Lecturer, Allied Health (Speech Pathology)

Broken Hill, Australia
$110,856 + 17% superannuation
19 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
16 Oct 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Full time fixed term until 31 December 2023 Parental leave cover
  • An exciting opportunity for a Lecturer to contribute to education to the discipline of Speech Pathology within the Rural Clinical School located at Broken Hill NSW
  • Base Salary $110,856 + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

The Broken Hill UDRH is funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health Rural Multidisciplinary Health Program. The Department operates a successful multidisciplinary rural clinical placement program for allied health, medical, and nursing students in far west NSW, contributes to rural and remote health and health workforce research, and supports health service and community engagement in the region. The position will contribute to the development and operation of the Department's Rural Allied Health (Speech Pathology) Placement Program.

The primary function of the Lecturer Allied Health (Speech Pathology) is to coordinate Speech Pathology undergraduate/postgraduate student clinical placements in primary schools in Broken Hill and outlying communities, ensuring optimal clinical learning and community engagement experiences. The position also contributes to the development, delivery and evaluation of inter-professional learning.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • liaise with various stakeholders ie principals, teachers and learning support team, university placement coordinators, and professional education staff
  • work with the student program team to allocate students, create timetables, and ensure student compliance with placement requirements
  • build and maintain relationships with multidisciplinary health care providers
  • contribute to collaborative research and community engagement activities
  • actively engage with rural communities, undertake activities to promote student placements, and support health professionals working within these communities

About you

  • tertiary qualifications in Speech and Language Pathology
  • demonstrated experience of developing partnerships with stakeholders in a community setting
  • demonstrated clinical knowledge and experience working in paediatrics
  • ability to work independently and in a multidisciplinary team across teaching and community/professional engagement activities
  • evidence of evaluation and research capability demonstrated by direct experience in research projects, health service/program evaluation or quality improvement activities
  • experience in student supervision, mentoring and teaching and learning
  • eligibility for practicing membership of Speech Pathology Australia or the equivalent professional association
  • experience in participation as a team member in designing, implementing and evaluating teaching and learning initiatives
  • capacity to develop networks and relationships with key academic, industry and professional institutions, partners and stakeholders
  • understanding/experience of inter-professional practice
  • knowledge and understanding of the key issues in rural and remote health care, the discipline and higher education sector
  • Hold a valid NSW Drivers License.

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Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

As this position is located on a NSW Health site, it is a regulatory requirement to complete compulsory employment checks prior to starting in this position, including mandatory COVID 19 vaccination or NSW Health approved exemption.

This position is designated as involving child-related work. To undertake or remain in this position, you are required to apply for and obtain a Working with Children Check clearance in accordance with the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.

EEO statement

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, women, people living with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

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Sunday 16 October 2022 11:59 PM

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