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Tasmanian Government

Senior Speech and Language Pathologist - 953259

Department of Education
(Learning) (Learning Services (Southern Region)) (Student Support (Southern Region))

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Position details

Award/Classification:Allied Health Professionals (Tasmanian State Service) Agreement 2014 - Allied Health Professional Level 4
Salary:$102,808.00 - $106,596.00 per annum
Employment Type: Permanent, full-time
Region: South


Work in schools as a member of a multi-disciplinary Learning Service support team to provide a speech and language pathologist service which supports students and families. Contribute to capacity building of school communities to improve access, participation and achievement of students. Provide high level advice and undertake professional speech and language pathology leadership to the Learning Services as identified by the Supervisor and the General Manager Learning Services.

Essential Requirements

A degree in Speech Pathology from an Australian University, Institute of Technology or College of Advanced Education or an equivalent award from a recognised overseas institution. The Registration to Work with Vulnerable People Act 2013 requires persons undertaking work in a regulated activity to be registered. A regulated activity is a child related service or activity defined in the Registration to Work with Vulnerable People Regulations 2014. This registration must remain current and valid at all times whilst employed in this role and the status of this may be checked at any time during employment. • Current Tasmanian Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Registration Status - Employment) The cost associated with obtaining a Tasmanian Registration to Work with Vulnerable People is the responsibility of the individual. .

Desirable Requirements

o A current driver's licence. o Eligibility for membership of Speech Pathology Australia.

Enquiries to Greg Phair 0409393572

All interested applicants are strongly encouraged to discuss specific details of the vacancy with the Contact Person.

For relevant supporting documents, including a statement of duties, please click Apply Now.

Electronic submission of applications via ‘Apply Now’ is preferred.

Applications submitted electronically:

  • must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format, each with a size no greater than 10MB
  • will be acknowledged immediately by return email
  • do not require additional paper copies of the application to be sent through the mail

Applicants should forward/include:

  • a completed Application for Employment form
  • a statement addressing the selection criteria
  • relevant personal details and work history.

All applicants are required to supply a valid email address with their application for the purposes of email communication.

The cost associated with obtaining a Tasmanian Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Registration Status - Employment) is the responsibility of the individual.

Applications should be made via the Apply Now button.  Applications close on 23 February 2018, at 11.30pm AEST. Mailing address Human Resources (Vacancy and Staffing Services), Department of Education, GPO Box 169, Hobart, TAS, 7001, phone (03) 6165 6285.

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