Senior Speech Pathologist

Job Classification
Speech Pathologists
Job Type
Full Time
Start timeframe
Edgewater WA 6027
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Senior Speech Pathologist
North West Metro Team

Flexible options for Full-time and Part-time considered


Are you a Senior Speech Pathologist who thinks “outside of the box”, has a passion for disability and the drive to attain a rewarding Speech Pathology career?  We’re looking for You!

We are looking for a Senior Speech Pathologist to join our North West metro team, based at our Edgewater hub. SensesWA Therapists have a community-based role delivering interventions where the clients live their lives, in family homes, schools and other appropriate local contexts and environments.

You will work closely with a dedicated and supportive bunch of therapists, providing person centred and evidence-based support to our clients in the Perth metro North West corridor. Our goal is for our clients to live their best lives!

About SensesWA

We celebrate over 125 years of providing world class disability services to the Western Australian community.  Every day, we help children, adults and seniors with a wide range of disabilities reach their full potential.

Snapshot of the Role:

  • Work in a goal directed way with clients and their families alongside the interdisciplinary team.
  • Play an active role in building capacity for clients to live their best life and reach their goals.
  • Enrich clients’ lives using your highly developed Speech Pathology skills to support and promote clients’:
    • speech, language and communication across everyday activities and routines;
    • use of Key Word Sign, low and high tech AAC; and
    • successful and safe mealtimes, including dysphagia and paediatric feeding.
  • Opportunity to support a varied caseload - We value your ideas and innovation and work closely with you to shape your caseload towards your interests and strengths.
  • Delivery of high-quality evidence informed practice, including but not limited to Early Childhood Intervention (ECI).
  • Provision of supervision, support and mentoring for entry level Speech Pathologists.

What you will bring to the role:

  • Passion to work in the disability sector.
  • Tertiary qualification in Speech Pathology and eligibility for professional registration with Speech Pathology Australia.
  • Previous experience working with clients with disabilities and their families and caregivers is an advantage.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively within a fast-paced interdisciplinary team.
  • Ability to plan, implement and deliver person-centred and family centred evidence-based services.
  • Comprehensive understanding of and commitment to the Professional Code of Ethics, Code of Conduct and the National Standards for Disability Services.
  • Ability to manage your time while balancing the needs of a diverse caseload.

Culture and Benefits

SensesWA is a fun, caring and motivating place to work with supportive, passionate and friendly colleagues and leaders who value your contribution and share your commitment to achieving your goals. Your work will be challenging and rewarding, and you will be supported to develop both personally and professionally. Our team has a strong focus on professional development and career progression, including regular supervision with our experienced Senior Speech Pathologists and opportunities for Seniors to provide supervision. All therapists have the opportunity to pursue clinical lead roles in areas of speciality.

You will also have access to the following workplace benefits:

  • A competitive salary that reflects your skills and experience
  • Flexible working conditions that work for you including working from home. SensesWA understands that life doesn’t fit into a 9-5 box!
  • Clinical and effective supervision and support
  • Up to $15,900 per annum tax free
  • Up to 8 weeks purchased leave (pro-rata)
  • 5 days and $500 professional development per annum (pro-rata)
  • Opportunity to apply for 5 days/ week Study leave towards a higher qualification (pro-rata)
  • 2 days wellness leave per annum
  • Company laptop and mobile phone
  • Free flu shot each year
  • Free on-site parking
  • Discounts and benefits from our corporate partners
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program for you and your family
  • Company car use or mileage reimbursement.


Job Location (Area or Region)
Job Type
Business Type
Allied Health Practice
Job Title
Senior Speech Pathologist
Posted By
Edgewater WA 6027
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