Bridges for Learning needs a Speech Pathologist in Bowral

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Bridges for Learning, an organisation facilitating early assistance with child development, is seeking a Part Time Speech Pathologist to work in Bowral.

The successful applicant will work with a team of therapists, specialist teachers and assistants to provide transdisciplinary programs that combine therapeutic, developmental and educational outcomes for young children with an autism spectrum disorder.

The successful applicant will have relevant qualifications qualifications in speech pathology and will be eligible for membership of the Speech Pathology Association of Australia.

Closing date: 15 May 2012

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Speech Pathologist needed in Canterbury and Bankstown

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Our featured job this week is a Speech Pathologist role with Koorana Child and Family Services in Canterbury and Bankstown.

Koorana Child and Family Services are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Speech Pathologist to work Full Time within their multidisciplinary therapy team.

The Speech Pathologist will offer intervention and support within a variety of service delivery models including individual consultation, individual and group intervention, staff, family and community consultation, training and resourcing families and centres.

The position has a specific focus on supporting children with additional needs, particularly those with autism, and their families.

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Autism Spectrum Australia seek Aboriginal Project Officer in Prospect

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This is your opportunity to be involved in an exciting new project at Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect), which will deliver a information sessions and workshops across NSW using a culturally inclusive program to support parents and carers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people with Autism Spectrum Disorders. The project aims to build awareness and capacity, therefore enabling them to support their child’s learning outcomes.

On a Full Time, 12 month fixed term contract, working in an excellent team environment, with competitive remuneration with excellent salary packaging

Essential criteria

  • Engaging in respectful and collaborative partnership and building processes with key members of Aboriginal communities in the planning, delivery and support of this program
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent
  • Demonstrated experience in working collaboratively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities on specific projects
  • Experience in conducting research and/or outcomes focused projects with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and to deadline
  • Highly developed written, oral communications, interpersonal, organisational and time management skills
  • Able to undertake travel within NSW
  • Use of car and current driver’s licence
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite

Desirable criteria

  • Experience in working with students with ASD and/or other disabilities and parent/carers of children/young people with ASD
  • Knowledge of current research evidence base in the education of students with ASD and building sustainable networks to support parents/carers

Competitive salary package to be negotiated based on qualifications and experience. Excellent salary packaging opportunities available.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
Autism Spectrum Australia is a Public Benevolent Institution and EEO employer.

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