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As a Speech Pathologist at Yooralla, you will diagnose and treat communication and swallowing difficulties in children, adults or across the lifespan (dependent on the role). 

A key element of the role is supporting people to overcome communication difficulties such as:

  • challenges with speech (including support with Augmentative and Alternative Communication)
  • understanding and/or using language
  • listening
  • social skills
  • stuttering
  • reading and writing, and
  • using their voice.

Joining Yooralla’s Allied Services team means that you will be working with like-minded practitioners in a collegiate environment, using evidence-based practice.

If you have strong clinical skills, expertise in a minimum of one of the above relevant areas, and are keen to broaden your experience in supporting individuals with disability to meet their goals, access the community and increase their independence, we hope to receive your application.

IMAGE:  A Speech pathologist is demonstrating to a person how to use a communication device

Getting started

We have a range of allied health roles that may be what you’re looking for. Find a role where you can use evidence-based Speech Pathology practice to support children, adults or people with disability across the lifespan to achieve their goals.

The benefits of working with us

Join Yooralla and you’ll work as part of a positive and passionate team, in an organisation that has over 100 years’ experience supporting Victorians with disability of all ages and needs, in their home and in the community. As one of Victoria’s oldest and largest for purpose disability services providers, Yooralla can provide you with a unique career path where your strengths, enthusiasm and skills are well-rewarded. As an employee you will receive:

  • A competitive and attractive salary with salary packaging (tax) benefits.
  • Working in an experienced, collaborative and supportive multidisciplinary team of allied health professionals.
  • Ongoing professional development and communities of practice.
  • Administration and logistical support, so you can focus on your clinical work.
  • Opportunities to get involved in research and development with leading Universities.
  • Diversity of caseload and working in person-centred and family-centred practice models.
  • Flexible, permanent roles where you can choose to be full-time or part-time.

About you

To be successful in these roles you will have:

  • Experience working with children or adults with disability (dependent on the role) with a variety of needs requiring support with their communication or swallowing.
  • Exceptional communication skills and experience in working as part of a trans-disciplinary or multi-disciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated clinical capability and analytical skills.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Full registration/ probationary registration or eligibility for registration as a Speech Pathologist with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority (AHPRA), or full registration with Speech Pathology Australia.
  • Tertiary qualification in Speech Pathology (mandatory) and postgraduate qualification in a related field such as Health Sciences (desirable).
  • A current driver’s licence and own vehicle, as travel to various service locations is required in the role.
Apply now for a rewarding career in Speech Pathology

Apply now for a rewarding career in Speech Pathology

Looking for a great work/life balance, diversity of caseload and a rewarding career? Our Allied Health Team may be the fit for you.

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