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Speech Pathologist

  • Adelaide, SA, Australia
  • Permanent
  • Closing on: Jul 8 2022
  • Make a difference at one of Australia’s leading health care providers
  • Generous salary packaging benefits, ongoing professional development and supportive team environment
  • Seeking permanent Speech Pathologists who can work across acute and rehabilitation settings.

About the role

Calvary Adelaide Hospital is the largest private hospital in South Australia and is seeking Speech Pathologists to join our dynamic Allied Health team. We specialise in acute medical and surgical care, including neurology, cardiac, orthopaedic, and rehabilitation inpatient and outpatient services including oncology. With our expanding services we have exciting opportunities for both permanent and casual positions, open to all levels of experience. Shifts are predominately week days with potential weekend work on a roster basis.

Key Responsibilities

  • Comprehensive assessments of people who are having difficulty with swallowing and/or unable to communicate effectively
  • Educate and create individual treatment plans
  • Goal setting
  • Working within a multidisciplinary team
  • Effective communication, both written and verbal
  • Patient and family approach to care delivery
  • Current clinical knowledge and critical thinking ability
  • High standard of clinical and professional practice
  • Computer literacy
  • Flexibility across acute, rehabilitation and ambulatory outpatients

What you bring 

  • Bachelor of Speech Pathology or equivalent higher qualification which entitles membership to Speech Pathology Australia.
  • Minimum three years clinical experience in acute services with a high standard of clinical and professional practice.
  • Current SA driver’s license
  • Ability to work in a self-directed manner and with all categories of staff.
  • Ability to prioritise work, meet deadlines and to delegate appropriately.
  • Ability to undertake assessment and intervention with clients with a broad range of conditions relevant to the areas of specialty for Calvary Healthcare Adelaide.
  • A desire to join a team committed to the care of others in a mission based organisation

 About Calvary

We are a leading provider of quality, integrated care that puts our patients, residents and clients at the centre of everything we do. Calvary offers flexible careers in clinical, allied health, hospitality, ICT and health administration, mission, leadership, management and more. Founded in Australia in 1885, we’re one of the largest providers of health, aged and community care with over 18,000 staff and volunteers, 14 Public and Private Hospitals, 72 Residential Care and Retirement Communities and 19 Community Care Centres.

As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and are committed to fostering a workplace that is respectful, welcoming and inclusive where people are supported to draw strengths from their identity, culture and community. We value the integral dignity of each person and we encourage applications from First Nations peoples, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ people, people who have come to Australia as migrants or refugees and veterans.

Why work for Calvary?

Joining us is your opportunity to learn with purpose and drive positive impact to our community in a stimulating work environment. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here: https://www.calvarycare.org.au/careers/benefits/

If you are looking for a rewarding career in an organisation that supports the community, apply now!

Please note the following:

  • Only applicants with a valid right to work in Australia will be considered.
  • As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.
  • Calvary has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all workers. You will also be required to provide evidence of other immunisation as required for your role.
  • Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

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