First listed on: 03 April 2024

SRF Clinicians (Psychologist/Social Worker/Speech Pathologist/ Occupational Therapist)

  • Part-time and Full-time, ongoing roles available
  • Flexible working arrangements and great work-life balance
  • Work for a multi-award-winning iconic community health organisation
  • Generous Salary Packaging

So why cohealth?

cohealth leads the way in reducing health and social inequity in partnership with people and the communities in which they live. Named Premier's Health Service of the Year (Primary) and the Supporting LGBTIQ+ Health Service at the Victorian Public Healthcare Awards, cohealth's 1000 staff demonstrate courage, leadership, innovation, and agility in their commitment to providing inclusive and culturally safe health services that protect the human rights of all people of all gender identities, sexualities, ages, cultural and linguistic backgrounds, faiths, and abilities.

Our inclusive workplace culture enables staff to bring their whole selves to work, where uniqueness is valued, and people experience a feeling of belonging. Our aim is for everyone to thrive in their role. Please click here to find out more.

About the role

The role, is part of a child-focussed, multidisciplinary School Readiness team, delivering outreach capacity building services to designated kindergartens within the LGAs of Melbourne, Maribyrnong, Moonee Valley, Hobsons Bay, and Wyndham.? The position will build the capacity of educators and families to create an environment for kindergarten children that promotes Communication (language development); Wellbeing (social and emotional), and Access and inclusion.

Please refer to the Position Description for more information.

Your duties include:

  • Work collaboratively with Early Years community to deliver quality evidence-based programs and supports to educators and families
  • Build the capacity of educators and families to support children through coaching, modelling, group training, case consultation support and other discipline specific services
  • Manage scheduling, and communication with services in using their SRF allied health entitlement
  • Manage service delivery targets, complete daily data recording & other administrative duties as required

What cohealth offers:

  • Exciting Parental leave benefits
    • cohealth offers primary carers 14 weeks paid parental leave upon completion of only 6 months of continuous service
    • Eligible co-workers will continue to receive superannuation on unpaid parental leave as well
  • Salary packaging to suit you - tax free amount of up to $15,900 p.a (mortgage, rent, or credit cards) and a further $2,650 p.a (meal, entertainment expenses and holiday accommodation) alongside generous reward programs from our salary packaging providers. Find out more on salary packaging here:
  • Novated Leasing available
  • Counselling services for you and your immediate family through our EAP-Access provider, and mindfulness, resilience, and wellbeing programs
  • We offer inclusion, equality, and opportunity in a workplace where making a difference counts (based on our guiding principles and values)

Our ideal candidate:

  • A graduate or post-graduate degree in speech pathology, occupational therapy, or psychology
  • Minimum of 2 years paediatric clinical experience (highly desirable)
  • Occupational therapists and Psychologists must be registered with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Allied Health professionals must be eligible for membership with associated professional organisations

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Check, a Working With Children Check (WWCC), complete a Statutory Declaration, evidence of legal rights to work in Australia, and evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 (3 doses). Additionally, some roles will also require current AHPRA registration and/or NDIS Worker Screening Clearance.

Roles that are determined to be Risk Category A or B [staff that have direct and/or indirect contact with body substances and are at higher risk of occupational exposure to infections] will be required to provide evidence of immunisation assessment including Influenza prior to commencement [A] or within 12 weeks of commencement [B]. This is in accordance with the Victorian Minister of Health Mandatory Vaccination Orders for COVID-19 and legislated requirement for influenza vaccination.

Application Process

Click on apply now to be directed to our careers page. You will be asked to upload your CV/ resume and Cover Letter. We will be conducting interviews for this role as applications are received. This campaign will close on the mentioned date at 10.00 PM. If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact Lorena Wright

To apply for this job go to: & enter ref code: 6567239.


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