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Allied Health Practitioner - Occupational Therapist & Speech Pathologist

  • Kew, VIC, Australia, 3101
  • Various Locations, VIC, Australia
  • Full time
  • Part time
  • Join a team of highly skilled Allied Health professionals within Early Childhood Intervention  
  • Permanent full-time and part-time positions available based in Kew
  • Perfect opportunity for a skilled OT and Speech Pathologists or recent graduates

About VMCH

We know you are spoilt for choice in the vibrant Allied Health marketspace, but here are just a few reasons why VMCH (Villa Maria Catholic Homes) is the perfect workplace for you: 

  • Our values underpin the work we do – Compassion, Respect and Inclusion aren’t just words to us, they guide us in everything we do
  • Our services are as diverse as the people we support
  • We’re a community of people who share a common goal – a commitment to empowering and enabling people to reach their full potential

We offer a range of benefits to ensure your career at VMCH is fulfilling and rewarding. Benefits include;

  • A competitive salary + $15,900 salary packaging + $2,500 meals and entertainment
  • Flexible work arrangements – hybrid model
  • Ongoing professional development
  • Paid parental leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Praise Program where we recognise and reward the terrific work of our staff
  • Join a team of highly skilled and like-minded Educational and Allied Health professionals who are genuinely passionate about what they do

Don’t just take our word for it, take a look at what our staff are saying:

About the role

As a VMCH Occupational Therapist and Speech Pathologist, you will

  • Work as part of a trans-disciplinary team within Early Childhood Intervention Services (ECIS) to deliver high quality services to clients, families and children  
  • Provide key worker support including; deliver a broad range of evidence informed intervention strategies, standardised assessments and parent training to increase communication and active participation in social and educational settings for children;
  • Undertake face to face consultation and relationship building in natural environments, schools and kindergartens as well as on-site at VMCH facilities and therapy spaces;
  • liaise and collaborate with a transdisciplinary team to design and deliver comprehensive support plans; and

If you’re a creative problem solver who is motivated by their contribution in actively working with people in building their capacity and reaching set goals, you should apply today!

This is a wonderful opportunity for a skilled OT and Speech Pathologist with extensive experience or for a recent graduate who is looking to kick-start their career within the Allied Health space.

Skills & experience

  • A relevant tertiary qualification (OT or Speech Pathology) and relevant registration
  • Extensive experience in paediatric assessment and service delivery
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to provide effective consultative skills that facilitate change through use of reflective and strength-based practice
  • An understanding of the Key worker model
  • Ability to coach other trans disciplinary team members in areas of expertise
  • A current NDIS Worker Screening Check
  • A current Victorian Drivers license
  • A current Working with Children Check (WWCC)
  • Evidence of relevant vaccinations (2022 flu vaccination and COVID-19 including 3rd booster)

About us

Here at VMCH our services are as diverse as the people we support. As a for-purpose organisation, compassion, respect and inclusion aren’t just words to us, they guide us in everything we do. While we’ve been around for over a century, we’re always moving forward. We stay true to who we are by supporting people and families to live their best lives, providing a place to call home and spaces to learn and grow.

As an employee of VMCH you will be provided with ongoing professional development and career pathways, a positive & supportive workplace culture and excellent salary packaging benefits. Join the team making a difference to the lives of older Australians, people with disabilities, families and carers.

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