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SWEP Communique - EOI Clinical Advisors - Lymphoedema & Speech Pathology - June 2021

28 June 2021

SWEP is seeking expressions of interest from Lymphoedema Therapists and Speech Pathologists to join our expert Clinical Advisory Panel.

We are seeking highly experienced clinicians who can demonstrate a minimum 10 years of experience prescribing lymphoedema compression garments or experience in voice aids, voice prothesis and laryngectomy consumables.  Clinicians should also be able to demonstrate participation in activities that contribute directly to maintaining their clinical competence and expertise.

The SWEP Clinical Advisor Panel comprises experts in both adults and children. The appointments will be selected to ensure representation in expertise from the appropriate health professional groups, representing all appropriate health sectors and covering all required areas of expertise. This is to ensure the broadest possible skilled grouping as well as greatest potential for Clinical Advisor availability and responsiveness.

As a Clinical Advisor you may be required to;

  • Provide clinical support and validation of Assistive Technology (AT) prescriptions
  • Undertake clinical reviews as requested
  • Provide expert advice to the Chief Allied Health Officer specific to AT category
  • Participate in AT projects as required (e.g. updating manuals, resources and education material)
  • Participate in Clinical Advisor Panel meetings (approx. 2 per year)


For further information, the suite of documents relating to this EOI can be found here https://swep.bhs.org.au/clinical-advisory-panel-eoi-documents.php

Documents include:

  • Roles and Responsibilities document
  • EOI Application Form
  • Draft Service Agreement
  • Confidentiality Guidelines


To apply for a Clinical Advisor position with SWEP please read the SWEP Clinical Advisor Roles and Responsibilities document, then complete the Expression of Interest form and provide all necessary documentation to Donna Markham, Chief Allied Health Officer at swepcaho@bhs.org.au. Applications close 18th July, 2021.

If your application is successful, you will be required to enter into a formal Service Agreement with BHS/SWEP and also complete a confidentiality document.

If you have any questions please email swepcaho@bhs.org.au or contact Sue Vincent Operations Manager PH 5333 8136 email sue.vincent@bhs.org.au


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