Deputy Manager Speech Pathology (516227)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Aug 2, 2022
Medicine Part-time

Job Description:

The Role:

Provide leadership and direction to a team of Speech Pathologists and Allied Health Assistants working in subacute inpatient, outreach, and community teams.

Inspire speech pathology staff, students, and multi-disciplinary team members with your passion for subacute care through teaching, mentoring and supervision to ensure best practice and maintain our learning culture.

In partnership with another Deputy Manager, assist the Discipline Lead, Speech Pathology, with co-ordination, management and leadership of Speech Pathology Services within the Tasmanian Health Service -Hospitals South.

Be an active member of the multi-disciplinary Allied Health leadership team in subacute, and represent Allied Health as directed.

Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

The Speech Pathology Service:

Details of Appointment

Permanent, part time, day work position, working 60.8 hours per fortnight, commencing January 2023.

*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant

Salary: $111,672 - $118,949 pro-rata per annum + 10.5% superannuation + access to salary packaging

You’ll have access to salary package a range of benefits including living expenses up to $9,010 + $2,650 in meal entertainment each FBT year + other benefits if eligible.

In addition, the following allowances calculated on the salaried incremental point may be available:


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  1. Degree or diploma in Applied Science, Speech Pathology or equivalent and eligibility for membership of the Speech Pathology Association (SPA)

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

  1. Relevant post graduate qualifications in staff supervision/management
  2. Current Driver’s Licence

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

  1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
    • crimes of violence
    • sex related offences
    • serious drug offences
    • crimes involving dishonesty
  2. Identification check
  3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide and Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Applicant Guide

How to Apply

Apply Online. Please click the "Apply" button on this screen. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete a 1-2 page application detailing your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please Note:

For More Information

Gudrun Barratt-Peacock

Position: Discipline Lead - Speech Pathology Services
Phone: (03) 6166 8054
E-mail: [email protected]

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