and/or agencies when necessary, in consultation with families and centre staff.
  • working collaboratively with all members of the KU.
  • developing and maintaining relationships with external services such as Early Intervention Providers, other Allied Health professionals and mainstream educational and community services.
  • administrating initial and review assessments with children and providing written strategies for communication support for the children in the home and centre environments.

To be considered,it is required that you have the following:

  • Tertiary Degree in Speech Pathology or equivalent
  • Eligibility for membership of Speech Pathology Australia
  • AHPRA registration
  • Victorian Working with Children Check

The following is desirable but not essential;

  • Experience providing speech pathology services to children and families
  • Knowledge of NDIS
  • Experience working in a transdisciplinary team

Why join us?

KU has been recognised as a Winner of The Australian Business Awards for Employer of Choice in 2016 - 2020. At KU we want to make your work with us as interesting and rewarding as we possibly can.

The KU Difference:

  • We Reward - We offer sector leading pay and benefits including salary packaging and discounted private health insurance.
  • We Build Careers - We enable and encourage our people to grow and evolve with us
  • We Grow Our People - We provide opportunities to learn, grow and enhance your professional practice through KU’s high quality professional learning program
  • We Offer an Inclusive Culture - We’ve created a diverse and inclusive working culture with a shared vision and common values.

For inquiries, contact Katie Histon, HR Generalist on 02 9268 3919 or via careers@ku.com.au, using the subject line: Senior Speech Pathologists enquiry via EthicalJobs.

To be considered, please click the 'apply now' button to be taken to the application form, have your updated cover letter and CV ready!

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