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Speech Therapist

Ungooroo Aboriginal Corporation is looking for an experienced Speech Therapist to join our clinical team to work with children and adults to assess and treat a range of speech and language disorders. This role is being offered 1 day per week on either a subcontracting or employee basis. 

Although this a non-identified role, we strongly encourage Aboriginal people to apply.

About the role: 

  • Assessment and intervention of children with receptive and expressive language delays and disorders, speech sound disorders and complex disability
  • Providing early intervention to babies and children
  • Assessment and management of dysphagia
  • Assessment and management of children with difficulties with phonological awareness and literacy
  • Liaison with parents and schools to implement programs
  • Assessment and intervention for clients with dysarthria, apraxia
  • Administering therapy for rehabilitation of patients with communication problems caused by disabilities or hearing loss
  • Maintain all patient records and notes in accordance with documentation requirements
  • Use evidence-based, problem-solving approach to clinical care and service development

Qualifications and experience

  • Tertiary qualification in Speech Therapy and Certified as a Practising Member of Speech Pathology Australia.
  • Professional indemnity insurance
  • Experience working with Aboriginal people
  • Experience working as a Speech Therapist in a community setting
  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Eligible for Medicare Provider Number

About you

  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with Aboriginal individuals, families and communities
  • Be able to work in a team and ability to network with other services and health professionals
  • Demonstrated patient-focused approach with genuine empathy and interest in patient needs
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Be always well-presented, friendly and courteous
  • Professional presentation and positive attitude

Why work with Ungooroo

  • Join a growing team of medical and allied health professionals
  • Waitlist of clients
  • Modern and spacious clinical rooms
  • Dedicated administrative support team
  • Electronic diary and booking system
  • Salary sacrifice and packaging for employees
  • Supported social media marketing

How to apply

Please email your cover letter addressing the criteria and CV with relevant experience to hr@ungooroo.com.au or give us a call.

Find out more about Ungooroo Aboriginal Corporation www.ungooroo.com.au

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