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Graduate Speech Pathologist (Everton Hills)

Graduating soon? We are seeking passionate Graduate Speech Pathologists to join our team!

As a Graduate Speech Pathologist you will be supported through our 12-month Graduate Program. You will be provided with extensive learning and support to help you successfully transition from student to allied health professional. You will develop your knowledge and skills and gain competence and confidence as a therapist.

  • Two weeks of graduate specific orientation including a comprehensive introduction to our practice procedures, the NDIS and speech pathology assessments and interventions.
  • Shadowing days.
  • Weekly clinical supervision with a senior clinician. Increasing to fortnightly after 6 months.
  • Monthly group supervision.
  • Monthly internal professional development workshops.
  • External professional development opportunities.
  • Team Leader support.
  • Gradual increase to your caseload.
  • Opportunity to work as an Allied Health Assistant prior to graduation (optional). Start building your skills and developing a caseload now. You’ll be supervised by a clinician and offered opportunity to work shadow and attend training – which will further assist in your transition to therapist on full registration!

Here’s what else you can expect:

  • Increase your monthly take home pay. Achieve a generous bonus by exceeding your clinical KPI.
  • Professional development. In addition to significant internal professional development and support, you’ll also receive 2 days paid professional development leave and an annual professional development allowance.
  • Flexible Working. Compress your working days, flexible working hours and work from home options.
  • Career progression. We’re passionate about helping our team members achieve their professional goals. Through our Career Pathway Framework we’ll support you in progressing from early career to skilled practitioner. You’ll complete an Individual Development Plan and have the option over time to steer your career towards senior clinical or leadership pathways.
  • Regular opportunities to connect and learn from your peers through joint case discussions and joint sessions.
  • Fun! Annual Youthrive team day, discipline team day, wellbeing activities, birthday celebrations and events.

Limited graduate positions available at our Everton Hills and North Lakes clinics. Opportunity to commence in 2023 or January 2024 in a part-time or full-time role.

What are the core tasks of a Youthrive Graduate Speech Pathologist?

  • Deliver individualised and group therapy services to children 0 to 18 years to develop communication and swallowing skills.
  • Conduct assessments (articulation and phonology, literacy, language, pragmatics, dysphagia), analyse results and reports on funding for children and young people.
  • Participate in clinical case discussions to ensure holistic care is provided to clients.

What skills and qualifications do you require to work for Youthrive?

  • Strong interest in working with children and young people with complex needs including autism spectrum disorder, developmental delays and disability.
  • Tertiary qualifications in Speech Pathology and hold Provisional Certified Practising Speech Pathologist status.
  • NDIS Worker Screening Clearance.
  • Queensland Working with Children Check (Blue Card).
  • Eligibility as a Medicare provider.
  • A current driver’s license.
  • Full vaccination with the prescribed number of doses of an approved COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved medical exemption.

To Apply…

Click ‘Apply for this job’ to submit an application. For more information contact Amy Turner (Chief Operating Officer & Speech Pathologist) on 0433 598 894. Applications close 31 August 2023.

Want to start now but not yet graduated? Contact Amy Turner (Chief Operating Officer) via amy.turner@youthrive.com.au or 0433 598 894 to find out more about our Allied Health Assistant opportunities.