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Speech Pathologists

Speech Pathologists

Speech Pathologist

First Choice Allied Health (Ascot Vale)

  • Full-time/Part-time 
  • Supportive team and learning culture 
  • Great team environment 
  • Clinic Based Role 

About us:
We are a multidisciplinary allied health clinic that primarily provides assessment and intervention to clients across a range of ages. We provide a flexible and well supported work environment with a focus on peer-learning, functional therapy, evidence-based-practice and providing a functional and holistic approach to our clients. We see a variety of clients including those with NDIS funding (we are a NDIS registered provider), and also those that are accessing Medicare funding, insurance, and private paying clients.

You would suit this role if you are looking for a position to work with paediatric clients or a combination of paediatric clients and teenagers, young adults and some adult clients. Due to the changing work environment imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic, delivery of clinical care may be in varied settings and using various platforms, including face-to-face and also online tele-health sessions. We are primarily clinic-based, however there are times when community, school, or home visits may be required. We offer both individual and group sessions to our clients.  

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Diagnosing, assessing, and providing evidence-based-intervention for a variety of clients with speech, language, voice, fluency, and swallowing disorders
  • Providing education to clients and caregivers and creating treatment and therapy plans to suit the individualised needs of a diverse population of clients (infants, children, adolescents, and adults)
  • Keeping detailed progress notes, writing assessment reports, funding reports, referral letters, and creating and reviewing goals based on the outcomes of assessment
  • Reporting progress and current status to appropriate parties, which may include family members, teachers, or medical professionals with consent
  • Participating in care-team meetings for clients as and when required

About the Benefits:
First Choice Allied Health offers a supportive, experienced team of professionals who can provide supervision and mentoring as needed to help you develop your clinical skills, across a wide range of practice areas.  

A fantastic range of additional benefits are also on offer, including:

  • Flexible hours
  • Annual professional development budget
  • Weekly or fortnightly individual peer support or supervision
  • Fortnightly Speech Pathology Team meeting
  • Weekly Allied Health Team meeting
  • A wide variety of assessment tools and therapy resources
  • $1000 annual Professional Development Allowance
  • An admin team to support you for bookings, invoicing, contacting clients and as required
  • 1 week for observation of other therapists when joining the clinic
  • Bonus scheme when exceed your KPI’s
  • A MacBook for work
  • Access to a work phone and iPad as required
  • Access to Employee Assist Program (EAP). EAP Assist is Australia's leading Employee Assistance Program provider with immediate confidential counselling support & advice services to all employees working throughout Australia
  • 2 additional “well-being” personal leave days per year are on offer for outstanding performance

For Graduates: 

  • Weekly in-house supervision
  • Extra observation sessions with a supervisor when required
  • $1000 annual Professional Development Allowance
  • Fortnightly SLP Team meeting
  • Extra support from an in-house supervisor when needed
  • Full Time Allied Health Team leader available Mon-Fri to attend and provide additional support whenever required
  • Fortnightly one-on-one 20-minute meeting with Director

About you:
You will be a passionate and energetic professional with the ability to engage with our clients and their families and caregivers. You will be confident in your abilities to develop your skills and to deliver supports to a varied client base whilst focusing on achieving quality outcomes for our clients whilst taking a holistic approach.

We are looking for a recent graduate or experienced professional who:

  • Is confident and has a strong work ethic
  • Enjoys working independently and within a team
  • Is warm and friendly with a positive attitude
  • Is able to positively engage with infants, children, adolescents, young adults, families, teachers, and other healthcare professionals
  • Is reliable and keen to maintain high standards
  • Is professional in representing our practice

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Valid Australian working rights
  • Current SPA registration
  • Proficient skills in complex assessment and report writing
  • Experience working within the NDIS system, desired
  • MUST have a working with children check and NDIS worker screening check

For more information, please contact Mrs Mai Pham (Director) via email only at