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Senior Speech Pathologist | Karratha

Posted 3 months ago by Alisha Small

Salary: HSO Level P2 $105,824 – $112,443 p.a. pro rata
Location: Pilbara Population Health
Unit/Division: Pilbara – Population Health
Work Type: Permanent – Part Time, Permanent – Full Time, Fixed Term – Part Time, Fixed Term – Full Time
Position No: 00400062
Closing Date: 2021-11-19 4:00 PM (YYYY-MM-DD) 

Position Profile: The successful candidate will work within a multidisciplinary team to deliver Speech Pathology services within the West Pilbara region, including community, hospital and outreach services. The successful candidate will support both children and adults with a range of presentations, including speech, language, fluency and feeding. The Senior Speech Pathologist provides clinical leadership, support and mentoring to a Speech Pathology team.

Team Profile: Pilbara Population Health is a multidisciplinary team of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers, Speech Pathologists, Dietitians, Allied Health Assistants, Community nurses, Public Health clinicians and Health Promotion staff, that work together to provide community nursing, allied health, public health and health promotion services to the community.

Employee benefits: In addition to the great salary our employees enjoy an amazing range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):

  • Air conditioning subsidy
  • Subsidised housing
  • District allowance
  • 10% employer contributed superannuation into a fund of your choice. For further information click here.
  • Access to generous salary packaging arrangements
  • Professional Development Opportunities and Study Leave/assistance
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Flexible leave arrangements
  • WA Health is committed to a smoke free environment across all buildings, grounds and vehicles.

For Further Job Related Information: We encourage you to contact Liz Bradshaw on 08 9144 7832.

How to Apply:

  • Applicants are advised to write a statement addressing each selection criteria on the attached Job Description From. This selection criteria should be no more than 3 pages.
  • Please also provide a detailed curriculum vitae which summarises your experience and how you are able to meet the position requirements.  It is preferable for your referee to be a current supervisor or manager.
  • These documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online.
  • Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete the online application process as you will be required to answer various questions and attach your documentation

If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employee Services on 13 44 77 for immediate assistance during business hours.

Eligibility to Apply: Australian citizenship or permanent residency is an essential requirement for applicants to be considered for permanent positions in the public sector.

All WA health system employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to access health care facilities, pursuant to the Health Worker (Restrictions on Access) Directions

ential Aged Care Facility Worker Access Directions (ACWD) and the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination and Vaccination Program Policy, unless the employee is exempt pursuant to the HWAD and/or ACWD.

Other Conditions: WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour.

This vacancy is subject to a Western Australian Working With Children (WWC) Check. For further information please refer to the WWC website at:

Please note this recruitment process requires completion of satisfactory Pre-Employment Health Assessment (PEHA).  Any offer of employment with WA Country Health Service (WACHS) is conditional on satisfactory PEHA to ensure you are able to perform the inherent requirements of the position. An unsatisfactory PEHA will result in the offer of employment being withdrawn.  Please see the attached WACHS PEHA Policy for further information.

WA Health is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

WA Health is committed to growing the Aboriginal workforce as a part of WA Health’s Aboriginal Workforce Policy.  As a measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 applies to this position.  Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply.

  • Listing ID: 7625
  • Organisation Details: Pilbara - Population Health
Contact details

KarrathaWestern Australia,6714 Show Phone Number