Speech and Language Pathologist - Professional Support (Northern Region) - 963582

Department of Education TasmaniaTasmania

Position details

Applications close: Friday 9 April, 2021 11:55 PM AEST

Award/Classification: Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement 2019 - Allied Health Professional Level 1 - 2

Salary: $63,411 to $96,797 per annum

Employment Type: Fixed term, flexible

Region: North

The Department of Education aims to transform the way Tasmanians access education, training and information services, provide a fresh and exciting approach to lifelong learning and build an education system that inspires and supports all learners to succeed as connected, resilient, creative and curious thinkers.


As a member of a multi-disciplinary team, provide a speech and language pathologist service which supports students and families in schools and child and family centres. Contribute to capacity building of school and child and family centre communities to improve access, participation and achievement of students and families.

Period of Appointment

12 April 2021 to 12 April 2022

Hours per fortnight

Up to 76 hours per fortnight

Essential Requirements

A degree in speech pathology from a university, Institute of Technology or College of Advanced Education or an equivalent award from a recognised overseas institution. The Commissioner has determined that the person nominated for this position is to satisfy a pre-employment check before taking up the appointment, promotion or transfer.

The Registration to Work with Vulnerable People Act 2013 requires persons undertaking work in a regulated activity to be registered. A regulated activity is a child related service or activity defined in the Registration to Work with Vulnerable People Regulations 2014. This registration must remain current and valid at all times whilst employed in this role and the status of this may be checked at any time during employment.

  • Current Tasmanian Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Registration Status – Employment)

Desirable Requirements

  • A current driver's licence.
  • Eligibility for membership of Speech Pathology Australia.

Statement of Duties and a reference guide to assist with applying online can be found here:

Statement Of Duties (PDF)

Statement Of Duties (Word)

Employment Application Guidelines (PDF) 

Employment Application Guidelines (Word) 

How to apply 

Electronic submission of application is preferred, please click the blue 'Apply Now' button.

Applicants should forward/include:

  • a statement addressing the selection criteria;
  • a resume that contains relevant personal details and work history.

All applicants are required to supply a valid email address with their application for the purposes of email communication.

The cost associated with obtaining a Tasmanian Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Registration Status - Employment) is the responsibility of the individual.

Applications should be made via the Apply Now button and submitted online by 11.30pm AEDT on the advertised closing date.

Should you have any difficulties regarding applying for this vacancy online, please contact Department of Education HR Recruitment and Employment phone +61 3 6165 6285.

Applicants needing more information are encouraged to request specific details of the vacancy from the Contact Person.

Name: Sally O'Donnell

Title: Senior Speech and Language Pathologist

Phone: 0439 424 410

Email: sally.e.odonnell@education.tas.gov.au

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Department of Education Tasmania


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