Speech Language Pathologist – St George State School Job in Darling Downs QLD at Education

Are you ready to write a new chapter in your story? Make South West Queensland your home! We are seeking a qualified Speech-Language Pathologist to work in St George. Be part of a dynamic and innovative team working with children and schools in a family-friendly organisation with great working conditions. You will collaborate with state schools in the provision of specialised speech-language therapy services to support students with speech language communication needs to access, participate in and benefit from schooling. A comprehensive supervision and support program is provided. Apply now to join this dedicated team where you can make a genuine difference to the lives of South West Queensland’s rural students. Experienced applicants and new graduates are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant may be entitled to departmental housing, relocation expenses and locality allowance.

Job Type: Temporary

Position Type: Full-time

Location: Darling Downs – Maranoa

Yearly Salary: $73995 – $102372

Contact Name: Ellie Green

Contact Number:
Closing Date: 02-MAR-21

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About St George

Whether you are after a tree change, or a pace change, you quickly become part of the community in St George. Perched on the banks of the mighty Balonne River, escape the city crowds and discover a region rich in community spirit, diverse industry, wide open spaces and beautiful waterways. Take in the sights of the local cotton industry along the self-drive trail, or relax in the country garden at Riversands Vineyards, St George has everything to offer.

Your Opportunity

The Department of Education in Darling Downs South West region is seeking an enthusiastic Speech Language Pathologist to join our dynamic educational team of therapists and teachers. In school settings you will provide services to students with speech language communication needs and support to their teachers and families.

The Department is offering:
A supportive and flexible work environment

Professional supervision by senior speech-language pathologists and a formal induction program.

An established network of SLPs who provide collegial support

Access to professional development

A career advancement structure

Salary sacrificing opportunities

No shift work

Hours of duty: 38 hours per week (full-time)

Access to accumulated time off

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

This position may require the incumbent to operate a government vehicle and an appropriate license endorsement to operate this type of vehicle is required. (Queensland ‘C’ class license).

The incumbent is required to work throughout the service area of the position’s base location.

A mandatory requirement of this role is:
Possession of a degree in speech pathology from a recognised tertiary institution, or other equivalent formal qualifications which, in the opinion of the Director-General, Department of Education, or delegate, are acceptable.

Eligibility for certified practising membership of Speech Pathology Australia.

When working in regulated employment an employee must have a current Working with Children Clearance (blue card) issued by Blue Card Services.

Contact Name: Danielle Obel, Senior Advisor Speech Language Pathology (07) 4172 9719 or email [email protected]

To apply please attach the following:
A brief resume including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor or clinical educator)

A maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role referring to the key capabilities under the ‘How you will be assessed’ section in the attached role description.

Responses to the online questionnaire (the questionnaire will open after you have clicked apply and entered your personal details)

Please refer to the ‘Applicant Pack DDSW Feb 2021’, ‘Candidate Information Fact Sheet 2021’ and the Role Description for further information.

Applications remain current for 12 months from the closing date and may be considered for appointment to identical or similar vacancies within the Department.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License.

About the Company

Company: Education

Company Location:  Darling Downs QLD

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