Speech Pathologist | Adult + Community

Speech Pathologist
Roles available on the Central Coast or up in Lake Macquarie and the Hunter

  • 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

Recovery Station provides community and clinic based allied health services, with a strong focus on disability and senior health. For nearly 20 years we have consistently grown and now proudly offer support to people with diverse needs across the Greater Hunter, Central Coast, Sydney and Illawarra regions.

Together, our passionate, multidisciplinary team of OTs, Mental Health OT’s, Psychologists, 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

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

A clinical position with us is multi-faceted, to help you work in the way that allows you to be your best, whilst also allowing us to see our clients in the capacity that most appropriately matches their needs.

Therefore, your day could involve start working from home or in the clinic to do some reports alongside your colleagues, with the afternoon’s spent visiting clients in their homes, group homes or an aged care facility. Or vice versa depending if you have kids to drop at school or afternoon sport to get to! Working in a community role allows you to have greater flexibility and control over structuring your day.

Logistically, we have offices in Toronto, Erina and Neutral Bay that you can use whilst balancing working from home and our roles can be structured as full-time or part-time. Depending where you are based, we can tailor your caseload to service clients within either the Newcastle, Lake Macquarie or Maitland regions, around the Central Coast or close to home where you are in Sydney. Your admin support will work with you to ensure you aren’t zigzagging around and you’ll have clients to see in your area.

We are also currently supporting clinicians relocate to Australia and register with SPA so reach out and ask about it!

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 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 out HR team on 0413 854 368 if you have any questions.

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