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Speech Pathologist - Broken Hill

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  • Full-time Speech Pathologist role based in Broken Hill
  • $92k - $105k Inc. of Super + Salary Packaging + Relocation Assistance Available + Meals & Entertainment Card
  • Flexible Friendly organisation, Hybrid work options available

Are you ready to make a profound impact as a Speech Pathologist?

Our Organisation

The Benevolent Society’s vision is to build a just society where all Australians can live their best life. For more than 200 years we have supported people at the margins of society: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians; children, young people, and their families; older people; carers and people with disability. We are an independent, non-religious service provider which supports people to live life their way.

As part of The Benevolent Society vision, we are strongly committed to reconciliation with our First Nations people of Australia. We remain steadfast in our commitment to promoting the economic, political, and social inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Your New Role

As a member of our dynamic team in Broken Hill, NSW, you'll play a pivotal role in helping individuals with communication and swallowing needs. You'll work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team, ensuring that our clients receive the highest quality, evidence-based interventions tailored to their unique requirements. Whether you're working directly with clients in their homes, community settings, or at our office, you'll be at the forefront of delivering client-centred services.

Nestled in the vibrant heart of Broken Hill, NSW, our location offers you a unique and enriching environment. Explore a diverse and rich cultural heritage while providing essential services to our clients with disabilities. Experience the serene outback landscapes and become part of a close-knit community that values your contributions. Join us in this outback oasis and create an impact in a place like no other.

Duties

As a Speech Pathologist, you will:

  • Provide high quality, culturally appropriate assessment and interventions to people with a disability who have language, literacy, voice and specific eating, drinking or total communication needs
  • Create treatment and therapy plans to suit the individualised needs of our diverse range of clients
  • Implement appropriate evidence based services that meet the needs of clients according to the goals and within the allocated hours of their NDIS plan
  • Participate in support planning processes for clients to deliver coordinated, effective, service provision that meets the needs of the clients
  • Liaise with relevant persons in client’s environment e.g. family members, carers etc. regarding implications and management of eating, drinking, etc.

Our Benefits

We support people to live their best life. That includes you, our employee. A ‘best life’ is unique to everyone and can change as life changes. Here are a few things you might be interested in:

  • Salary Benefits - You can package up to $15,900 pa of you pre-tax salary to pay for everyday expenses before income tax is calculated, meaning you take home even more pay!
  • Motor Vehicle Packaging Options – to suit your lifestyle.
  • Work/Life Balance - Flexible work arrangements including hybrid home/office work arrangements, 1 accrued day off a month for full time employees (that’s an extra 12 days off per year!).
  • Recognition and Reward – Sector competitive remuneration, various recognition programs and access to long service leave after 5 years
  • Wellness - Fitness passport + Employee Assistance Program + opportunity to purchase additional leave.
  • Professional development – Monthly communities of practice + We tailor career development opportunities to all employees and volunteers for career enrichment, fulfilment, and growth.
  • Our Reconciliation Commitment – a First Nations employees are entitled up to 10 days of unpaid leave for ceremonial purposes, as well as the option to be a voice on our RAP working group and have the opportunity for cultural and professional development that supports career pathways.

Skills and Experience

  • Currently registered with Speech Pathology Australia
  • Current driver's license (don't worry, we've got cars for you)
  • Passionate about supporting people with a disability to achieve their goals
  • Honest and who carry out their role with integrity and demonstrate genuine respect for all people regardless of their disability, culture, age, gender, sexual orientation
  • Experienced in applying evidence-based practice frameworks to assess, plan, deliver and evaluate clinical supports
  • Able to work in a flexible, person-centred and strengths based way across a diverse range of settings to meet client needs
  • Willing to contribute to and develop their professional skills through our internal practice communities

Apply now!

Apply today and set the stage for a fulfilling career that helps others lead their best lives. Have any questions? Contact Alice Thompson on 0478 257 558 for a friendly conversation!

If you identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, then we want to hear from you. The Benevolent Society recognises and values cultural knowledge and wisdom of the First Nations people, we therefore strongly encourage you to apply. We are strongly committed to being an Employer of Choice, one who offers, provides, and practices cultural safety in our workplace.

The Benevolent Society respects and promotes human rights and diversity and is committed to building an inclusive culture. We welcome diversity in all its forms; applications from underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged. We value relationships with our local Aboriginal community and welcome applications from its members. We see ability not disability, if you identify as a person with a different ability, please get in contact to let us know how we can accommodate your needs. We pride ourselves on being a client and child safe organisation and as such all our staff and volunteers go through security screening relevant to the role.

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