Speech Pathologist | Adult + Community

Sydney · South West & M5 Corridor

Healthcare & Medical · Speech Therapy
Part time

  • Adult Caseload – Disability + Neuro + Degenerative Disease
  • Ongoing Training & Development + Personalised CPD
  • Competitive Remuneration + Bonus & RDO Incentives
  • Flexible Hours to Suit Your Work-Life Balance

Our “why”

Recovery Station exists to empower individuals to live a quality life. We believe in fostering collaboration, utilising evidence based practise and maximising the potential of everyone within our team.

Joining Recovery Station means aligning with a company that believes in empowering you and your future. 

Key traits of Recovery Station

  • We love what we do because every role in RS contributes to making a positive difference in the lives of others
  • Collaborating with passionate, likeminded colleagues facilitates personal and professional growth
  • Keeping personalised care at the heart of what we do challenges us to seek new and innovative ways to deliver the best possible service

How we make an impact

For over 15 years, Recovery Station has been providing community and clinic based allied health services, with a strong focus on disability and senior health.  We have consistently grown and now proudly offer support to people with diverse needs across the Greater Hunter, Central Coast and Sydney regions.

Together, our passionate, multidisciplinary team of OTs, MHOT’s, MH Social Workers, Speech Pathologists, Physiotherapists, Exercise Physiologists, Dietitians and Allied Health Assistants collaboratively share their knowledge and experience to holistically design an individualised service to help improve the quality of life for people living with a disability or looking to age as independently as possible.

Your day to day

The caseload is people over 16yrs of age, and includes those with a range of disabilities (e.g. intellectual disability, Autism, Down Syndrome), neurological events (e.g. stroke, acquired brain injury, brain tumour), and degenerative disease (e.g. Parkinson’s Disease, Motor Neurone Disease, Huntington’s Disease, dementia). You will have the opportunity to provide assessment, therapy and management to clients with a range of speech pathology diagnosis including: non-verbal, dysphagia, dyspraxia, aphasia, pragmatics, voice clients.

Within this role you will have the fantastic opportunity to work primarily in client’s homes, group homes and where appropriate in our clinics. You will be working within a motivated team that embraces therapy that is person-centred, goal based and uses the latest evidence based methods.

If you have a foundation in paediatrics or hospital work and are curious about making the move to an adult, community caseload – get in touch as we have a supportive team that is happy to help you make the transition. 

How we foster a positive team

To maintain a happy, healthy, productive culture we like to listen to you and understands what drives you in your career.
Thus far, we’ve learned that our team benefits most from:

  • Flexibility to schedule work around family, other employment or personal commitments (no weekend work)
  • A culture of care, compassion and service to the community
  • Remuneration packages that reflect your experience plus the option of performance bonuses + RDO incentives
  • Freedom to work how best suits you eg writing reports from home or in the office with colleagues
  • Discretion to utilise telehealth where appropriate (Laptop or ipad provided + phone/data allowance)
  • Office support to assist with admin and diary scheduling
  • Dedicated wellness program including EAP and social catch ups such as team drinks, lunches, online cooking + art classes, trivia and birthday events to have fun and celebrate success
  • Annual paid day off for “Recovery Station Day”

From a professional development perspective:

  • A program of extensive training with individualised CPD plans towards your goals and interest areas for clinical specialisation
  • All-company training day where we bring the entire business together and invite external presenters for each discipline (we booked McDonald Jones Stadium last time)
  • Leadership pathways for clinicians seeking career progression and added responsibility via students placements, supervision or increased complexity of caseload
  • A well-developed clinical supervisory and peer review structure including the QA of reports and in-service training sessions
  • Case liaison with other members of our MDT to broaden your clinical knowledge and provide holistic care to our clients
  • A clinically diverse caseload to ensure variety and learning opportunities

The role

As a part-time or full-time Speechie based from either our Liverpool or our new Neutral Bay office, you will provide a comprehensive range of services for individuals with complex needs in the community and within group homes (including speech, language and swallowing assessments and therapy, mealtime management plans).

The skills you may bring to the role include:

  • A high level of professional judgement and knowledge to provide a wide range of speech and language supports to adolescent and adults with a variety of needs
  • Assess the communication and mealtime management abilities of the client utilising a range of assessment techniques and tools
  • Design intervention plans that are holistic, client-centric and outcomes driven
  • Provide support and assist clients, carers and families with the implementation of intervention plans and programs

You will be competent in developing care plans and writing comprehensive reports based on your advanced clinical understanding, application of various clinical assessments and implementation of appropriate interventions to address prioritised needs.

Due to our multiple offices and growing client base, the caseload for this position can be structured to service an area locally to you so reach out and we can discuss constructing this to best suit you. 

To excel within this role

  • Participate in regular discipline specific and MDT meetings to debrief, share ideas/ resources and to receive training
  • Build relationships and establish rapport not only with clients but also their families or carers where appropriate
  • Feel a sense of satisfaction from seeing your clients making progress
  • Enjoy the freedom, flexibility and the range of experiences that come with working in the community

To be considered for this role you must be registered with SPA, possess a driver’s licence with access to your own reliable vehicle and be willing to access a Working with Children Check and NDIS Workers Screening (new form of police check). We are also requesting that the successful candidate be comfortable following NSW Health COVID and flu vaccination requirements.

The next step

If any or all of the above resonates with you then we’d love to hear from you.

Please send your CV via the Seek link below or you can speak with Jackson from HR on 0413 854 368 if you have any questions.

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