Position Details
Reference Number 168244
Position Title Speech Pathologist (Grade 1) - Inpatient Rehabilitation
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Barwon Health only
Employment Status Temporary Full Time
Program Community Health Rehab & Palliative Care
Location McKellar Centre
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 80
Position Summary
  • Join an enthusiastic, energetic and focused team who work cohesively together
  • Opportunity to develop further skills in neurological and dysphagia rehabilitation.
  • Temporary Full Time – 80 hours per fortnight (Parental Leave Relief) 

About the facility 

The Barwon Health Speech Pathology service provides Acute Care (University Hospital Geelong), Rehabilitation and Subacute Care (McKellar Centre) and Community and Mental Health services for the Barwon South West Region.

The Speech Pathology department provides services to a wide range of clinical areas to clients with swallowing and communication disorders. Staff are supported in their professional practice, by attendance at professional development opportunities, regular review of evidence based practice, professional supervision and access to training and competency packages.

About the role 

The successful applicant for this role will provide high quality Speech Pathology services to clients of Barwon Health’s Community Health & Rehabilitation Program (Inpatient Rehabilitation Centre) based at the McKellar Centre. 

As part of the supportive Speech Pathology team, this position provides an excellent opportunity to work in the McKellar Centre’s Community Rehabilitation facility. As the Grade 1 Speech Pathologist, you will have the opportunity to further develop skills in neurology, dysphagia rehabilitation and participate in service improvement activities to support the goals of Barwon Health and the Speech Pathology Service. 

About the culture

We have a ‘can do’ mentality. We are an enthusiastic, energetic and focused team who work cohesively together. We promote positive respectful relationships and strong working partnerships in the workplace and in the community. As a team we are focussed on providing the highest quality patient centred care.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

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Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Essential: Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology) or equivalent
Essential: Eligible for practising membership of Speech Pathology Australia
Essential: Experience working in a subacute rehabilitation setting
Essential: Good organisation, time management, negotiation and conflict resolution skills
Essential: Understanding of, and commitment to, the principles of effective multi-disciplinary team management of clients
Contact Person Sally Nepean 
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Contact Number 0427 522 468 
Alternate Contact Person Lidia Davies 
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Closing Date 11/04/2021
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.