About Access Health and CommunityWith a history of 150 years and caring at our centre, our mission and commitment is to build healthier lives within our communities and to deliver excellent health and community services for all.  We have a dedicated and experienced team of over 300 employees and 200 volunteers operating across 18 locations. Our people are the centre of everything we do, making a contribution to the wellbeing of the community every day through our work, making a difference every day to those that need it most. About the roleWe are seeking a highly motivated paediatric clinician to join our rapidly growing Child & Family Services Team whose focus and passion is to work within a multi and transdisciplinary supportive team environment and within the wonderful world of paediatrics. AccessHC has an excellent reputation for its highly experienced and dynamic teams of allied health professionals who deliver services to pre-school and school aged children and their families within the communities in the Eastern suburbs. What you will be doing We encourage Grade 1’s to apply as we have Senior Speech Pathologists to mentor and provide one on one supervision and an abundance of professional opportunities that support a rich learning environment. The successful applicant will predominantly work with children who are funded under a mix of NDIS, and public state and other federal health funding.Operate a paediatric speech pathology service within multi and transdisciplinary teams to ensure the delivery of centre based and outreach services to all eligible clientsAssess, plan and provide interventions for a caseload of pre-school and school aged childrenInitiate, plan, implement and evaluate group therapy programs for children as appropriateParticipate in client care meetings and department meetings for the purposes of team care planning, case conferencing and client reviewIn collaboration with other AccessHC Child & Family service staff and management, review the content of individual & group programs and make service changes based on the outcome of these reviews What you will bring Demonstrated knowledge of typical and atypical childhood development in order to understand the child’s developmental delay or disability.Demonstrated skills in speech pathology assessment and intervention, based on current evidenced-based practice to ensure positive outcomes for the child and family.Ability to work both independently and as part of a teamExperience in planning and delivering group therapy programsA passion to deliver an exceptional customer service engagement with all customer AccessHC Culture & BenefitsThe reasons why people love working at AccessHC:Not only will you benefit from a rewarding and challenging career; you will thrive in our collaborative and supportive culture where you will make a positive difference each day giving back to those that need it most.Enjoy the extensive AccessHC range of benefits that are on offer;A truly supportive and valued based culture and engaged workforceA culture of trust and empowerment for people to grow and thriveCommitment to a work-life balance with flexible working conditionsGenerous salary packaging opportunities (up to $15,990 per annum + meals/entertainment expenses)A commitment to ongoing professional Development and career growthPaid parental leave and opportunity to purchase additional leaveAnnual leave Loading Access Health and Community have an authentic commitment to the health and wellbeing of our staff:  Wellbeing Connector Program  A network of 20 peer supporters called Wellbeing Connectors that are there to talk with their colleagues about mental health   Personal Resilience Plans Every staff member at AccessHC have the opportunity to complete a Personal Resilience Plan with the support of their manager. These plans are a proactive approach to addressing and navigating workplace stress   Wellbeing Information Sessions Access to recorded Wellbeing Sessions: staff have access to a number of recorded sessions facilitated by experts in the field addressing self-care, vicarious trauma, compassion fatigue, burnout and dealing with difficult behaviours from clients  The Wellness Well The Wellness Well: An internal grants program that provides staff with upwards of $5,000 to implement activities that benefit physical, social and mental wellbeing   Employee Assistance ProgramWe offer counseling for our people through our Employee Assistance Program (EAP). You can access up to three sessions in a 12-month period  Wellbeing Days  Available annually to all permanent and fixed term full-time and part time employees an opportunity to take a day off from work for your self-care and wellbeing   Environmental Impact initiativesAccess Health and Community are committed to taking action to reduce our impact on the environment and as a City Switch member we access resources, toolkits and expertise to help us become a more environmentally sustainable organisation. We have implemented a number of climate related initiatives, to reduce e-waste, by recycling old computers, monitors and ink cartridges and waste separation, and allocated a pin to print for all staff to reduce and cut down waste production and unnecessary printing. Apply NowIf this position resonates with you and you are passionate about working alongside an experienced and supportive team, we would love to see your resume and a paragraph or two about where you are on your professional journey and why you think the position will work well for you.Please reach out to Louise Rehe louise.rehe@accesshc.org.au Mobile: 0438 072261 for further information and/or the opportunity to discuss this role.Please refer to the position description on our website for the key selection criteria information: https://accesshc.org.au/careers/Apply now so you don’t miss this opportunity. We will be assessing applications as they are submittedApplications close DATE: 5th December 2022 Access Health and Community is a Child Safe Organisation.Access Health and Community actively supports an inclusive culture and celebrates diversity. We encourage applications from people with disabilities, people with lived experience of mental health and/or AOD recovery, and people with diverse genders and sexualitiesAccess Health and Community actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from a culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgroundAccess Health and Community acknowledges and pays respect to the Traditional Custodians of this land on which we workAccess Health and Community is committed to protecting the health and safety of our workers and those who attend our services.  Access Health and Community is a provider of disability services and successful applicants will be required to undertake a NDIS Workers Screening Check, WWW Check and if necessary, an International Police check prior to any appointment.Position Description AUD Melbourne 3004