For job-hunting Speech-Language Pathologists


Viva Speech Pathology for children and adults - seeks Speech Pathologists (Part time & Full time) across our clinics to start by 15th of July 2019

There is an exciting opportunity to build up a 2 day a week caseload at Viva Speech Pathology Joondalup clinic (Mon & Tues - Joondalup family centre)

for maternity leave cover for a 20 month locum as a contractor (with options to extend work arrangement)

Another opportunity exists to build up a 5 day a week caseload at Viva’s Tuart Hill clinic (Mon-Fri – Tuart Hill Health Centre)

as an ongoing contractor for Viva speech pathology

(Therapists looking for 3-4 days of work are also welcome to apply)

Viva has existing referrals sources with new clients regularly booked by our reliable receptionist

and a range of effective caseload building tools, resources, support and advice to thrive as a speech pathologist in a private practice setting.

Info about practice:

  • Established in 2006

  • www.vivaspeech.com.au

  • https://www.linkedin.com/in/ingegaudin/

  • https://www.facebook.com/vivaspeechpathology/

  • Focus on evidence based practice and clinical excellence

  • Client and family centred in the way we strive to empower clients and families towards confident communication for life

  • Flexible and family work hours

  • Resources and admin support available

  • Dynamic professional & innovative work environment

  • Friendly social team

  • Mentoring and clinical supervision provided on request

  • School contract experience in the practice

  • Autism screening support in form of second opinion assessments available & Autism assessments training

  • Exceptional caseload variety (scope to work with teenagers and adults also if desired)

  • Scope to work special interest areas in the field and to take on / initiate new projects

Available for: Therapists with experience working in a private practice experience as a speech pathology contractor

Essential criteria

  • Experience treating paediatric communication difficulties in an effective family centred manner within a multidisciplinary team context

  • Private practice experience particularly experience building up and managing a private caseload

  • A high level of written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work independently and solve problems effectively

  • Commitment to ongoing professional development

Desirable criteria:

  • Experience assessing and treating literacy difficulties

  • Experience treating voice difficulties (paediatric and adult) using evidence based and family/ client centred practices

  • Experience treating stuttering (paediatric and adult)

  • Interest or experience working in adults with developmental communication difficulties using evidence based and family/ client centred practices (e.g. speech and language difficulties not effectively treated in childhood)

  • Experience using AAC using evidence based and family/ client centred practices

  • Experience doing multidisciplinary Autism assessment with existing referral networks

  • Public speaking / workshop presentation skills (Viva frequently provides talks and workshops)

  • Availability to work at least 3-4 days across both Viva clinics

Qualifications/ documentation required

  • A speech pathology degree as well as practising membership of Speech Pathology Australia

  • Working with children check card and a Police clearance

  • A Medicare provider number, an ABN and professional indemnity insurance will be required if hired as the successful contractor

Clinic and days

  • Joondalup Family Centre (Mon & Tues) - ongoing + cover for maternity leave locum

  • Tuart Hill Health Centre (Mon to Fri) - ongoing

To apply, please send:

  • Your CV to inge@vivaspeech.com.au with 2 references

  • Add clear info about all specific client groups and ages you have worked with

  • 2 reports / letters (complex cases preferred) with identity info removed, showing your ability to interpret raw assessment data and decide on severity levels in different clinical areas

Additional documentation such as final grades will also assist in recruitment of new graduates with less than one year of full experience.

Please call Practice Owner, Inge 0402 134 257 or inge@vivaspeech.com.au for any questions

Closing date: Monday 23rd of June 9am

Starting date: Monday 15th of July

Inge Gaudin

Practice Owner/ Principal Speech Pathologist

JOONDALUP Viva Clinic

Joondalup Family Centre

25 Jolstra Crescent

JOONDALUP WA 6027

Bookings: 9344 2900 / reception@vivaspeech.com.au / 0402 134 257

TUART HILL Viva clinic

Tuart Hill Health Centre

Suite 2, 213 Wanneroo Rd

(cnr of Morley Dr & Wanneroo Rd)

TUART HILL WA 6060

Bookings: (08) 9301 4128 / reception@vivaspeech.com.au / 0402 134 257


Contact us on +61 (08) 9344 2900

                                             reception@vivaspeech.com.au

                                          Alternatively: 0402 134 257 (Inge Gaudin Practice Owner)

                                   inge@vivaspeech.com.au

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