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Senior Speech Pathologist (516732)

Tasmanian Health Service
Tasmanian Hlth Service - Southern Region
THS - Sth - WA&CS

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Position details

Applications close: AEST
Award/Classification:Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement/Allied Health Professional, Level 3
Salary:$94,469 to $111,765 pro rata, per annum
Employment Type: Part Time
Region: South
Location:Royal Hobart Hospital

The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for a Senior Speech Pathologist (516732) vacancy.


$94,469 to $111,765 pro-rata, per annum

Please note that access to salaries beyond $105,158 is subject to qualifications and application to the personal upgrade scheme as with Schedule 8 of the Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement 2019.


Allied Health Professional Level 3


Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement 2019

Period of Employment

Fixed term part-time day work, working 8 hours per fortnight commencing as soon as possible for a period of three months.


Statewide Audiology Services - Royal Hobart Hospital

Focus of Duties:

Provide and coordinate Speech Pathology services to clients seen in the Statewide Audiology Service (includes the Tasmanian Cochlear Implant Clinic & Diagnostic Audiology Clinic).


1. Provide specialised clinical assessment, diagnosis and intervention to children and adults referred to the Tasmanian Cochlear Implant Clinic.

2. Act as a resource person in the area of clinical expertise, working as an effective member of the multidisciplinary Statewide Tasmanian Cochlear Implant Clinic team to ensure treatment/intervention plans are appropriate.

3. Promote a case coordination approach to the management of children referred to the clinic.

4. Maintain files and progress reports for the purpose of ensuring the availability of information and compliance.

5. Initiate and contribute to the development, implementation and review of policies, procedures and clinical practice guidelines for speech pathology services and where relevant for the multidisciplinary team.

6. Provide authoritative technical and policy advice which draws on in depth knowledge of speech pathology practice and act as a statewide resource in speech pathology for children and adults with cochlear implants.

7. Actively participate in and contribute to the organisation’s Quality & Safety and Work Health & Safety processes, including the development and implementation of safety systems, improvement initiatives and related training, ensuring that quality and safety improvement processes are in place and acted upon.

Essential Requirements

  • Degree or diploma in Applied Science, Speech Pathology or equivalent and eligibility for membership of Speech Pathology Australia.
  • Current Tasmanian Working with Children Registration.

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer.

The following checks are to be conducted:

1.  Conviction checks in the following areas:

a)  Crimes of Violence
b)  Sex Related Offences
c)  Serious Drug Offences
d)  Crimes involving dishonesty

2.  Identification check

3.  Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Desirable Requirements

  • Current Drivers Licence

Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

Download File 516732 Senior Speech Pathologist HP03 (March 2021) (2).pdf

Download File 516732 Senior Speech Pathologist HP03 (March 2021).docx

Download File Applicant Guide.pdf

Download File Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply

Apply Online.  Please click the blue "Apply Now" button on this screen.
Applications will only be accepted online. This ensures important questions about you are answered. 

You will be prompted to complete an online application form, complete/upload your selection criteria responses and attach your resume.  Please note that attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details for two referees before applying.

Important information

The email account you provide when making job applications will be used in correspondence to you.  It is important that this is kept up to date and monitored regularly.

To update your email address (or contact number), log in to and look for “Existing applicant login” where you can update your details.

For further information contact

Michelle Chacksfield
Discipline Lead - Audiology
Phone:  (03) 6166 0107

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