Speech Pathologist – Aged Care & Adult Services

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Speech Pathologist – Aged Care & Adult Services

OSCAR Care Group provides Operational Support, Catering Consultancy, Auditing, Training, Dietetics and Speech Pathology and Human Resources services to Aged Care & Child Care facilities across Australia.

We are seeking an enthusiastic Speech Pathologist to join our team and provide supportive clinical services, quality improvement and training to our expanding number of clients in the Northern, Eastern, Southern & Western Melbourne areas and surrounding suburbs (roles also available in regional Victoria).

Key details of the position –

Full Time opportunity available
Above award salary with Travel allowance paid
Provide high quality specialised care to our Adult clients and Residents within Aged Care Facilities.
New graduates encouraged to apply
Provide evidence based care to adult clients within a private practise setting.
Some exposure to Speech Pathology for children and young adults would be an advantage but not essential.
Diagnose and assess individuals for swallowing and communication issues
Provide therapy and management plans for individuals with dysphagia and/or communication disorders
Assist with well-established training programs where required.
Key Selection Criteria –

Relevant tertiary qualification in Speech Pathology and membership of Speech Pathology Australia
Current full Victorian Driver’s Licence
Agreement to a National History Criminal Check prior to commencement of employment
Current Working with Children Check.
Thorough knowledge and experience in communication and dysphagia assessment and management
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Knowledge of the International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI)
Experience providing evidenced based care to adults clients, including the geriatric population.
Flu vaccination and COVID-19 vaccination – as part of government requirements to enter into aged care facilities as of the 17th September 2021.
Generous rates on offer with travel allowance and a supportive, friendly and fun team to be a part of.

Click APPLY for this exciting opportunity. Please respond to the Key Selection Criteria within your cover letter.

No agencies please.

To apply for this job email your details to info@Oscarcaregroup.com.au.