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Speech Pathologist - Mount Gambier

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  • Full-time position based in Mount Gambier, South Australia.
  • $92k - $105k Inc of Super + Salary Packaging + meals & entertainment card
  • Relocation assistance available!
  • Flexible Friendly organisation, WFH & part time options available

Your Speech Pathologist Dream Job Awaits in Stunning Mount Gambier, SA!

At The Benevolent Society, we're not just a service provider; we're the architects of transformation. Our mission is simple but profound: to elevate the quality of life for our clients. We take pride in leading the way in the NDIS space, where our client-focused, evidence-based approach sets new standards.

Our team of passionate, innovative allied health professionals works flexibly and creatively to ensure our services are not only effective but also seamlessly connected and incredibly safe. When you join us, you step into an environment of excellence, where you'll redefine what's possible and make a real impact. Start your journey to excellence with The Benevolent Society today.

About the Role

We offer our services to a diverse range of clients from adults to children with physical or intellectual disabilities, working flexibly either in their homes, community settings or from our office space.

As a passionate Speech Pathologist, you'll be embraced by our multi-disciplinary disability services team. This journey is about collaboration, and you won't walk it alone. Our seasoned Senior Practitioners and fellow Allied Health Professionals are your trusty companions, guiding you every step of the way. They're here to empower you to deliver high-quality, evidence-based, and client- focused services that truly make a difference!

Hold onto your hat! You'll be traveling in style with our pool cars, taking your services to clients in and around the magnificent Mount Gambier. The scenic routes are just a bonus!

We are open to applications from experienced Speech Pathologists, those with less experience and new graduates, those with disability experience and without, so get in touch to have a chat today!

Duties

In this role, you'll be tasked with a range of exciting duties, including:

  • Providing high-quality, culturally appropriate assessments and interventions for individuals with language, literacy, voice, and specific eating, drinking, or total communication needs.
  • Crafting personalised treatment and therapy plans to cater to the unique needs of our diverse clientele.
  • Implement appropriate evidence-based services that meet the needs of clients according to the goals and within the allocated hours of their NDIS plan
  • Participating in support planning processes to ensure effective, coordinated service provision that meets clients' needs.
  • Liaise with relevant persons in the client’s environment e.g. family members, carers etc. regarding implications and management of eating, drinking or communication needs

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:

  • Up to $5,000 Sign-on bonus! – A fantastic welcome gift!
  • Salary Benefits - You can package up to $15,900 pa of you pre-tax salary to pay for everyday expenses and benefit from a $2,650 meals and entertainment card + discount program 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 part time hours, hybrid home/office work arrangements, 1 accrued day off a month for full time employees.
  • 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- share experiences with your peers and find positive solutions + leadership training opportunities & regular clinical supervision
  • 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 (cars provided)
  • 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

Ready to be a hero and make a real impact? Apply today! For questions or just a friendly chat, reach out to Faz at 0401 675 408. Your journey to unlock your potential begins here!

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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