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Attractive salary range of $82,000 to $128,000 (exclusive of super) based on experience, plus salary sacrifice.
New graduates are encouraged to apply, and clinical supervision offered.
Job Title: Speech Pathologist - Mount Isa
Make a significant and meaningful difference to people’s lives in an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service (ACCHS), that represents the health needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across the Northwest, and Lower Gulf regions of Queensland. This ACCHS is committed to supporting Aboriginal communities’ own solutions to living long healthy lives; strengthen their culture; and regain their spirit. Also, this ACCHS provides a broad range of primary health care and aged care services and is now the largest Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service provider by land area in Queensland.
Are you a Speech Pathologist with the following qualities:
Brave – Ready to take a leap of faith and be challenged.
Passionate – Genuine drive to assist others.
Adaptable – to a variety of working environments and caseload.
Compassionate and culturally aware – Immersing yourself within a culturally diverse community.
What are the benefits for you:
Caseload variation from paediatrics, school-based programs, promoting health education programs, and Disability services. Home assessments and modification assessments. Data Administration.
Access to multiple levels of support – weekly supervision/access to senior therapist who can sit in.
Professional Development opportunities
Regular support with the other parts of the role – managing referrals linking with GP, caseload management.
How will they support you to take on this amazing opportunity:
Relocation costs negotiated and support to find suitable accommodation and support for partner and family, e.g., finding employment opportunities for spouses, childcare/ school option.
Work within a multidisciplinary team across program providing both clinical care and health promotion activities. All clinical care will be provided within primary health care clinics (comprising of GP, RN and other health workers).
At least a tertiary degree (or equivalent qualification) in Occupational Therapy and current registration or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHRPA).
Experience in providing assessment, intervention, and case management in various settings.
An understanding of the health issues impacting the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and a strong commitment to improving health outcomes.
Commitment to the philosophy and practice of an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service and the ability to work sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Demonstrated ability to work with high level of independence and minimal supervision and/ or in as a sole professional in this environment.
Current C Class Driver’s License (QLD) – essential.
Satisfactory police check – no serious Criminal/Court record.
Current Blue Card (working with children and young people) or willingness to apply.
Willingness to work flexible hours as required, including the requirement to travel, work and stay overnight for up to several days at a time in remote areas.
Job Type: Permanent - Full Time
After Hours Requirements: No
Salary Information: $82,000 to $128,000 (exclusive of super) per annum
About Mt Isa:
Living in Mt Isa you have a range of activities such as exploring the local attractions such as Outback at Isa, Hard Times Mine Tour, Mary Kathleen Gorge, Underground Hospital and Museum, Mount Isa Lookout, Riversleigh Fossil Centre, Lake Moondarra, Telstra Hill, Splashez Public Pool, Mount Isa Family Fun Park, Lawn Hill Gorge, and Riversleigh Fossil Fields.
Also, Mt Isa has several schools if you have a family, churches for your spiritual needs, and social/art/sports clubs to help connect to the local community and continue your hobbies/interests.
For more information on this position, please contact our team via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please apply via the 'Apply Now' button on this page.
Following successful placement, eligible candidates may be entitled to receive support and financial assistance through Health Workforce Queensland's comprehensive workforce attraction and retention incentives. This position may be eligible for a scholarship or bursary for ongoing professional development.
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