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New jobs at Speech Pathology Australia

Speech Pathology Australia is seeking to fill the following three employment positions.

#1 Project Officer Consumer Decision Making

Speech Pathology Australia is seeking a person with experience and skills in literature reviews, data collection, and analysis to explore the needs of stakeholders when choosing a service or provider.

The project officer will undertake a review of the literature, consult with stakeholders, work with an advisory group and provide a report to the Board of Speech Pathology Australia.

This position is part-time (1 day per week or as negotiated) for a fixed term up to six months. Ideally located in Melbourne or able to have regular contact with National Office.

#2 Practice Document Advisor

Speech Pathology Australia is seeking a person to join the Professional Standards team in a new role titled Practice Document Advisor. The successful person will work with the Professional Standards team and oversee the review and development of practice documents.

Practice documents play an important role in supporting members’ capacity to translate the evidence into practice. Practice documents include clinical guidelines, position statements and core documents (i.e. Code of Ethics).

Speech Pathology Australia is aiming to improve the practice document processes to ensure documents are developed based on best practice models and are of sufficient quality to be considered (where appropriate) for the Australian Clinical Practice Guideline Portal.

The role will develop and implement policy and procedures on practice document developments based on best practice, make recommendations regarding the development of future practice documents and to utilise their skills and experiences in evaluation of the literature and publications to support the development of practice documents This position is part-time up to 10 hours a week (or as negotiated) for a fixed term up to twelve months with the possibility of extension subject to Board approval. Ideally located in Melbourne or able to have regular contact with National Office.

#3 Project Officer Advanced Practice

Speech Pathology Australia is seeking a person (or organisation) with project management skills and senior clinical or management experience to review the definition of advanced practice and develop a framework to outline the process and criteria for identifying advanced practice skills and roles.

The Project Officer will review existing definitions, literature and frameworks, consult with key stakeholders, work with an advisory group and develop recommendations for the Board of Speech Pathology Australia.

This position is part-time (2-3 days per week or as negotiated) for a fixed term up to six months. Ideally located in Melbourne or able to have regular contact with National Office.

Further information and job descriptions
For a copy of the Position Description contact the Association’s National Office.

For enquiries regarding the roles email the Stacey Baldac, Senior Advisor Professional Standards or telephone her on 03 9642 4899.

To apply for the position please email a cover letter addressing the selection criteria and a copy of your CV to Speech Pathology Australia by Friday 26 May 2017.