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Senior Technical Advisor - Nursing , Speech Pathology (Penrith)

Job Details

Location
New South Wales
Salary
Pay Rate- APS 6 $51.50 per hour + superannuation
Job Type
Contract
Ref
JO-1909-534096
Contact
Jessica Abboud
Posted
28 days ago
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.