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Speech Pathologist – Carpentaria – Darwin

  • Competitive remuneration and generous salary packaging benefits
  • Mentoring and career development pathways
  • Make a difference in people’s lives

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Why Carpentaria?
Carpentaria are experiencing a growth of programs and the creation of additional roles to support Carpentaria’s services in urban and remote locations. Carpentaria employs evidence-based practice, with research driving continual innovation and growth. Staff have access to comprehensive training and skill development as well as regular upskilling opportunities and ongoing specialist disability training.
What’s in it for you?
Working with Carpentaria not only offers rewarding career options in a dynamic workplace, but a wide range of employee benefits including:

  • Competitive salary (professional level 2 or 3 dependant on level of experience)
  • Salary packaging available
  • Relocation assistance
  • Flexible working hours
  • Internal career opportunities
  • Work satisfaction – Love what you do and why you do it!

What’s the role?
Carpentaria are looking to recruit a full-time speech pathologist to deliver speech pathology services to their patients, utilising a person-centred approach that promotes choice and control to participants in relation to their NDIS goals.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to-

  • Providing a contemporary, evidence-based service, including assessment, treatment planning and evaluation, for people presenting with a wide range of conditions and syndromes in a culturally diverse environment
  • Working collaboratively with families/caregivers to assess, plan, implement and review targeted and meaningful developmental therapy
  • Selecting, developing and tailoring augmentative and alternative communication systems, programs and resources for participants with communication needs based upon speech pathology assessments
  • Maintaining internal and external stakeholder communication, and leading and contributing to the development of individual and group programs

Is the role right for you?
Recruitment to positions at Carpentaria is based on values, skills and qualifications. What will see you thrive in this role is the ability to build rapport with clients and key partners, a close collaboration with team and stakeholders, and a commitment to disability awareness and inclusiveness.
Before you reach out and apply, we need you to have:

  • Undergraduate or post graduate qualification in Speech Pathology
  • Current membership with Speech Pathology Australia (or eligible for membership)
  • Minimum 2 years of clinical experience with a paediatric and/or adult caseload
  • Demonstrated clinical competency and experience in conducting assessments and writing high quality individualised assessment and program reports
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and a strong commitment to supporting client to achieve their goals
  • Experience working with clients and families from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
  • Current Ochre Card, Criminal History Check, First Aid Certificate and NT Drivers Licence

What’s it like living in Darwin?
Darwin is the capital city of the Northern Territory situated on the Timor Sea, with a population of 142,300. Boasting a population made up of people from more than 60 nationalities, and 70 different ethnic backgrounds, the city’s multicultural mix is particularly highlighted by its many exciting cultural festivals and weekly food and craft markets. Darwin is also an excellent base from which to explore the Top End, from weekend adventures to Kakadu and Katherine, to day trips and excursions to Litchfield and the Tiwi Islands, there is no shortage of things to do in Darwin’s backyard.

If this sounds like a role for you, we want to hear from you. APPLY TODAY by clicking the “APPLY NOW” link
Applicants must address the selection criteria in a cover letter and provide a current CV along with contact details for at least 2 referees.
Want to find out more about this opportunity? Please contact Tom Richmond on 08 8982 1070 or

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Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Key Responsibilities, but not limited to:

To be considered for this oppertunity, you must meet the below essential criteria:

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Salary:

Negotiable
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Job Type:

Allied Health

If you’re interested in this opportunity, register your interest with our recruitment team