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Senior Technical Advisor - Nursing , Speech Pathology (Penrith)

Job Title: Senior Technical Advisor - Nursing , Speech Pathology (Penrith)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: New South Wales
Industry:
Salary: Pay Rate- APS 6 $51.50 per hour + superannuation
Start Date: 2019-09-16
Reference: JO-1909-534096
Contact Name: Jessica Abboud
Contact Email: jessica.abboud@talentinternational.com
Job Published: September 16, 2019 11:16

Job Description

Talent International are currently recruiting for an experienced Speech Pathologist to work for one of our Federal Government clients based in Penrith. This position is a 12 month contract role and is paying an hourly rate of $51.50 per hour plus superannuation. 

Key Responsibilities:
  • Providing subject matter expertise using a coaching and mentoring approach, advising on the most appropriate supports to achieve participant outcomes and complex decision making 
  • Brokering solutions and supporting regional delegates with advice where more complex or disability specific responses are required.
  • Liaising and working cooperatively with stakeholders including internal and external planners and organisation delegates to ensure consistent decision making and outcome achievement.
  • Contribution to policy and operational guidelines required to maximise Agency performance;
  • Supporting regional delegates to undertake plan reviews
  • Independent research identifying best practice in your area of expertise, preparation of Agency position papers and recommendations in your specialist area.
  • Ensuring high quality written advice and record keeping, including competency with IT systems.
  • Promoting a supportive and positive working environment;
  • Promoting workplace practices consistent with agency policy and in accordance with Australian Public Service values and leadership behaviours.
Qualifications:
Required qualifications in Nursing or Occupational Therapy
These are acknowledged as covering degree, advanced or other diploma qualifications in the following areas:
  • Nursing (must be eligible for AHPRA registration),
  • Speech Pathology,
  • Occupational Therapy
Essential requirements
It is highly desirable that applicants have
  • Nursing- experience in ICU, community or respiratory nursing,
  • Speech Pathology- experience in health related supports
  • Occupational Therapy - experience in health related supports, assistive technology, and home modifications.
  • An understanding of or lived experience in disability.
  • An understanding of insurance and/or compensation systems

If you can successfully demonstrate all the above, then please apply now. For further information, you may contact Jessica Abboud on 02 9223 9855 for a confidential discussion. 

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