Speech Pathologist (AH2) Job in Shepparton VIC at Department of Education and Training

Job Description

Location: North East Region | Shepparton

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Education and Training

Salary: $62,705 – $85,956

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: VG/DET/SRSG/1493550

An exciting permanent opportunity exists for an energetic self-motivated Speech Pathologist to join the Department Student Support Services (SSS) workforce to provide comprehensive speech pathology services to schools and students in the Goulburn region, located in the Shepparton Office. In this role you will provide high- level professional advice to schools that strongly influences student learning outcomes and wellbeing policies within a school community, and the wider Area. SSS staff do vital work in supporting students’ health and wellbeing and are critical to building an excellent education system that reduces the impact of disadvantage.

Our SSS professionals assist children and young people facing a range of learning barriers to achieve their educational and developmental potential through the provision of a range of strategies and specialised support at individual, group, school and area levels in the Goulburn region.

SSS staff work collaboratively with schools, students and parents to facilitate improved emotional health and wellbeing for students. As a SSS Speech Pathologist, you will work as part of a multidisciplinary Area-based team to build the capabilities of schools to support children and young people to engage in their education.

Your collaborative team will include other speech pathologists, psychologists, social workers, nurses and visiting teachers who all work as part of an integrated health and wellbeing team focusing on providing group based and individual support, workforce capacity building, and the provision of specialised services.

SSS are critical to building an excellent education system that reduces the impact of disadvantage.

What key qualities are we looking for?

Expert advice: You will be required to provide advice that will influence the development of teaching and learning strategies and student wellbeing programs for school leadership teams to embed in their practices.

Communication: We are looking for highly developed communication, networking and interpersonal skills as liaison with a range of people in the education community and beyond is a regular activity.

Flexibility: The ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team and the capability to work autonomously when required are key qualities we are looking for.

Collaborative approach: You will have the ability to undertake interventions that support students and schools work collaboratively with other professionals in respect to complex cases, including supporting teachers in the development of educational programs to improve student learning, particularly for students with additional needs.

For more information see the Departments website – DET Allied Health Careers http://www.education.vic.gov.au/about/careers/Pages/alliedhealth.aspx

Required:A graduate or post-graduate degree in Speech Pathology. Eligibility for membership of Speech Pathology Australia.

Are you considering tree change to the Goulburn area? Greater Shepparton is a vibrant, diverse regional city located approximately two hours north of Melbourne in the heart of the Goulburn Valley, the food bowl of Australia. Offering an enviable lifestyle, university options, premier housing estates, and all the must have facilities, coupled with a vibrant, diverse culture makes living and working here both desirable and unique. We also have lots of young families who call Greater Shepparton home, with the proportion of couples with children almost three per cent above the regional Victorian average. To view more about Greater Shepparton and the Goulburn area – please click here https://regionalliving.vic.gov.au/explore-regional-victoria/goulburn#overview

For more details see the position description. The position is ongoing

Job Locations:Positions are based in various locations.

About the Company

Company: Department of Education and Training

Company Location:  Shepparton VIC

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