Speech Pathologist - New Graduate Program - Hurstville

Northcott is a leading disability services provider in NSW and the ACT, providing services and support for people with disability, and to their families and carers.

Each year at Northcott we offer New Graduates the opportunity to transition from student to Allied Health Professional in our supportive and successful New Graduate Program. 

Multiple positions are available for promising Occupational Therapists and Speech Pathologists across metropolitan Sydney, Nepean/Blue Mountains, the Illawarra, Tamworth, Wagga and Ballina.

At Northcott we offer New Graduates;

  • A dedicated 12-week program, so that you can pick up therapy duties with ease,
  • A unique buddy system utilising our large and friendly therapy team,
  • New Graduate Support Network,
  • Ongoing regular clinical supervision from an experienced therapist,
  • Peer support from your friendly multidisciplinary team and full operational support from management
  • We also offer a 9 day fortnight at the completion of your 6 months probation

In addition to this, all therapists not just new graduates, are offered continued support through regular supervision, discipline specific team meetings and multidisciplinary team meetings, whole of therapy forum's and structured internal training.

We are a vibrant organisation who deliver services to children and adults from all backgrounds. Our service is reflective of our values; Brave, Innovative and Respectful.

If you are looking to transition to therapy in a supportive environment, and want to work within an energetic and passionate team of professionals we want you!  

About the role:

  • You will be an active member of our New Graduate Support Network,
  • You will be responsible for managing your caseload to provide timely and evidence based intervention to people across the lifespan. From pre-schoolers, school-aged children, adolescents and young adults, to older adults with a range of conditions,
  • You will provide intervention in a variety of locations; clinics, schools/preschools, in-home, group homes, via telehealth or at day programs. These may be delivered on an individual, group or consultative basis.
  • You will be supported with a thorough induction process, 12-week new graduate program, ongoing clinical supervision and operational support,
  • You will attend internal professional development and following probation have access to a generous external professional development budget relevant to your caseload and personal development goals so that you continue to expand your skills and learning. In addition to this you are given 10 days paid professional development per year,
  • You are allocated IT equipment such as an iPhone and MacBook to help you work remotely,
  • You have access to the use of a pool of company cars or you can utilise your own, with kilometre reimbursements.
  • You will be joining a large multidisciplinary team of approximately 90 therapists across NSW and the ACT. 

About you:

  • Genuine interest and commitment to the human services industry
  • An understanding of NDIS is desirable
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage a caseload in an efficient and effective manner
  • Tertiary qualifications in Speech Pathology 
  • Registration with AHPRA or Speech Pathology Australia
  • Experience working with children, young people and adults with disability is desirable
  • An understanding of assessments and interventions within the scope of your practice
  • Current driver's licence and willingness to drive within the region
  • NDIS worker check, or willingness to obtain
  • NSW Working With Children Check, or willingness to obtain
  • Current first aid and CPR certification or willingness to obtain
  • Evidence of compliance with any Public Health Orders applicable at the time - including evidence of a COVID-19 vaccination or medical contraindication certificate if applicable to you. 

Northcott Culture & Benefits:

  • A family friendly workplace is offered and support provided for staff to manage their home and work lives effectively,
  • Salary packaging of up to $15,900 available, increasing your take-home pay significantly,
  • 5 weeks paid annual leave,
  • A generous parental leave program for eligible staff,
  • Up to 10 days of Professional Development Leave, each Financial Year
  • Multiple employee benefits, such as discounted gym & health fund memberships, discounted motor vehicle services, entertainment cards and novated leasing options

For a confidential discussion about this position please contact Emma Campbell, Therapy Service Manager on 0478 585 678 or [email protected] 

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Diversity and Inclusion Statement

Northcott actively promotes diversity and inclusion in our recruitment process and throughout your employment. We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people who identify as LGBTIQ+, people with a lived experience of disability and carers.

Reasonable workplace adjustments are available. Applicants should feel free to discuss their needs with their Recruitment Consultant and can email [email protected] at any time to start this process.

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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Health, Medical and Biomedical Science, Physio
  • Work rights:
    Australian Permanent Resident, Australian Citizen,
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  • Closing Date:3rd Feb 2022, 12:59 pm


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