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Speech Pathologist Grade 2 - ABI

LocationCaulfield Hospital
Work TypePart Time - Fixed Term
Positions1 Position
Job no: 68628
Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Speech Pathology
  • Fixed term opportunity - Ending end of August 2024
  • Full Time at 80 hours per fortnight
  • Great Staff benefits

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.

  • Fixed term opportunity until end August 2024
  • Full time across Inpatient ABI and Community ABI Rehab Service
  • Grade 2 position
  • Location: Caulfield hospital
  • Great staff benefits


Alfred Health's Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Rehabilitation Centre provides specialist state-wide rehabilitation services for people with moderate to severe acquired brain injuries including traumatic brain injuries, stroke, hypoxic brain injuries and other causes of non-progressive brain injury. The service is comprised of an inpatient rehabilitation service, a community rehabilitation service and a 4-bed transitional living service.

Position Summary

This grade 2 clinician is responsible for:

  • Providing high quality assessment and management of patients within the ABI community rehabilitation service and ABI inpatient unit, primarily in the areas of communication, cognition, swallowing and voice
  • Contributing to an interdisciplinary team approach to achieve optimal patient care and outcomes and to minimise clinical risk
  • Participation within the student education program
  • Contributing to quality improvement and research activities within the ABI service
  • Promoting a culture of ongoing learning and development within the team.
  • Enhancing the overall functioning of the ABI programs by participating in necessary administrative tasks.

Qualifications and Experience Required

  • A recognised degree in Speech Pathology
  • Eligibility for membership of Speech Pathology Australia
  • Previous experience in a community rehabilitation setting is highly desirable

Staff Benefits

Alfred Health’s ABI Service provides you with access to regular clinical supervision, opportunities for continued professional development and being part of a friendly and supportive team.Other organisational benefits include:

  • Salary packaging and novated leasing are available via Maxxia
  • Access to staff health and wellbeing incentives
  • Discounted health insurance
  • Onsite staff gym

Enquiries to Cath Naismith, Grade 4 Senior Speech Pathologist on 03 9076 7423.

Applications close 11pm AEST, Friday 14th June 2024.

Applications are to be submitted electronically.

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