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Speech Pathologist

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtClosed 2 months ago
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  • Job no: 61527
  • Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Speech Pathology

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory to inpatient and home and community-based services.


  • Permanent Position
  • Full-Time at 80 hours per fortnight
  • Part-Time applications will be considered, please feel free to apply for 1 or several components of this job
  • 0.4 EFT in ICU,  0.49 EFT in Neurosciences and 0.11 EFT in Burns Outpatient Clinic
  • Grade 2 or Grade 3 Classification 
  • Alfred Hospital Location 


The Department

The Alfred Health Speech Pathology Department is a coordinated service across all of Alfred Health which includes The Alfred Hospital; Caulfield Hospital; and Sandringham Hospital. At The Alfred a Speech Pathology service is provided to inpatients on all units and outpatients as referred through medical clinics.


The Role

We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Speech Pathologist to join the Alfred Health Speech Pathology team. The position is based in the Acute Services at Alfred Health and will provide support to the Speech Pathology Department. The main responsibilities are:

  • To provide high quality assessment and management of patients within The Alfred, primarily within ICU, Neurosciences and Burns.
  • To foster excellence in the Speech Pathology Service by providing leadership and facilitating the clinical and professional skills of Speech Pathology staff and students.
  • To assist in and promote the overall functioning of the Speech Pathology Department by working with the Manager, Speech Pathology, to coordinate the day-to-day administrative and clinical activities on The Alfred site.
  • To contribute to and coordinate ongoing quality improvement activities.


Skills/Qualifications Required 

  • Degree or equivalent in Speech Pathology
  • Eligibility for membership of Speech Pathology Association of Australia
  • Post graduate qualifications in a relevant clinical area or working towards this
  • Significant clinical experience as a qualified Speech Pathologist, predominantly in the area of acute adult care, specifically in ICU
  • Extensive experience in supervision and professional development of Speech Pathologists, support staff and Speech Pathology students
  • Evidence of previous involvement in clinical research


Staff Benefits

  • Salary Packaging
  • Discount Health Insurance
  • Car Parking (subject to availability)
  • Onsite Gym (The Alfred Hospital)
  • Child care services (The Alfred Hospital)


Please address the key selection criteria listed in the position description.


All enquiries should be addressed to Speech Pathology Manager, Kate Lawlor, k.lawlor@alfred.org.au. Mobile 0437353788


Applications close Sunday 9th October 2022


Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

All Alfred Health employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and Influenza with a TGA approved vaccine and must provide evidence of their vaccination status. This is in accordance with the Victorian Minister of Health’s Mandatory Vaccination Orders for COVID-19 and legislated requirement for influenza vaccination.    

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

  • Closed 2 months ago - 09 Oct 2022