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Speech Pathologist

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Job Description

External Relationships:

  • NDIS participants/families, NDIS Stakeholders such as Support Coordinators and other professionals.

Key Accountabilities, Responsibilities & Deliverables

  • Plan, deliver and evaluate Speech Pathology services to NDIS participants which help them achieve their NDIS goals.
  • Support NDIS participants’ inclusion and participation in the community.
  • Provide services and supports in collaboration with key stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate an understanding and ability to provide services and supports within the parameters of the participant’s available NDIS funding.
  • Participate in regular professional development opportunities to keep up with current developments.
  • Participate in regular professional development opportunities to keep up with current developments.
  • When assigned, supervise and train assistants, volunteers and students, ensuring the maintenance of professional, clinical, ethical and safety standards.
  • Ensure compliance with PRS duty of care (code of practice).
  • Ensure services meet quality service standards and NDIS guidelines.

Qualifications & Knowledge/Experience

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology

Technical Competencies

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the typical development and continuum of function of communication and eating/swallowing mechanisms.
  • Demonstrate understanding of common daily activities, routines and habits and how they will be impacted by communication and eating/swallowing issues.
  • Demonstrate awareness of the effects of seating/positioning on body tone and controlled movement and its relationship to eating/swallowing and communication.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the different approaches and options for saliva control.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the communicative function of behaviour in participants that have complex needs.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of gastro-oesophageal reflux and its implications for individuals with developmental, neurological, intellectual and physical disabilities.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of common conditions that can effect eating, swallowing and communication for individuals with developmental, neurological, intellectual and physical disabilities.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of an individual’s environment and their communication partners on communication success.
  • Demonstrate the ability to prescribe communication equipment appropriate to the individual with developmental, neurological, intellectual and physical disabilities.

Behavioural Competencies

  • A commitment to a person-centred approach.
  • Excellent skills in collaboration and demonstrated skills in working in a multidisciplinary team.
  • A commitment to the inclusion and participation of people who have a disability within their local and natural communities.
  • The ability to work independently.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • A commitment to ongoing development of skills and capabilities.
  • A commitment to using evidence as a basis for practice.

Licenses and Accreditations

  • NDIS Worker Screening Clearance
  • Working with Children’s check
  • Current Driver’s license
  • Current AHPRA registration

Job Description

External Relationships:

  • NDIS participants/families, NDIS Stakeholders such as Support Coordinators and other professionals.

Key Accountabilities, Responsibilities & Deliverables

  • Plan, deliver and evaluate Speech Pathology services to NDIS participants which help them achieve their NDIS goals.
  • Support NDIS participants’ inclusion and participation in the community.
  • Provide services and supports in collaboration with key stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate an understanding and ability to provide services and supports within the parameters of the participant’s available NDIS funding.
  • Participate in regular professional development opportunities to keep up with current developments.
  • Participate in regular professional development opportunities to keep up with current developments.
  • When assigned, supervise and train assistants, volunteers and students, ensuring the maintenance of professional, clinical, ethical and safety standards.
  • Ensure compliance with PRS duty of care (code of practice).
  • Ensure services meet quality service standards and NDIS guidelines.

Qualifications & Knowledge/Experience

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology

Technical Competencies

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the typical development and continuum of function of communication and eating/swallowing mechanisms.
  • Demonstrate understanding of common daily activities, routines and habits and how they will be impacted by communication and eating/swallowing issues.
  • Demonstrate awareness of the effects of seating/positioning on body tone and controlled movement and its relationship to eating/swallowing and communication.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the different approaches and options for saliva control.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the communicative function of behaviour in participants that have complex needs.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of gastro-oesophageal reflux and its implications for individuals with developmental, neurological, intellectual and physical disabilities.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of common conditions that can effect eating, swallowing and communication for individuals with developmental, neurological, intellectual and physical disabilities.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of an individual’s environment and their communication partners on communication success.
  • Demonstrate the ability to prescribe communication equipment appropriate to the individual with developmental, neurological, intellectual and physical disabilities.

Behavioural Competencies

  • A commitment to a person-centred approach.
  • Excellent skills in collaboration and demonstrated skills in working in a multidisciplinary team.
  • A commitment to the inclusion and participation of people who have a disability within their local and natural communities.
  • The ability to work independently.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • A commitment to ongoing development of skills and capabilities.
  • A commitment to using evidence as a basis for practice.

Licenses and Accreditations

  • NDIS Worker Screening Clearance
  • Working with Children’s check
  • Current Driver’s license
  • Current AHPRA registration
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Regarded as a high quality provider & industry leader we're seeking passionate professionals to join our team and make a meaningful impact. We're looking for exceptional Allied Health Professionals to contribute to our mission of empowering individuals and communities and setting the benchmark for excellence in quality of support.

Elevate Your Career & Expertise

As a team member, you'll use your specialised skills and knowledge to deliver the highest care. We're committed to your ongoing professional development and support, so you can continuously enhance your expertise and stay ahead of industry advancements. We truly believe in supporting you genuine career advancement opportunities should you desire that.

Meaningful Work, Lasting Impact

Join our mission to transform lives and create a healthier, more inclusive society. Your dedication and expertise will empower participants to achieve their goals and live their best lives. Experience the profound satisfaction of making a tangible difference while being supported in return. At PRS Support, you're not just a number to us.

Easy KPI's, Rewarding Bonuses, Supporting Work Life Balance

We believe easy to achieve KPI's help you focus on the support you provide without undue pressure. In recognition of any extra contributions, we offer a generous bonus structure. We also believe in healthy work life balance so you can support participants with your best, not just today but for the long term.

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Common Questions

Why PRS Support is the ideal place to start your career.

We offer various roles ranging from Allied Health Professionals and Support Coordinators to administrative and management positions.

The requirements vary by role but generally include relevant qualifications and/or professional experience in disability support or allied health fields.

We provide extensive training programmes, professional development courses, and continuous learning opportunities to help our team grow their skills and advance their careers.

Our culture is grounded in innovation, collaboration, and a deep commitment to enhancing the lives of those we support. We value diversity, inclusion, and a positive work environment where everyone is respected and valued.

Yes, we actively encourage and support career advancement within the organisation. Employees are given opportunities to lead projects, take on new responsibilities, and move into higher roles.

We offer flexible working arrangements, supportive workplace policies, and considerate scheduling to ensure our team members can maintain a healthy work-life balance.

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