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Speech Pathologist

Job Title: Speech Pathologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Penrith, New South Wales
Industry: Allied Health
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: NEPJNR_1598930166
Contact Name: Permanent Team
Contact Email: permanent@twrecruitment.com.au
Job Published: Sep 01, 2020

Job Description

Key Responsibilities

  • Assess, diagnose and treat speech, language, and communication disorders in children and adolescents.
  • Create individualised treatment and therapy plans to suit the needs of clients.
  • Monitor clients' progress and adjust treatments accordingly.
  • Keeping detailed records relating to clients' conditions and progress through their therapy goals.
  • Communicating clients' progress to all involved stake holders, including family members, teachers, other allied health professionals or medical professionals.
  • Educating clients and family members about speech and language disorders.

Key Capabilities

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years experience working as a Speech Pathologist
  • Speech Pathology Australia membership
  • Private indemnity insurance
  • Working with Children Check and National Police Check
  • Drivers Licence

Knowledge and Skills

  • Client centred approach: committed to providing exceptional customer service across all channels and with all stake - holders.
  • Communication: the ability to communicate clearly and concisely, varying communication style depending upon the audience
  • Attention to detail: excellent attention to detail and written skills when communicating with others, both internally and externally
  • Teamwork: willingness to assist and support other team members
  • Time management/organisation: accomplish objectives effectively within time frames and perform administrative duties in an efficient and timely manner

Attributes

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with team leadership qualities
  • Professional presence with clients - ability to build rapport with clients and families
  • Ability to cope with demanding situations and pressure, and capacity to accommodate the varying level and urgency of the tasks
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Enthusiastic to further develop abilities
  • Initiative and open mindedness
  • Tenacity and honesty
  • Positive approach and adaptable
  • Analytical thinking

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