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Speech Pathologist - Murray Bridge

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  • Full-time Speech Pathologist role based in Murray Bridge, South Australia!
  • $92k - $105k inc. of Super + Salary Packaging + Relocation Assistance Available
  • Flexible Friendly organisation, Hybrid work options available

We’re expanding! Come join our growing, passionate, multi-disciplinary team!

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.

About the Role

As a Speech Pathologist with The Benevolent Society, where your mission is to help individuals with communication and swallowing needs. Our dyn

amic, multi-disciplinary team collaborates to deliver top-notch, evidence-based interventions tailored to each client's unique needs. Whether you're working in clients' homes, community settings, or at our office, you'll be at the forefront of providing client-centred services. Receive full support and supervision from our Senior Practitioners and Allied Health Professionals to ensure you're fully equipped for the job. Plus, we're committed to your ongoing training and development. Get ready to travel to clients in style with our pool cars, serving individuals in and around Murray Bridge!

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:

  • Sign-on bonus - Enjoy an exciting sign-on bonus of up to $5,000.
  • Salary Benefits -You can package up to $15,900 pa of your 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 just 5 years
  • Wellness - Stay fit with a Fitness passport, utilize our Employee Assistance Program, and even purchase additional leave.
  • Professional development – Engage in monthly Communities of Practice to share experiences with your fellow heroes, explore leadership training opportunities, and get 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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