8 Aug 2018

Part-Time or Full-Time Speech Pathologist – autism specific intervention specialist – Gosford

Autism Spectrum Australia – Central Coast, New South Wales, Australia

Job Description

Autism Spectrum Australia 3 reviews – Gosford NSW
Multiple positions available including permanent, full or part time roles
As an Aspect Therapy member, you will be based 2 days a week from our Aspect Central Coast School, located in Terrigal, NSW
Itinerant roles also available, travelling between community settings and home visits within the Gosford & Wyong LGA’s
$67k to $100k p.a. FTE salary package range – inclusive of superannuation (pro rata for part time & contract term)
New graduates are welcome to apply

Aspect Therapy are recruiting for a full time or part time Speech Pathologist to join our growing team in the Central Coast. If you share our passion for making a difference in the lives of individual’s on the autism spectrum & want to work in a beautiful coast area – please read on!!

Who are we? Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) is Australia’s leading national autism service provider and knowledge leader. A “Different Brilliant” is our inspiration, focusing on the strengths and interests of people on the autism spectrum.

We believe that every person, of any age, on the autism spectrum or with a developmental delay, has the right to be an active participant in the community, to make choices about things that matter to them and to enjoy a good quality of life. With over 50 years’ of experience, we have a proven track record of delivering high quality support and therapy services.

Aspect Therapy: The therapy team employs over 250 allied health therapists and delivers services which are person and family-centred, flexible, responsive and evidence-informed for individuals of all ages on the autism spectrum. This role will see you building and nurturing connections in therapy environments including the community, schools, preschools and early education settings.

School Position: Working in a specialised educational setting as part of a Learning Support Team to support and partner the teaching team, parents/carers and other members of the school community with high quality, evidence informed treatment and intervention that is student focused. Collaborate as a team of specialists including teachers, teachers’ aides, school therapists, co-ordinators, administrators and other Aspect staff to support the students with education programmes.

Itinerant Position: The role will also involve some work developing, delivering & evaluating evidence based, individualised services across a range of settings working with individuals with autism &/or other developmental disabilities & their families. Build capacity of families, care givers & the broader community to develop the strengths of each individual & to promote & encourage engagement within their community. For this part of the role, we are ideally we are looking for candidates who are active in and have strong networks within this local area. Travel between community settings & home visits within the specified region of NSW will be required.

What do we offer?

A competitive salary package (including attractive & tax effective salary packaging benefits)
Excellent internal & external professional development opportunities
Comprehensive support & supervision
Connections with highly experienced therapy staff who are members of the larger therapy team
Interesting & varied work with a comprehensive structured training program to ensure you are best skilled to make a difference in your new role
Your manager will support your individual learning needs
You will be trained on tier 1, 2 & 3 Positive Behaviour Support

What will you bring to the role?

Degree or higher qualification in Speech Pathology
Eligible for registration with Speech Pathology Australia
Sound understanding of contemporary, evidence based approaches to the design & delivery of intervention programs for individuals on the autism spectrum or developmental disabilities
Knowledge, skills & experience with family focussed & person centred practice
Capacity to work autonomously & as part of a team
Strong communication skills
Current valid driver’s licence & use of own vehicle for business purposes
Willingness to travel across the listed LGAs
NSW Working With Children Check clearance for paid employment
Current CPR certificate (preferred)
Current anaphylaxis certificate (preferred)
Current child protection training certificate (preferred)
Current first aid qualification (preferred)

A police check is a requirement. Aspect will arrange this.

What we offer: A competitive package will be based on relevant qualifications & experience. As a Public Benevolent Institution (PBI), Aspect employees receive tax-effective salary packaging opportunities including $15,899 each year tax free. This means you can increase the value of your take-home pay. Click here for a summary of some of the benefits you can access when working at Aspect.

Click here to view the Position Profile .

Click here to read about our New Graduate Program

To apply: Please attach your resume & complete the candidate questionnaire as part of Aspect’s online recruitment process. Cover letter is optional.

Please submit applications as soon as possible.

Enquiries should be directed to: Eliza Clarke, Service Coordinator Aspect Therapy Central Cost on 0435 658 129 or email company website .

More information about Aspect: company website .

Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) is committed to providing an environment free from abuse, neglect and exploitation of the people we support.

Aspect is a Public Benevolent Institution and EEO employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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