Senior Speech Pathologist

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Broome Regional Aboriginal Medical Service

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Senior Speech Pathologist

Job ID: 9991
Job Views: 10
Location: Broome
Post Code: 6725
Category: Healthcare & Medical
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted: 02/04/2024


About us

The Broome Regional Aboriginal Medical Service (BRAMS) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service which has been caring for the Broome community for more than 45 years. When we first opened our doors in 1978, BRAMS was the first remote Aboriginal Medical Service in Western Australia.

We deliver comprehensive, holistic and culturally responsive primary health care, social and emotional wellbeing services, and NDIS support to more than 6500 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Broome region.

BRAMS takes pride in providing a friendly and supportive workplace with generous salary packaging, access to a range of leave (including study leave), and opportunities for career advancement.

Job Requirements:

About the role

The Senior Speech Pathologist plays a crucial role within the BRAMS Multidisciplinary Team.

As a senior staff member, they actively contribute to strategic planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of evidence-based, person-centred, and culturally responsive Speech Pathology Services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals.

Additionally, the Senior Speech Pathologist offers consultancy and advice on clinical governance and best practices in Speech Pathology and related matters to medical, nursing, administrative, primary health, and other staff as needed.

You will be required to participate in the development of an individual workplan which will include key result areas associated with their position, and a requirement to demonstrate appropriate behaviours which reflect a commitment to BRAMS values and strategic directions.

About you

To be successful in this role, you must have:

  • A graduate or post-graduate degree in speech pathology.
  • Certified Registration with Speech Pathology Australia.
  • Minimum of five years of experience as a Speech Pathologist.
  • At least two years’ experience within a hospital setting.
  • Possession of a postgraduate qualification in a specialised area.

The following is also desirable:

  • Sound understanding of the Aboriginal Medical Service Model of Care.
  • Previous experience within an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Health Service.
  • Demonstrated experience and high level of clinical skills and knowledge in a wide range of speech pathology assessment, treatment and evaluation.
  • Excellent understanding of the disability and aged care sector and the care and support needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander consumers.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a clinical caseload and work both independently and as a senior member of the multidisciplinary allied health team.
  • Demonstrated clinical leadership, supervision and governance skills in speech pathology services and practice, with the ability to undertake quality improvement initiatives and plan services.


  • Salary range: $113,000 - $121,000
  • 6 weeks’ annual leave
  • Study leave
  • Annual remote allowance
  • Relocation allowance

How to Apply:

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This is a wonderful opportunity to join a growing organisation that takes pride in making a real difference in the local community. Apply today!

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