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Speech Pathologist - Team Leader , Queensland Health

Queensland Government - South Townsville, QLD

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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The Townsville Hospital and Health Service is the largest tertiary health service in northern Australia; we are responsible for the delivery of healthcare services, education and research within a region covering over 149,500km with a population of approximately 250,000 people.

The Townsville University Hospital offers a comprehensive speech pathology service across the lifespan to support patients through their acute hospital admission, recovery following discharge or when accessing other specialist outpatient services. Speech Pathologists work closely with medical officers, nursing and other allied health staff to optimise patient recovery and well-being.

Job details Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Health - Allied Health/Clinical Support
Classification HP5
Workplace Location Townsville region
Job ad reference QLD/TV369137
Closing date 26-Apr-2021
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Salary Other
Job duration Fixed Term temporary Full-Time, asap to 08/04/2022
Contact person Wendy Comben
Contact details 07 4433 2332
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The Townsville Hospital and Health Service vision is one of excellence… to emerge the leader in health care, research and education for regional Australia.

Do you have what it takes to make a substantial contribution to our vision?
Are you:

  • Excited to take the next step in your career mission?
  • Passionate, committed and dedicated to your profession?
  • Prepared to question and advocate for what is important?
About your opportunity
In this role the successful applicant will deliver specialist level speech pathology clinical services and professional leadership across various clinical care areas at the Townsville University Hospital. The position will manage and coordinate speech pathologists working within clinical care teams delivering speech pathology clinical services to stakeholders/customers of Queensland Health at The Townsville University Hospital.

Salary range of $4748.20 to $4954.40 p.f. (HP5), 17.5% leave loading, 12.75% employer contribution to superannuation. Other employment benefits may include: professional development, salary sacrificing options, shift and locality allowances, corporate discounts, wellness programs and the EAP.

We are seeking an experienced and passionate Speech Pathologist who can demonstrate the following:
  • The successful applicant must hold at least a tertiary degree (or equivalent) qualification in Speech Therapy/Pathology providing eligibility for practicing membership to Speech Pathology Australia.
  • Highly desirable: Certified Practicing Speech Pathology Status with Speech Pathology Australia.
  • The position may be required to participate in a seven-day rostering system.
Why make the change?

Our gorgeous weather promotes an outdoor lifestyle as the sun shines nearly all year round (over 320 days/year).

Enjoy the benefits of urban living without being trapped in a commuter nightmare of metropolitan traffic.

Appreciate the country town `feel' and change your pace as you absorb the local tropical/coastal flow.

; a vibrant, dynamic city and the largest regional centre in Northern Australia allows easy access to and Plus, the city heart provides opportunity for boutique shopping, fine dining experiences, cultural and a bustling nightlife.


For a confidential discussion please contact Wendy Comben on 07 4433 2332.
close on Monday 26 April 2021.

Unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

Further information

We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote and .

Please download the Role Description for future reference.

This is a Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) risk role:
Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella and Pertussis.


Before applying for this vacancy please ensure you read the documents below.

Role Description

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Queensland Government

South Townsville, QLD

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical


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