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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 29111
Position Title Clinical Lead NDIS Speech Pathologists - Adult's & Children's Teams
Employment Status Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time
Location All Sites
Advertisement text Peninsula Health are Seeking a Clinical Lead Paediatric NDIS Speech Pathologist & a Clinical Lead Adult NDIS Speech Pathologist - Salary of $101,462.40 per annum

Benefits of Working with Us

• Supportive, fun, friendly and collaborative NDIS multi-disciplinary Children's & Adults teams.
• Strong clinical governance, dedicated clinical and operational supervision, and a strong focus on professional development with ongoing support.
• Opportunity to work with a range of disability presentations and assistance to increase clinical skills in specialty areas.
• Opportunity to provide clinical excellence and leadership to a speech pathology team and the wider Peninsula Health network.
• Permanent Full-time or Part-time roles available.
• Generous Salary Packing options, ability to access $9000 of your annual salary tax free every year, this means you are charged less tax and receive more money for you every pay!
• Flexible work environment and ability to work from home.
• Work on the beautiful Frankston, Mornington Peninsula & surrounding locations.

Who We Are and What We Stand For

Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care.
In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

What You Will Be Doing

Children's Clinical Lead - ages 18 and under
This is a leadership position where you will provide clinical excellence to families and clients within the NDIS keyworker framework and support the wider multidisciplinary team. You will be supported to further develop your exceptional clinical and leadership skills through mentoring and professional development.

You will be working as part of a collaborative leadership team working closely with occupational therapists and physiotherapists and providing supervision to the speech pathology team. Our service is based within a range of natural settings including home, kinder, childcare and schools to support those with developmental delays and disabilities. A component of this role is to provide clinical excellence to assess and manage feeding needs within the community.

Adult's Clinical Lead - ages 18 and over
This inaugural NDIS clinical lead position is based within our Adult NDIS Team in community health. The therapist will maintain a clinical caseload with NDIS participants whilst providing clinical, operational and professional leadership to our Adult NDIS Team speech pathologists.

Scopes of practice include complex swallowing, communication and cognition assessment and intervention, prescription of alternative and augmentative communication aids and provision of capacity building interventions. Dedicated training will be provided to build competency in videofluoroscopy.

We are a social and supportive team, who are passionate about working together to build our skills and provide quality services to our participants.

What You Will Need

We anticipate you will have:
• Qualification as Speech Pathology and Leadership experience
• Membership with Speech Pathology Australia
• Highly developed interpersonal skills.
• Commitment to ongoing learning and continuous reflective practice
• Clinical expertise in providing evidence-based therapy services including both feeding and communication for children with developmental delays and disabilities and their families in natural settings
• The successful applicant will need to obtain an NDIS Worker Screening Check

What Next

If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us - the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700.

Additional Requirements

Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and individuals from all cultural backgrounds. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.

To find out more about our recruitment processes, salary packaging, compliance obligations and to prepare your application to join our team please visit:


To find out more about our team feel free to chat to one of our current Grade 2 clinicians Elly Archer 03 9788 1833.

Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.

Selection Criteria Essential: Tertiary qualification in Speech Pathology, current certified practising membership of Speech Pathology Australia
Essential: Holder of a current ‘Working with Children Check’ and Victorian Driver’s Licence. Eligible to apply for NDIS Worker Screening Check
Essential: Substantial experience in providing evidence-based therapeutic and capacity-building approaches applicable to the populations seeking support under the NDIS
Desirable: Broad understanding of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and the principles of consumer directed care
Desirable: Competency in videofluoroscopy or willingness to build competency
Desirable: Experience in the provision of staff clinical supervision and facilitating staff development
Desirable: Excellent time management, communication, report writing and interpersonal skills
Desirable: Experience with service evaluation and improvement, in accordance with best and/or evidence based principles
Desirable: Experience and commitment to team capacity building
Desirable: Relevant post-graduate qualifications or training in healthcare management or leadership
Contact Person Skye Mathews (Children's Role)
Contact Number 0466860067
Contact Email smathews@phcn.vic.gov.au
Alternate Contact Person Laura de Lange (Adult's Role)
Alternate Contact Number 0397881822
Closing Date 02/01/2022
Position Description 202109 NDIS Grade 3 SP.pdf