Speech Pathologist

$74,617 yearly
  • Fairfield City Council
  • 86 Avoca Road, Wakeley NSW, Australia
  • Jan 11, 2021
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Job Type

Contract (Long Term)


Salary from $74,617 per annum plus superannuation

Position Description

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Reference No. 2020.066

Salary from $74,617 per annum plus superannuation

Temporary full-time 12 months

Fairfield City Council manages a variety of children and family services including long day care, preschool, family day care, supported playgroups and early intervention services and family support. Strong networking opportunities and support exists for staff who work within our services, as do internal opportunities for skills development and career progression across service types. The Children and Family Services Business Unit is strongly committed to providing opportunities for professional development including a leadership program for directors, study support including study leave and reimbursement and secondments across the services. Comprehensive training plans to suit individuals are also available, as is consistent support from the Manager.

THE POSITION: We are seeking to employ an enthusiastic Speech Pathologist to join our Fairstart Early Intervention team at Greenfield Park. Fairstart Early Intervention is a registered provider for the National Disability Insurance Scheme. This position requires applicants to deliver individual and group sessions to preschool and primary school aged children with moderate to severe developmental delay and/or disabilities.

Role Expectations

  • Current membership of Speech Pathology Australia, Medicare Provider Number, current Working With Children Check, Driver’s License
  • Experience working with children with disabilities (including ASD, developmental delay, intellectual impairment and Down’s Syndrome)
  • Experience in administering formal and informal assessment and implementing sound evidence based therapy techniques within and across a diverse range of disorders
  • Experience working with interpreters, clients of CALD background and children and families with complex needs
  • Experience in implementing and monitoring individual plans developed through a collaborative family centred approach with families, services and staff

Applications close on Monday 18 January 2021, 11.59pm

For further information, please contact Children and Family Services on 9725 0393.

Applicants must be prepared to undergo a medical examination at Council's expense. Fairfield City Council is a smoke-free workplace and is an EEO employer.

Applications must address the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in the position description. Your resume should also be able to reflect the skills required. A position description is available from the contact person listed above, or from Council’s website.

Applicants must provide two current work references (Reference name, title and business phone number is required. Mobile numbers are not recommended). If you are successful to the final interview all qualifications and memberships must be supplied by providing certified copies, and will be confirmed by Council. The successful applicant may be required to undertake a National Police Clearance prior to commencement

We kindly ask for no recruiters at this stage.


Job Closing Date

Jan 18, 2021