Audiologist


HEARING SERVICES
TEMPORARY PART TIME (0.6 FTE)


For children. For families. For the Community.

Telethon Speech & Hearing (TSH) is a Western Australian not-for-profit organisation, registered charity, independent school and NDIS provider that has helped children with speech, language and hearing difficulties lead fulfilling lives since 1966.

About Us

Telethon Speech & Hearing is a proud Western Australian success story.  The only one of its kind in Australia, Telethon Speech & Hearing brings together a range of interconnected services for children with hearing loss and/or speech difficulties to support them and their families. Unique in our approach, Telethon Speech & Hearing provides a range of diagnostic, therapeutic and education services to assist children to speak, hear, learn and play.

About the Role

Telethon Speech & Hearing provides hearing and ear health services to thousands of families each year. Based in Perth and working across metropolitan and rural locations we work with local communities to provide hearing surveillance, audiological assessments and rehabilitation services. 

We have available a rare and exciting opportunity for an experienced Audiologist to join our team on a part time parental leave coverage contract.  

Our service offerings are unique and as an audiologist at Telethon Speech and Hearing your caseload will be varied, complex, interesting and rewarding.  Duties in this role are varied and can include:

  • conducting audiological assessments and providing advice to children and their families with complex needs such as hearing and/ or speech and language impairment
  • empowering and educating clients, parents and families for optimal outcomes
  • providing community-focussed audiological services to rural and remote locations
  • providing adult assessments and hearing aids to adult clients including our alumni and adults in remote communities
  • providing education to TSH staff and the community

About You

To be successful you will be a qualified audiologist with extensive experience in working with children and families in the education and/or tertiary health sector. 

In addition, you will need to be able to:

  • Engage in collaborative partnerships with external communities, as well as within our trans-disciplinary teams of teachers, speech pathologists, psychologists and occupational therapists
  • Work with paediatric clients with complex needs
  • Manage clinics, client information, clinic and screening records to ensure timely review and referral processes
  • Undertake travel to rural locations

The successful candidate will need to provide a Working with Children Check and current Police Clearance as well as hold a C Class Drivers’ Licence (as this role requires travel to rural locations, metropolitan schools, child care centres and health centres). They must also be eligible to provide services under the Office of Hearing Services and Allied Health Medicare registration.  

At Telethon Speech & Hearing, you will find an environment that is welcoming, inclusive, supportive and fun, where our employees take pride in the work they undertake, the relationships that they build and the difference they make in the lives of the children and families we support. 

We offer a competitive remuneration package including access to salary packaging, free onsite parking and an employee assistance program, as well as the opportunity to work alongside our passionate and diverse team of professionals.

Enquiries regarding this opportunity can be directed to Philippa Hatch, Head of Hearing Services, at ******@tsh.org.au.

To apply, please submit your application via SEEK.  Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and we reserve the right to commence interviewing immediately.

TSH is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds and people with disabilities.