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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 29242
Position Title Senior Clinician Speech Pathologist Adult NDIS
Employment Status Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time
Location All Sites
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• Join a supportive, friendly and fun team culture in our Adult NDIS Team!
• Strong clinical governance, dedicated clinical supervision, and professional development support
• 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. To realise this vision we need people who strive for a sense of achievement, take an interest in their individual growth, enjoy innovation and looking for ways to improve and have a passion for communicating and connecting with others.

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

This inaugural Grade 3 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.

What You Need

We anticipate you will have:
• Tertiary qualification in Speech Pathology and current certified practicing membership of Speech Pathology Australia
• Holder of a current ‘Working with Children Check’ and Victorian Driver’s Licence. Eligible to apply for NDIS Worker Screening Check
• Substantial experience in providing evidence-based therapeutic and capacity-building approaches applicable to the populations seeking support through the NDIS
• Experience and commitment to team capacity building (desirable)

Benefits
• Positive team culture
• Manageable clinical caseload
• Structured clinical/operational supervision program
• Strong focus on clinical professional development
• Large organisation with access to specialist staff across multiple therapy programs to promote professional growth
• Flexible work arrangements
• Annual leave loading
• Generous salary packaging - 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!
• Parking –low cost on-site parking facilities at all sites
• Opportunity to be involved in quality improvement initiatives
• Opportunity to work with a diverse range of clients including our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community
• Strong focus on team health and wellbeing with support for personal health interests

What Next
All applicants must address the key selection criteria in their application.
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 individuals from all cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.


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

https://www.peninsulahealth.org.au/careers/working-preparing-employment/

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
Essential: Broad understanding of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and the principles of consumer directed care
Essential: Competency in videofluoroscopy or willingness to build competency
Essential: Experience in the provision of staff clinical supervision and facilitating staff development
Essential: Excellent time management, communication, report writing and interpersonal skills
Essential: 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 Laura de Lange
Contact Number 0397881822
Contact Email ldelange@phcn.vic.gov.au
Alternate Contact Person Michelle Bult
Alternate Contact Number 0406030059
Closing Date 29/11/2021
Position Description Adult NDIS Grade 3 SP PD Oct 2021.pdf