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Speech Therapist transition to Mental Health (Gr2) - Child & Youth

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions1 Position
  • Job no: 66793
  • 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.



Exciting opportunity for speech pathologists wishing to undertake a 12-month secondment to our Alfred ICYAMHWS Transition to Specialty Practice role.

  • Fulltime with flexible ADO - 12 month contract commencing Jan 2024
  • Based in Moorabbin
  • Speech Pathologist Grade 2
  • Portable long service leave from other public health services

What's in it for you

  • Frequent professional development opportunities
  • Regular professional supervision
  • Supportive multi-disciplinary team environment

About us

Alfred ICYAMHWS (Infant, Child & Youth Area Mental Health & Wellbeing Service) is one component of the Department of Mental & Addiction Health at Alfred Health. We are a community-based service providing comprehensive assessment, treatment and case management to infants, children, adolescents and young people up to the age of 25 years of age presenting with behavioural, emotional, psychiatric or developmental difficulties. 

What you’ll be doing

The Speech Pathology transition position is a structured and supportive 12-month program, which enables graduated Speech Pathologists to gain confidence and competency working in the public mental health sector. 

The overall aim is for clinicians who might have worked primarily within their specific discipline to be supported in delivering high quality client-centred care to people living with serious mental illness.

The Speech Pathology Allied Health clinician will be based in multi-disciplinary teams and will provide a discipline specific and case management role to clients at the Child Youth Mental Health Service.

What you've got

  • Tertiary qualification in Speech Pathology (Essential)
  • Eligibility for membership of Speech Pathology Australia [Essential]
  • A sound knowledge of current Speech Pathology practices relevant to the position and its theoretical base
  • Clinical paediatric experience or strong interest in children and / or adolescents presenting with social, emotional, learning and behavioural problems
  • Current Victorian Driver's License
  • Australian working rights
  • Full covid and 2023 Influenza vaccination
  • Have/be willing to apply for a valid Victorian Working with Children Check

Other benefits

  • Great employment benefits as part of Alfred Health - Wellbeing initiatives, access to salary packaging, novated leasing and discounted health insurance and banking
  • Located close to public transport, shops and cafes

If this opportunity sounds like it is for you, click the APPLY button, include your resume and cover letter. 

For more information regarding the position, please contact Dana Goldsmith or Marcella Van Mourik on ph: 8552 0555

Closing date: Sunday 26th November 2023 by 11pm AEDT


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.

In accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption. 

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au