Speech Pathologist

Speech Pathologist

  • Work within a multi-disciplinary clinical team including Dietitians, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Exercise Physiologists, Diabetes Educators, Nurse Practitioners and Massage Therapists
  • Flexible Full-time position available

About us:
Northern Australia Primary Health Limited (NAPHL) is a well established not-for-profit primary health care provider that has been part of the Northern Queensland community for more than 20 years.  We aim to provide high quality services with the goal of becoming a significant contributor to improving health outcomes for the population of Northern Queensland.  To achieve this, we are committed to working collaboratively with our clients, their support people, general practice, other health providers, service organisations, the primary health network and all levels of government.

In September 2019, to meet the demands of consumers, the NAPHL Health Hub was opened. 
A state-of-the-art healthcare facility delivering interdisciplinary services to the Townsville Region.   Due to expansion of our service into multiple regions, we are seeking another Speech Pathologist to provide quality clinical services. There will be opportunities for you to grow as a practitioner and bring along your own unique knowledge and expertise.
NAPHL offers exciting career opportunities with a passionate team and supportive work culture in one of the most picturesque regions in Australia.
We are excited for our future and are looking for a Speech Pathologist to be part of this exciting journey. You will have exposure to an extremely varied (and stimulating) caseload and includes a range of referrals for children and adults with neurological, sensory and physical impairments.

As part of your responsibilities you will be expected to:

  • Develop and foster professional relationships with clients, families and other allied health professionals
  • Work to achieve and have a positive impact on your clients’ health
  • You will also use your strong interpersonal skills and problem solving abilities to build sustainable relationships with clients

What’s on Offer:

  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Monthly professional development sessions
  • Supportive team environment whilst working alongside another speech pathologist
  • Work with like-minded professionals in a friendly, relaxed and supportive environment
  • Continued education and personal development encouraged
  • Modern and spacious treatment rooms in newly equipped and renovated clinic
  • Modern and spacious treatment facility
  • Induction and on-the-job training to ensure a high level of care and professionalism is maintained
  • Opportunities for further career progression

 About you:

  • Tertiary qualification in Speech Pathology
  • Current registration (no restrictions) with SPA
  • Eligible to obtain a Medicare Provider number
  • Current driver's licence and have access to own transport
  • Have a passion for delivering superior service and improving lives
  • Ability to self-motivate and self-manage, and a strong team ethic
  • Demonstrates knowledge of learning difficulties, sensory processing difficulties, and motor skills difficulties, and child development.
  • Compile and provide comprehensive reports and or intervention plans and programs
  • High level of commitment to customer service
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills, and proficient computer skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Enjoyment in delivering goal-oriented and exciting therapy services to clients
  • Experience in Paediatric Occupational Therapy or Speech Therapy is highly desirable but not essential
  • Is autonomous and self-directed with exceptional clinical and therapeutic skills

You will report to the Clinical Manager, whose commitment is to be approachable and supportive while striving to ensure a safe and enjoyable workplace.  There will be strong encouragement for innovation in providing services to individuals and in supporting quality initiatives.   

Applications should consist of your CV, together with a covering letter of no more than two pages in length detailing how your knowledge and experience relates to the role.

Northern Australia Primary Health Limited is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.


Job Type
Business Type
Allied Health Practice
Job Title
Speech Pathologist
Salary / Pay Type
Salary / Pay Range
$60k to $70k
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Candidate Criteria
Highest Education
Australian Health Practitioner Registration
Australian Residency / Visa Status
Townsville QLD 4810
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