Position Details
Reference Number 54889
Position Title Head of Speech Pathology
Employment Type Full Time Ongoing
Entity Monash Health
Department Allied Health
Location Various Facilities
Position Summary
  • Manage Speech Pathology across our 5 bed-based hospitals
  • Lead professional governance, professional development, credentialing and scope of practice
  • Actively contribute to a high performing, collaborative, and integrated Allied Health Service

Monash Health is excited to announce a rare and great leadership opportunity - Head of Speech Pathology.

About Monash Health

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 22,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org.

Monash Health Allied Health provide an integrated and interprofessional service delivering the highest quality patient care across the continuum. This service is underpinned by a robust governance structure and contemporary improvement methodologies. We are a recognised leader in health delivery.

About the Role

This roles leads the largest Speech Pathology public health team in Victoria and is a key Allied Health leadership position at Monash Health.  The purpose of the role is to provide professional leadership to Speech Pathology employees across Monash Health. You will hold operational responsibility and strategic leadership for the bed based Speech Pathology departments across our bed based sites. You will ensure patients/clients receive safe and effective care through the provision of evidence based health care, education and research.

About You

You have been developing your operational and strategic leadership skills or are an accomplished speech pathology leader.  You have experience enabling others to deliver excellent patient outcomes. You lead by example, thrive working in a dynamic, fast paced environment and are truly passionate about evidence based care. You are an advocate of Monash Health's Strategic Guiding Principles and will enable workforce innovations and facilitate a strong culture of inclusion.

You also:

  • share the vison of Allied Health - One team; making a difference together
  • are passionate about leading and mentoring others
  • are committed to a safe and nurturing culture for staff and students 
  • are enthusiastic, compassionate and able to work collaboratively

What you need:

  • a Bachelor of Speech Pathology, Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology) or recognised equivalent
  • Eligible for certified practising membership of Speech Pathology Australia
  • Experience managing a large, complex workforce
  • Hold or working towards a relevant higher qualification
  • Australian working rights

What we offer:

  • avenues to further develop your leadership and project management skills
  • mentorship and career guidance
  • support to attend relevant events and conferences
  • a supportive learning and research environment

In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging to increase your take home pay, onsite subsidised parking, gym and the Employee Assistance Program.

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity, and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

What You Need to Know

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries regarding employee accounts contact Recruitment Services at recruitment@monashhealth.org.

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:

  • reference checks;
  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;
  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and
  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

To comply with Victorian Public Health directions, all employees working in the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status. To support your application, and to be compliant with any public health orders in place at the time of, and during, your employment, you will be required to upload evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19. Acceptable evidence is a copy of a Government Official Immunisation History Statement or Digital Certificate showing all vaccination dates. It is a requirement of Monash Health to collect, record and hold vaccination information. Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who can provide acceptable evidence that they meet full vaccination status.

Contact Person
Jacinta Re Head of Social Work 0410 419 893
Advertising Closing 26/08/2022
Position Documents
Head of Speech Pathology Head of Speech Pathology July 2022.docx
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