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Nulsen Therapy
Cannington, WA
24 days ago
Nulsen Therapy
Cannington, Western Australia (WA)
24 days ago

Description

Nulsen Group is one of Western Australia’s leading community service providers. Our services encompass disability, housing, allied health, justice, reintegration, child protection and mental health.

We are accountable to the people we support. We design our services around their needs so we can empower them to live their best life

We have a job for a dedicated and talented speech pathologist. We have a dynamic team of allied health professionals with a passion for providing excellent services to people with disabilities. We’re looking for a speech pathologist to provide a high level of services and support to adults with developmental and/or acquired disabilities. 

Reporting to the Acting Senior Speech Pathologist, some of your duties will include:

  • Comprehensive communication and dysphagia assessment of people with disability.
  • Planning, implementation, and evaluation of intervention for participants in order to maximise independence and quality of life in the areas of swallowing, verbal communication, augmentative and alternative communication, social skills and literacy
  •  Working with families, carers, and other stakeholders to support participants to achieve agreed outcomes in accordance with their plan.
  • Documentation of and reporting on intervention strategies.
  • Contributing to initiatives related to areas such as clinical service delivery and continuous improvement.
  • Prescribe and implement appropriate assistive technology in accordance with National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
  • Delivering induction training to support workers in relation to IDDSI and mealtime management.
  • Acting as a consultant through the provision of expert advice and information to residents, service users, families and staff as appropriate.

 What we give back:

While you're nurturing the clients, Nulsen will nurture you. We offer;

  • Great salary packaging options
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Access to company vehicle or reimbursement for all work related travel
  • Regular clinical supervision and support
  • Professional Development Program
  • Laptop, mobile phone and iPad loaded with AAC apps for work purposes
  • Uniform provided
  • If you have questions about the position, please call Acting Senior Speech Pathologist, Robyn-Hope Wilks on 0466 728 980.

If you have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact a People & Planning Officer on (08) 6253 4732.

Applicants are advised to write a cover letter outlining your skills and experience relevant to the selection criteria, and provide a detailed curriculum vitae.

If you are interested please apply via our website: https://www.nulsen.com.au/ 

*Please be advised, we may proceed with interviews prior to the closing date*



Requirements

Essential Selection Criteria:

  • Tertiary qualification in Speech Pathology and a current practising membership of Speech Pathology Australia.
  • Sound knowledge of contemporary approaches to assessment and intervention for mealtime management and communication issues for individuals with developmental and/or acquired disabilities.
  • Demonstrated well developed communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills to develop good working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders including clients, families and carers.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage own workload, including the ability to problem solve, prioritise, handle multiple projects, and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Awareness and understanding of the National Disability Service Standards, and an in depth understanding of the needs and requirements of people with varied disabilities and diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to travel to residential homes within the metropolitan area.
  • A full Australian driver’s licence, a Working With Children Check, a Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check only provided by Cited and a First Aid certificate (including CPR) with at least 6 months validity.

 Desirable:

  • Experience in delivering training programs to a range of audiences including non-clinical staff.
  • Experience in the prescription and implementation of low tech and high tech alternative and augmentative communication systems.
  • Experience working with people with complex communication needs.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 58877851
  • Location:
    Cannington, Western Australia (WA)
  • Position Title: Speech Pathologist
  • Company Name: Nulsen Therapy
  • Practice Area: Adults (18-65),Aged (over 65)
  • Job Function: Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC),
    Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASC),
    Disability,
    Social Communication,
    Swallowing/Dysphagia
  • Job Type: Contract - Full time
  • Job Duration: 1-2 Years
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 0-1 Year
  • Required Travel: 10-25%
  • Salary: $67,000.00 - $77,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

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