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April

Speech Pathologist

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING - Seymour, VIC

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An exciting permanent opportunity exists for an energetic self-motivated Speech Pathologist to join the Department Student Support Services (SSS) workforce to provide comprehensive speech pathology services to schools and students in the Goulburn region, located in the Seymour Office.

Our SSS professionals assist children and young people facing a range of learning barriers to achieve their educational and developmental potential through the provision of a range of strategies and specialised support at individual, group, school and area levels in the Goulburn region.

SSS staff work collaboratively with schools, students and parents to facilitate improved emotional health and wellbeing for students. As a SSS Speech Pathologist, you will work as part of a multidisciplinary Area-based team to build the capabilities of schools to support children and young people to engage in their education.

Your collaborative team will include other speech pathologists, psychologists, social workers, nurses and visiting teachers who all work as part of an integrated health and wellbeing team focusing on providing group based and individual support, workforce capacity building, and the provision of specialised services.

SSS are critical to building an excellent education system that reduces the impact of disadvantage.

What key qualities are we looking for?

Expert advice: You will be required to provide advice that will influence the development of teaching and learning strategies and student wellbeing programs for school leadership teams to embed in their practices.

Communication: We are looking for highly developed communication, networking and interpersonal skills as liaison with a range of people in the education community and beyond is a regular activity.

Leadership: You will be required to provide leadership within the SSS team, by managing service delivery within a multidisciplinary Area-based team and contributing to professional supervision and direction to other members of the team.

Flexibility: The ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team and the capability to work autonomously when required are key qualities we are looking for.

Expert interventions and collaboration: You will have the ability to undertake advanced interventions that support students and schools, work collaboratively with other professionals on complex cases, including supporting teachers in the development of educational programs to improve student learning, particularly for students with additional needs.

Required: A graduate or post-graduate degree in Speech Pathology. Eligibility for membership of Speech Pathology Australia.

For more information see the Departments website - DET Allied Health Careers http://www.education.vic.gov.au/about/careers/Pages/alliedhealth.aspx

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