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Speech Pathologist

Learning Links are searching for passionate Speech Pathologists to join the team. In these programs you have the amazing opportunity to work in collaboration with education teams to achieve the best outcomes for students who may not normally be able to afford or access support. You will have an opportunity to work at our clinics at Gledswood Hills, Liverpool and Peakhurst, and whole school service delivery in these areas. The roles we offer are flexible with options to work part time, full time (up to 38 hours per week), from Monday to Saturday. We also have flexible arrangements for you to work from home to complete your reports, receive mentoring & clinical supervision, or work with families online over Zoom. 

Day to day you will be:

  • Working with a wide range of children including those with learning difficulties and disabilities and their families and teachers.
  • Working in a clinic close to home, with assessment tools and resources provided for you.
  • Working collaboratively to support school communities through assessments, intervention with students, demonstrations, consultation and professional learning.
  • Conducting screening, assessment, diagnosis, and evidence-based intervention for children with speech, language and communication needs.
  • Providing clinical supervision and mentoring to early career speech pathologists.
  • Planning, developing and presenting professional learning for our team based on your areas of expertise.
  • Participating in peer supervision with a team of highly experienced clinicians.
  • Working as part of a multidisciplinary team of Psychologists and Educators
  • Providing great customer service and build positive customer relationships through effective communication.
  • Achieving individual and team KPIs to support Learning Links’ strategy for growth.

Why is Learning Links right for you?

  • Full administration support from our intake and Customer Care team who manage bookings and enquiries.
  • We provide you with technology support including supplying you with a laptop, iPad, and Wifi – which means you’ve got the tools and support you need to spend more of your time supporting children, families and staff.
  • A range of clinical experiences available depending on your interests
  • High quality clinical support for all levels of experience (including new graduates) including:
    • Regular supervision with a supervising Speech Pathologist based on your level of experience
    • Five dedicated internal professional development days per year and free access to all webinars and courses run by Learning Links professionals.
    • Access to $1000 budget in your first year for external professional development in an area of your choosing
    • Assessment and intervention with a wide ranging paediatric caseload
    • Opportunity to join an Evidence Based Practice Network
  • Opportunities to develop your coaching, leadership and teaching skills including
    • An invitation to complete the Gallup Strengths based assessment
    • Clinical supervision and mentoring with early career clinicians (for speech pathologists with 3+ years’ experience)
    • Clinical Education of University Students
    • Opportunities to facilitating group supervision and team training
    • Opportunities to represent the team on organisation wide committees
  • A competitive salary package plus the ability to salary sacrifice up to $18,549 to reduce your pre-tax income.
  • Variety and flexibility at work with exposure to multiple disciplines and programs (e.g., psychology, education, early intervention, and teams running community programs etc.).
  • Giving back to communities by helping kids from low socio-economic or disadvantaged background.
  • Flexible work options galore (part time, various locations, telehealth consults etc.)

About you

  • Relevant qualification in Speech Pathology (Bachelor or Masters). New graduate, early career and experienced Speech Pathologists are welcome to apply.
  • Certified Practicing Member of Speech Pathology Australia (or provisional for new graduate applicants)
  • A passion for working with children
  • Strong knowledge of evidence-based practice in the areas of paediatric assessment and intervention including speech, language and fluency disorders.
  • Willingness to travel with a current driver’s license and access to a comprehensively insured vehicle.

About Learning Links

Learning Links have over 50 years’ experience in providing evidence-based therapy, education, and support services to help children build the skills and confidence to learn, develop and thrive. We work in close collaboration with parents, professionals, and schools to work towards our vision of creating a community where difficulties learning is no longer a barrier to a fulfilling life.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion as well as creating a sense of belonging is important to us and you will have a structured and detailed onboarding program to give you a great start in understanding the culture.

Child safety is top priority for us, and we are a child safe organisation. You will be asked to undergo a NDIS Worker Screening Check/ Police check and Working with Children Check.

For further information about Learning Links and a Position Description please click on the link to careers page.