Published: 25/06/2024 - Expires: 03/12/2024 | ID: BH-21015-1

Locum Hospital Speech Pathologist – January start date - Wonthaggi, VIC

  • Salary Type: FREE accommodation available + $200 travel

 

  • 3 month locum to start in January
  • Gorgeous surf coast location
  • FREE accommodation available + $200 travel

 
 
Experienced Grade 1 or Grade 2 Locum Speech Pathologist required for this lovely regional health service based in regional Victoria, less than two hours from Melbourne. Join an Allied Health team that includes Physiotherapy, Speech Pathology, Dietetics, Podiatry, Social Work, AOD, Counselling, Social Support Groups, AHAs.
 
The service run a 3 month rotation model. The position would likely be 3 months on the acute ward which is a mixture of general medical, orthopaedic and neurology caseload, then 3 months in the rehab rotation which would be 3 days per week working on the rehab/GEM ward (similar case mix) and 2 days working with outpatients.
 
The outpatient caseload is managed as goal directed community rehabilitation involving an assessment and then up to six session therapy block if indicated (weekly or fortnightly usually). The outpatient caseload is management of dysphagia, dysarthria, dysphonia, aphasia, cognitive-communication impairments from a range of aetiologies.
 
Supervision can be provided fortnightly by the Grade 3 clinician and Team leader.   The speech pathology team is a team of 4 (3.9EFT) working across emergency dept, acute ward, subacute ward, community adults and community preschool aged paediatrics, and residential aged care.
 
 

  • Adult speech pathology experience (community or hospital based) required
  • A driver’s license is required as all positions require home visits
  • FREE accommodation available – it is preferable to have car to travel to and from work
  • Locum rates based on experience $$
  • $200 towards travel

 
Open to Grade 1 or Grade 2 clinicians.

The region is a combination of unspoilt coastline and picturesque rural hinterland. A popular holiday destination, with quaint rural villages, bustling holiday towns, rolling hills and world renowned surf breaks. Close to Philip Island and driving distance to Melbourne.
 
To apply for this role or to enquire about our other vacancies, please contact Rachael – Allied Health Division Lead at CC Medical on 0452 189 556 or email rachaeld@ccjobs.com.au
 
My contactable days are Monday – Friday. If you need to contact me over the weekend, please send an email.
 
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