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KU Children's Services

Speech Pathologist | KU Starting Points Macarthur

South Western Sydney, New South Wales
Full Time

    • Permanent Full Time
    • Monthly Rostered Day Off (RDO)
    • Opportunities for career enhancement, progression and development

    An exciting opportunity has become available for a qualified Speech Pathologist who’s looking to join a team that aims to provide programs and services that is inclusive - in particular KU embraces and supports vulnerable families and those with children with additional needs, in accessing and participating in quality early childhood education and care. 

    As an approved NDIS service provider, KU Starting Points Macarthur provides early intervention and support to families who have young children (0–8 years) with disabilities or developmental delays in the Macarthur area to achieve positive goals and outcomes for children.

    We help children communicate, learn, move and play; support meaningful participation in children’s school, early childhood centre and community settings; and assist during transition times in children's and their family’s life, such as into educational and community settings.

    The Role

    As a member of the Education Support and Family Services team you will be working with a dedicated and skilled team of educators and allied health professionals providing support to children and families. 

    As the Speech Pathologist you will have experience working with children from 0-5 years old and be able to conduct play based assessments. You will be flexible and able to manage a caseload that is based in KU services in South West Sydney.

    This is a permanent full time position working Monday to Friday 8 hours per day and accruing a monthly Rostered Day Off (RDO).

    Furthermore, the scope of your responsibilities will include:

    • liaising with other professionals involved with children receiving speech pathology services where appropriate, in a professional and courteous manner.
    • referring children receiving speech pathology services to other professionals and/or agencies when necessary, in consultation with families and centre staff.
    • working collaboratively with all members of the Program team.
    • developing and maintaining relationships with external services such as Early Intervention Providers, other Allied Health professionals and mainstream educational and community services.
    • administrating initial and review assessments with children and providing written strategies for communication support for the children in the home and centre environments.

    To be considered for this role it is required that you have the following: 

    • Tertiary Degree in Speech Pathology or equivalent
    • Eligibility for membership of Speech Pathology Australia
    • Experience providing speech pathology services to children and families
    • Knowledge of NDIS and Keyworker Model
    • Experience working in a multidisciplinary team
    • Driver’s licence as this position would require some travel between services
    • NSW Working with Children Check 

    As part of this close knit team you will have the opportunity to work with other qualified, experienced staff, and will have the support of KU's dedicated Education Support and Family Programs team.

    Other benefits will include:

    • Rewarding salary package
    • Professional development
    • Salary packaging
    • Opportunity to work with one of the leaders in Early Childhood Education and care

    Please click 'Apply Now' to submit your application and cover letter addressing how you are suitable for this position.

    For more information and/or a confidential discussion, contact Katie on 9268 3934.

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