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Speech Pathologist - Rehabilitation

  • 493136
  • Greenwich, NSW, Australia, 2065
  • Health & Palliative Care
  • Allied Health
  • Maximum Term Part Time
  • Closing on: Jan 31 2022
  • Temporary part-time for 8 weeks (24 hours/week)
  • Values lead organisation focusing on patient centered care
  • Based at Greenwich Hospital in Greenwich, NSW

 

About HammondCare

HammondCare is an independent Christian charity that exists to improve quality of life for people in need.

We specialise in aged and dementia care, palliative care, rehabilitation, mental health services for older people, and other related health and aged care services.  HammondCare seeks to embed evidence based best practice in its services and we provide these services through home care, sub-acute hospitals and residential aged care. 

Bringing these health, hospital and aged care services together, HammondCare has been able to develop innovative, flexible care models designed to serve people with complex health or aged care needs, regardless of their circumstances. 

HammondCare works to provide its staff with support, career development opportunities, education, responsibility and recognition, work/life balance, and satisfying roles.

 

More about the role

The role of the Level 1/ 2 Speech Pathologist is to work within the Mission and Mission in Action of HammondCare to ensure a high standard of Speech Pathology service is provided to patients of the Hospital, along with appropriate support and advice to their carers. The Speech Pathologist will participate as a member of the multi-disciplinary team to ensure a patient centered, evidence based, continuous quality improvement work environment that is consistent with the values and ethics of HammondCare and Speech Pathology Australia.

 

The essence of this role:

  • Provision of effective and efficient speech pathology service to clients and appropriate support and advice to their carers
  • Participate as a member of the multi-disciplinary team in assessing patients’ level of functional and care needs, setting care goals and providing appropriate treatment.
  • Participate as a member of the HammondCare team in the application of the organisation’s Mission and values to the pursuit of its objectives in a client centered, continuous quality improvement work environment

 

About you – Experience

ESSENTIAL

  • Commitment to engage and align with HammondCare’s Christian Mission, Motivation and Mission in Action.
  • A tertiary qualification in Speech Pathology acceptable to Speech Pathology Australia as a practicing member.
  • Significant practical experience or Extensive Knowledge in providing Speech Pathology Services in a Rehabilitation, Aged Care or Palliative Care setting.  Experience across inpatient and outpatient/ community settings would be desirable.
  • A current drivers license and safe driving record.
  • Willingness to travel between HammondCare’s sites and services.
  • Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills (written and verbal).
  • Demonstrated organisation and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Empathy and patience.

 

DESIRABLE

  • Strong administrative and computer skills.
  • Experience working in a multi-cultural environment.
  • An understanding of Work Health and Safety policies and procedures.

 

HammondCare offers its staff competitive salaries, excellent training & development opportunities, a supportive environment and a fabulous benefits program. For more info check out our website: www.hammond.com.au/careers

Ready to make a change? Apply Now!

To express your interest please click the “Apply Now” button, Please ensure you include an updated resume and cover note explaining your suitability.

For any specific queries not answered, please contact Shing Yee Chai at schai@hammond.com.au . 

Closing Date: 31st January 2022

All short listed applicants for these positions will be asked to consent to a criminal record check.   

 

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