Speech Therapist - Launceston

Everyday Independence

Everyday Independence Launceston is looking for Speech Pathologists to join our new hub.

  • Flexible working (time, leave, caseloads and location) to support therapists
  • Industry leading coaching, mentoring and career development pathways
  • Off to a Flying Start Programme to support you when you are new to your role
At Everyday Independence, we support people where they live, work, learn and play!
We are delighted to be opening our new therapy hub in Launceston that will allow us to provide therapy through our interdisciplinary services to the region.
Everyday Independence started over 20 years ago in Bendigo, regional Victoria.  We have a strong commitment to the communities that we support and with leadership from the 2020 Telstra Business Woman of the year, Leanne Healey, it’s no wonder our success means that we are growing!
Speech Pathologist
Join an organisation that strives to be the best in the world at interdisciplinary therapy. Due to our success in what we do, we are rapidly growing and looking for new team members to join our new Launceston hub.

As an experienced Speech Pathologist within our team, you will have a growth mindset, be adaptable, solution orientated, outcome driven and invested in making a difference in people’s lives.

Once onboard, you won’t look back! You will support people within their natural environment, in ways which are inclusive of their family, friends and community. You will be part of an interdisciplinary team that is welcoming, supportive and continuing to grow rapidly due to our success and culture. Join the team that is skilled and passionate about providing therapy within a social model of disability with extensive opportunities to grow your career and craft your own pathway.  

Employment term: Permanent full time or part time roles available for experienced Speech Pathologists (3 – 5 days per week)
Location – Launceston
Salary $35 - $55 per hour – depending on experience

As an experienced Speech Pathologist, engaging with participants across the lifespan, you will work within your scope of practice to achieve the below outcomes:
  • Develop, plan and conduct therapy sessions within the participants natural environment that aligns with the Social Model – both online and face to face.
  • Identify the facilitators and barriers within a person’s environment (attitudinal, social and physical) with meaningful and impactful goals.
  • Regularly evaluate progress and outcomes, using relevant measures, and discuss outcomes with participants, family and key stakeholders.
  • Prepare full, accurate and timely reports that will assist in future planning and recommendation strategies.
  • Be supported and provided mentoring and coaching along with the ability to craft your career path.
  • Attend weekly meetings either online or face to face.
About the Company
Everyday Independence supports people with a disability to live to their full potential and enjoy an everyday life. We offer Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Speech Pathology, Positive Behaviour Supports and Early Childhood Supports to build on what is working in a person’s life and create changes to areas that are not. With 20 teams located across Queensland, Victoria & New South Wales we are committed to building a workforce of therapists that can deliver high impact outcomes to people that make a real difference to their everyday lives and to the Australian community.

What is in in for you?
  • Flexible working hours to ensure work life balance
  • Permanent opportunity
  • Various vehicle options including kilometre reimbursement, fortnightly allowance or lease a vehicle for full private and professional use
  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • 8 week comprehensive induction program
  • Shadowing all disciplines
  • Learn our working model and person-centred approach
  • Working with a range of participants ranging across the life span
  • Technology provided to help you succeed in your role - Laptop and phone provided
  • Work for a company that cares - We are proud winners of the Team Culture Award at the Australian Allied Health Awards for 2019.
  • Internal career opportunities - Access to Industry leading coaching, mentoring and career development pathways.
  • Make a difference in peoples lives
  • Work satisfaction – Love what you do and why you do it
What do you need to be successful?
  • SPA Registration
  • Great positive attitude
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Valid drivers licence
  • Growth mindset
  • 2 Clinical References
  • WWCC
  • Australian Criminal Police check
  • Working rights in Australia
Everyday Independence embraces and values inclusion. We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. If you have any support or access needs, we encourage you to advise us at time of application. We are committed to providing flexible ways of working for every role. Talk to us about how this job could be flexible for you.  
Everyday Independence is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children, young people and adults with disabilities. We require all candidates to undergo satisfactory screening prior to commencement including but not limited to; national criminal history check; international police check ( where candidates have worked overseas ) and holding or obtaining a Working with Children clearance / equivalent in accordance with State laws.

We invite you to find out more about Everyday Independence on our website https://www.everydayind.com.au/join-our-team/current-opportunities/ or you can speak directly to our People and Culture Team on 1300 179 131.
What are you waiting for? Apply now!