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Speech Therapy Aide

Are you looking for casual position working with children while you are completing your speech pathology degree?

Learning Links is the place for you to use your skills to make a genuine difference to the lives of children with learning difficulties and disabilities.

About the role

We are seeking Speech Therapy Aides who are enrolled in their final or second last year of their qualifying speech pathology degree (e.g. 3rd or 4th year Bachelor; or 1st or 2nd year Masters in Speech Pathology in 2024). Opportunities are available Sydney wide and are offered on a casual basis. You will be working in primary schools providing small group language intervention to school-aged children with communication difficulties.  You will be provided with programs, resources and supervision – so you can focus on implementing high quality therapy with children who need our support. Blocks of work may be offered in 2-term blocks, there is also short term work available filling in when other therapy aides are on placement.

Why is Learning Links right for you

We have a large team of Speech Pathologists and Therapy Aides which allows sharing of knowledge and expertise.  You’ll benefit from ongoing supervision as well as opportunities for professional development from experts in the field throughout the year, and opportunities to collaborate with our multidisciplinary team of professionals. The term schedule means you can work around your university commitments. You’ll also have opportunity in the future to interview for positions on our team as a qualified speech pathologist when you graduate!

What we offer

This position offers an attractive hourly rate plus applicable allowances. Learning Links employees receive tax effective salary packaging opportunities which means you can increase the value of your take-home pay.

Other benefits you can access working with Learning Links include:

  • Working for a dynamic and growth orientated not for profit organisation;
  • Life/ work balance; and
  • Employee Assistance Program.

Essential Criteria:

  • Enrolment in your final, or second last year of a qualifying speech pathology degree
  • Willingness to travel to the relevant school, with a current driver’s license and access to a comprehensively insured vehicle.
  • A passion for working with children and families, to help our clients reach their full potential
  • Ability to work independently within a provided management plan from a supervising Speech Pathologist
  • Experience working with children in a small group setting (for example on placement; through volunteer work)
  • Working with Children Check & NDIS worker screening check

How to apply for this role:

Please click on Apply Now if you are interested in this role.

For further information about our organisation and to view a Position Description, please visit https://careers.learninglinks.org.au/

For any general enquiries, please email peopleandculture@learninglinks.org.au