Speech Pathologist

Job Classification
Speech Pathologists
Job Type
Full Time
Start timeframe
All Canberra ACT
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About the role:

We require a dedicated and enthusiastic Speech Pathologist to join our vibrant Northcott therapy team.

Based in Woden ACT, you will provide timely, evidence based and person-centred Speech Pathology services to a mixed caseload of children, young people and adults with a range of disabilities.

Why work for Northcott?
  • We are a friendly, supportive and collaborative team in Woden and the wider therapy team across NSW/ACT.
  • A family friendly workplace with flexible hours for staff to manage your home and work lives effectively.
  • Ability to negotiate working from home when appropriate to your caseload.
  • Formalised supervision, peer to peer support and attendance at regular therapy forums, as well as structured internal training and support.
  • 2 weeks paid Professional Development leave including some funding towards approved courses, seminars, etc.
  • 5 weeks paid annual leave and paid parental leave.
  • Multiple employee benefits, such as discounted gym & health fund membership, discounted motor vehicle services and entertainment cards.
  • Novated Lease Arrangement for vehicle if desired.
In this role you will:
  • Provide a high-quality Speech Pathology assessment and intervention service that is evidence based and solutions focused.
  • Manage a mixed caseload with complex and varied needs.   
  • Be able to work with clients of all ages, their families and carers to identify strengths, skills and goals.
  • Use appropriate assessment tools and methods to assess strengths and areas of development, in order to identify suitable intervention strategies.
  • Be able to deliver therapy in a variety of environments, e.g. centre based, schools/preschools, group homes, homes and via telehealth.
  • Demonstrate and embody Northcott values; ‘innovative, respectful and brave’.
  • Contribute proactively to the ongoing development of professional knowledge and skills within the Speech Pathology profession.
  • Tertiary qualifications in Speech Pathology.
  • Current registration with Speech Pathology Australia.
  • Experience delivering evidence based therapy to a paediatric, adolescent and/or adult caseload.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a caseload and administrative responsibilities in an autonomous, efficient and effective manner.
  • An understanding of the NDIS framework and working within a fee for service model is desired.
  • Be able to work collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills – written, oral and listening.
  • Demonstrate excellent computer skills.
  • Hold a current First Aid Certificate (including CPR) or willingness to obtain one.
  • Hold a current NDIS Screening Check that is less than 6 months old or willingness to obtain one.
  • Hold a current NSW Working with Children Check or willingness to obtain one.
  • Must have a valid driver's licence and willingness to travel as required.
  • Current NSW Working With Children Check or willingness to obtain one.
  • Must have a valid driver's licence and willingness to travel as required.
  • Access to use of own vehicle, if pool car not available (Km reimbursement available).
  • The health and safety of our people, customers and communities is our number one priority. This means that we require all of our employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid 19 and maintain regular booster shots (unless granted an exemption).


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Job Title
Speech Pathologist
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All Canberra ACT
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