Position Available: Graduate Audiologist (2020)

Graduate Audiologist (2020)

Earbus Foundation of Western Australia (WA)

Are you passionate about social justice and making a difference to vulnerable children?

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Not for Profit

Earbus Foundation of Western Australia (EFWA)’s mission is:

To reduce the incidence of middle ear disease in Indigenous and at-risk children in Western Australia below the World Health Organization benchmark of 4%. In addition to this, the Foundation aims to address other significant ear health needs and issues such as Newborn Hearing Screening and paediatric diagnostic services in Western Australia.

Core Values: Open and Honest, Loyal and Supportive, Brilliant

Our internal motto: Say it, Mean it, Do it.

Position

Full time

As part of the Audiology Team, the Graduate Audiologist will have responsibility for the provision of clinical services to infants and children in the Hear Today Clinic (Perth Metro) and monthly clinics in regional Western Australia. Working closely with, and reporting to, the Director of Clinical Services (DOCS) the Graduate Audiologist will oversee clinical service provision. S/he will work as part of a small clinical team ensuring clinical standards are met and program compliance achieved.

This position offers varied clinical work in a range of clinical locations. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work as part of diverse trans-disciplinary teams to provide clinical services to the WA community. Travel is required within Western Australia and flexible working conditions create a position that maintains work-life balance. The position aligns the creative spark that drives EFWA as an organisation, together with our core values, for an interesting and varied clinical case-load.

Responsibilities

The Graduate Audiologist will have some of the following responsibilities:

  • Working in partnership with the Program Coordinator for Newborn Hearing Screening to provide Audiological advice and parental liaison

  • Behavioural testing for infants and children for diagnostic purposes

  • Development of competency in Electrophysiological testing of newborns

  • Clinical support for ENT clinics in the Perth Metro region

  • Clinical support for ENT clinics in some regional areas (travel required)

  • Audiological support services as part of the Audiology team to rural and remote Australia supporting other programs within EFWA including working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children (travel required)

  • Developing strong stakeholder relationships

  • Other tasks as required operationally

Key Qualifications

As a prerequisite, the successful graduate must embody the core values of EFWA and be driven by the Foundation’s mission. The Graduate should demonstrate a passion for, and commitment to, social change in ear health in Western Australia.

Full training and clinical support is provided in line with the Foundation’s value of providing a supportive working environment.

The successful person will: have a Tertiary Qualification in Audiology; be dedicated to working in a small team environment to provide the highest level of care to Western Australian Communities and families; be (or be eligible to be) Full Members of Audiology Australia Ltd. A Current Driver’s licence, a WA Working with Children Card and Police Clearance is also required prior to commencement of work.

Remuneration

This is a unique opportunity for a motivated professional commencing their audiological career to assume a pivotal role in a small but well respected organization. EFWA offers an attractive compensation package, including salary sacrificing; flexible working arrangements and 6 weeks paid annual leave.

Contact

If Earbus Foundation’s core values resonate with your personal values, this is the position for you. Your CV and cover letter can be emailed to lara@earbus.org or you can call for a confidential discussion 0456 062 257.