Speech And Language Consultant, Penrith

Last update 2024-05-24
Expires 2024-06-24
ID #2067498888
5,000 AU$
Speech And Language Consultant, Penrith
Australia, New South Wales, Penrith,
Modified March 12, 2024


Are you passionate about early development, helping kids meet their full potential and supporting families to help everyone thrive?

Do you thrive collaborating and growing within a team?

Do you love to challenge your limits, learn new skills and climb to new heights?

And most of all, does it bring you joy to witness the achievements, successes and triumphs of those around you?

Yes!? Then it sounds like you could bea Spring Forwardian.

We are seeking a seasoned S peech and Language Pathologist

looking to leverage your expertise in a dynamic consulting role. This is your opportunity to transition into a fulfilling position that goes beyond traditional therapy and join our team as a Speech and Language Consultant.

Who is Spring Forward?

Spring Forward is a holistic early development centre that is focused on supporting and empowering children and families through early childhood. In Australia 1 in 5 children commence kindergarten developmentally vulnerable and 1 in 10 parents lack confidence in their skills and ability in their role as their child’s first teacher, confronting right? It was statistics just like this that brought Spring Forward to life and motivated us to pioneer positive, lasting change in the world of early learning and development. At Spring Forward we have hand picked a team of professionals with skills and expertise across a wide variety of professions from allied health to education whom all work collaboratively to provide play based early development services and comprehensive parent education and support.

The opportunity:

As a Speech and Language Consultant, you will bring your extensive knowledge to the forefront, advising clients on best practices for speech and language development. Collaborating with diverse stakeholders, including educators, professionals, and parents, you will play a pivotal role in designing and implementing customised early development plans that support kids and families to Thrive. Your expertise will extend beyond direct therapy to strategic planning, training, and program development, contributing to a holistic approach to language and communication services. You do not need to be a registered therapist in order to fulfil this position. This role is well suited to professionals who possess a wealth of knowledge and experience but have let their registration lapse for various factors.

Position Overview

Complete new client interviews and make assessment plans tailored to their needs (online, onsite, multiple departments)

Oversee and generate intervention plans for clients to complete at home, school or in the centre with the therapy assistants

Including funnelling clients into groups and parent education seminars

Case manage clients ensuring a clear, MDT 6-monthearly intervention plan is developed in collaboration with the other consultants

Get client commitment, buy into plans, and schedule all appointments. Convert intakes into services

Run webinars and seminars online as required

Supervise and educate the junior team members

Run parent consultations and appointments with clients

Complete all client reports (home programs, progress reports, and assessment reports)

Other duties may be assigned.

Ensuring a high quality of evidence-based and ethical care is provided to clients of our service

Assessing, goal setting, planning, report writing and implementing personalised and successful intervention plans for clients

Develop goals and plans in conjunction with the multi-disciplinary team

Manage weekly schedule to ensure achieving all set KPI's

Develop plans for therapy assistants to implement and comprehensive home programs for clients

Complete individualised and/or group parent education

Contribute Speech Pathology expertise to a multidisciplinary team

Providing in-services to the team and approved community partners about relevant topics

Administering a range of clinical assessments of a standardised and non-standardised nature

Positively promoting Early development and parent support/education services at Spring Forward.

Actively engage in weekly MDT supervision and professional development

Contribute to content creation and promote engagement across social platforms.

Minimum Required Education/Training

Bachelor's degree in Speech Pathology – you do not need to be registered.

Working with children check (paid)

Police check - clear

First aid certificate


We’re looking for a specific kind of person at Spring Forward, someone who will continue to champion our mission and strive towards our vision hand in hand with our existing team. Being a Spring Forwardian isn’t for everyone and that’s ok!

The Spring Forward team flourishes with like minded individuals coming together to think out of the box and execute our collective dreams. Our unique business model see's self motivated and driven team members thrive with no limits to how far they can progress in their careers.

But it could be for you if:

You can play an active role in our team, contributing thoughtfully and proactively to the company. Collaboration is one of our core values because none of us know as much as all of us.

You are willing to learn! You don’t need to know it all but you do need to be hungry for knowledge.

You can effectively communicate and do so with honesty and kindness.

You want to make a difference and are passionate about setting children and families up for success.

You can contribute positively to our workplace culture.

You can work independently. Spring Forward operates under a flat organisational structure which means your only direct reporting lines are to the executive management team. We don’t want to “manage” you, successful Spring Forwardians are able to take charge and manage themselves in accordance with their own performance metrics.

The successfulapplicant will receive comprehensive onboarding and on the job training and ongoing support.

Commencing an employment journey with Spring Forward shows your investment in us and our mission and in turn we invest in you right back, it’s important to us that our relationship with our team is reciprocal. Aside from the intrinsic satisfaction you will gain from making a positive impact in the lives of children and families as you set them up for future success, you will also benefit from:

A personalised kit of resources valued at over $5,000

A clear and achievable bonus structure

Over $2,000 per year available for continuing education and learning

A personalised career growth and employment success plan

A self-care and burn out prevention allowance and a continual investment in your overall wellness

Consistent investment in your personal and professional growth

The latitude to innovate, develop and create!

The opportunity to work with a fun, easy-going yet enthusiastic team of professionals

Weekly professional development

And that is truly just the beginning.

If this position has piqued your interest, you think that you could be the perfect fit and are ready to take the next step in your career you are encouraged to submit your application ASAP!

We look forward to hearing from you.


Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Speech and language consultant

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