• Working at Taralye is very rewarding and challenging. Our employees are truly passionate about helping hearing impaired and community children reach their full potential.

    Taralye, a not-for-profit organisation, is a leader in the provision of services for children who are deaf throughout Victoria. Established in 1968, Taralye’s vision is that “Children who are deaf will listen, learn and speak to their full potential”. Services include an audiology/otology clinic, an early intervention program, inclusive early childhood programs and support for school-aged children.

    Taralye is an equal opportunity employer and a child-safe organisation. The preferred applicants will need to satisfactorily complete pre-employment checks including a National Police Check and Working With Children Check.

    Vacant positions will be advertised here when they become available, or if you have the drive to join our hard-working team and would like to express an interest to work at Taralye, please email information@taralye.vic.edu.au with a brief covering letter and your resume.

  • Early Intervention Coordinator – Speech Pathologist

    • Make a difference!
    • Temporary Full Time Contract
    • Great working environment

    Taralye, an RIDBC service

    Taralye, an RIDBC service is a not-for-profit oral language based centre for children who are deaf. Taralye’s services include audiology testing, one-on-one early intervention service and group programs, school support programs including school transition and an early learning and kindergarten program.

    In 2018, Taralye merged with Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) to strengthen essential early intervention services for children who are deaf or hard of hearing, and their families, across Victoria.

    About RIDBC

    RIDBC is a charity and Australia’s largest non-government provider of therapy, education and cochlear implant services for people with vision or hearing loss, supporting thousands of adults, children and their families, each year.

    Taralye is undergoing rapid growth in demand for service and as such an exciting opportunity for Early Intervention Coordinator – Speech Pathologist has arisen.

    This is a temporary full time contract for 6 months, with the possibility of extension, and reports directly to Manager, Early Intervention. In this role, you will be required to work 38 hours per week across 5 days. (Part Time applicants may be considered).

    The key focus of this role will be to work collaboratively to provide assessment and observation and intervention services to children with a hearing impairment and support to families. The successful applicant will need to demonstrate they meet the following selection criteria, which includes:

    • Tertiary qualifications in Speech Pathology
    • Member of Speech Pathology Australia
    • Experience in administering standardised assessments, particularly to young children
    • Experience in managing and collating confidential data
    • Experience of Auditory/Oral Programs
    • An understanding of early childhood development
    • Strong appreciation for and understanding of technology as well as an aptitude for learning new skills
    • Current First Aid Qualification
    • A car and current Victorian Driver’s Licence essential
    • Experience working with NDIS funding would be valuable but not necessary
    • Working with Children Check
    • Criminal Record Check
    • Commitment to providing a child safe environment

    In return, RIDBC offers a competitive remuneration package including salary packaging and attractive staff benefits.

    Additional information can be obtained from Helen Harrington-Johnson (Manager, Early Intervention) at helen@taralye.org.au or People and Culture at peopleandculture@ridbc.org.au or to download the Position Description and apply, please visit the RIDBC website www.ridbc.org.au/jobs

    Taralye – an RIDBC Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer
    Compliance with Child Protection Legislation is essential

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