Ready 4 Work

Speech Pathology Australia (the Association) has created a series of learning resources to help and prepare those in the final year of their speech pathology course or early career professionals.

These resources include a series of videos and podcasts on topics pertinent to understanding and preparing for the workplace.

Topics include a range of information, such as contract negotiation, insurance, pay and awards, ethics, supervision, professional development, and maintaining work/life balance.

Welcome message from the National President

Videos

Joining Speech Pathology Australia

This graphic displays the two people talking on the video that this photographs is hyperlinked.Speech pathology student, Mai Ngo, speaks with the Association’s Manager Member Services and Operations about the benefits of being member of Speech Pathology Australia. Watch this video .

Become a member of Speech Pathology Australia

Member benefits

Pay and awards

This graphic displays the two people talking on the video that this photographs is hyperlinked.The Association’s Manager, Professional Practice speaks with Anna Pannuzzo, Director at WorkPlacePLUS about pay and the National Award that covers all speech pathologists. Watch this video .

Heath Professionals and Support Services Award (2010)

Professional Resources

Fairwork Australia: Awards and Agreements

Anna Pannuzzo, Director, WorkPlacePLUS, 0419 533 434

Work-life balance

This graphic displays the two people talking on the video that this photographs is hyperlinked.Grace Schofield (Early Career Reference Group) speaks with the Association’s Professional Support Advisor about strategies and skills for managing work life balance in the workplace. Watch this video .

Resources about work-life balance

Employment contracts

This graphic displays the two people talking on the video that this photographs is hyperlinked.The Association’s Manager, Professional Practice speaks with Anna Pannuzzo, Director at WorkPlacePLUS about employment contracts and what to be aware of when signing a contract. Watch this video .

Fairwork: Employment contracts

Information about employment/contractor contracts

Anna Pannuzzo, Director, WorkPlacePLUS, 0419 533 434

Working in Private Practice as an early career speech pathologist

This graphic displays the two people talking on the video that this photographs is hyperlinked.Speech pathology student. Mai Ngo, speaks with the Association’s Manager Professional Practice about what early career speech pathologists can expect if/when they work in the private sector. Watch this video .

Information: Medicare programs and registering for a provider number

Anna Pannuzzo, Principal, WorkPlacePLUS, 0419 533 434

Early Career Support

Professional Indemnity insurance

Facebook member communities

Work Arrangements: independent contractors and employees

This graphic displays the two people talking on the video that this photographs is hyperlinked.The Association’s Manager, Professional Practice speaks with Anna Pannuzzo, Director at WorkPlacePLUS about the different ways you can be employed in a workplace. Watch this video .

National Employment Standards

Flexible work arrangements

Anna Pannuzzo, Diirector, WorkPlacePLUS, 0419 533 434

Ethics

This graphic displays the two people talking on the video that this photographs is hyperlinked.Speech pathology final year student, Courtney Lindeman, speaks with the Association’s Manager Ethics and Professional Issues, and the Association’s Ethics Advisor about support and resources for ethical decision making. Watch this video .

Speech Pathology Australia Code of Ethics

Ethics Resources

Information about ethics education

Information about confidentiality and health records

Information about consent

Information about conflict of interest

Starting work-requirements

This graphic displays the two people talking on the video that this photographs is hyperlinked.The Association's Manager, Professional Practice speaks with Anna Pannuzzo, Director at WorkPlacePLUS about what you need to have in place when you start work. Watch this video .

Australian Tax office: Working as an employee

Working with Children Checks and Police Checks

Professional Resources

Worksafe: working safely in visiting health services: A handbook for workplaces

Anna Pannuzzo, Director, WorkPlacePLUS, 0419 533434

Supervision

This graphic displays the two people talking on the video that this photographs is hyperlinked.Grace Schofield (Early Career Reference Group) speaks with the Association’s Professional Support Advisor about clinical supervision and the difference between supervision and mentoring. Watch this video .

Information about clinical supervision

Information about mentoring

Speech Pathology Australia’s Professional Self-Regulation program

This graphic displays the two people talking on the video that this photographs is hyperlinked.The Association’s Professional Support Advisor talks with the Association’s Professional Self Regulation Advisor about the Association’s continuing professional development requirements and transitioning from Provisional to full CPSP status. Watch this video .

Information for Graduates about the Professional Self Regulation program

Working under the NDIS

This graphic displays the two people talking on the video that this photographs is hyperlinked.The Association’s NDIS and Practice Advisor and Senior Advisor Disability discuss some of the most commonly asked questions about working under the NDIS. Watch this video .

Early Childhood Intervention Best Practice Guidelines

Informaton about Report writing for NDIS

Information about writing service agreements

NDIS price guide for therapy services

NDIS related webinars

Plan management options sheet

National Quality and Safeguarding Framework and the NDIS Code of Conduct

This graphic displays the two people talking on the video that this photographs is hyperlinked.The Associaton's NDIS and Practice Advisor and the Association’s Senior Advisor Disability discuss current hot topics in the NDIS including the National Quality and Safeguarding Framework and the NDIS Code of Conduct. Watch this video .

Find a Supervisor search engine

National Quality and Safeguarding Framework (NQSF) resources

Professional Development

This graphic displays the two people talking on the video that this photographs is hyperlinked.Speech pathology final year student, Courtney Lindeman, speaks with Association's Professional Support Advisor about the importance of Continuing Professional Development and tips for creating a CPD plan. Watch this video .

Professional Development guidelines

Podcasts

Watch this space

Professional Indemnity Insurance podcast coming soon!

Learn more about Professional Indemnity Insurance and Guild Insurance.

 

Find out more information on this website at Early Career Support