Speech Pathologist (Early Intervention)

December 5, 2021

Job Location: Perth CBD, Inner & Western Suburbs
Employer: Early Start Australia
Full time

About Us

Early Start Australia is a national multidisciplinary allied health organisation committed to delivering evidence-based early intervention and therapy services to children and their families.

As an organisation Early Start Australia prioritises building a fantastic team culture and working with children and their families to make a real difference to everyday lives of our clients.

We are looking for a passionate and engaging Early Intervention Speech Pathologist to join our team at Early Start Australia Wembley from January 2022. Our Wembley Early Intervention Centre is a dedicated autism and developmental service following the renowned Early Start Denver Model. 

You will have the opportunity to develop and extend your clinical practice in a friendly, well supported team in an organisation that values your growth, passion and skills!

Our Wembley practice is located in a beautiful area of Perth – this is a brand new centre to expand our autism and ESDM team currently located at Stirling. Our client group is predominantly young children identified on the spectrum and their families who we support to meet their developmental goals in a safe, warm, nurturing space. Our team consists of speech pathologists, occupational therapists, psychologists, educators, behaviour analysts and early intervention therapists who are all passionate about early play-based interventions. 

What We Offer You

We provide you with comprehensive professional development to help you reach your full potential and be able to provide the best possible client outcomes. This includes extensive initial training and unique ESDM professional development opportunities. regular supportive supervision, case conferencing, internal training with some of Australia’s leading therapists who are also part of our ESA team and access to internal Clinical Leaders. We also have professional development budgets and paid professional development leave days.

Staff benefits include competitive salary, individual professional development budgets, Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and access to Employment Hero; a discount marketplace with hundreds of products at reduced prices from groceries to movie tickets.

The Opportunity

  • Provide evidence based assessment and therapy to a paediatric caseload – direct support to children with developmental delays, autism and/or disabilities;
  • Day to day in the role will include assessment and intervention sessions in both a group and individual setting. The morning is an ESDM pre-school type service and afternoons are  a mixed paediatric caseload;
  • Services can be provided in our fantastic centrespace, client homes, schools and via telehealth – administer assessments, providing direct and indirect intervention, liaising with families, teachers, professionals and support staff;
  • Work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team environment to deliver quality, evidence-based outcomes.

What Do I Need to Join?

  • Tertiary qualifications in Speech Pathology;
  • Passion for making a difference with a focus on making therapy fun, engaging and meaningful for families!
  • Exceptional communication skills that enable you to work in a culturally rich and diverse environment and collaborate in a multidisciplinary team environment;
  • Effective time management and attention to detail;
  • Experience in working with children and/or disability and confidence in your role with children and their parents;
  • Willingness to learn the Early Start Denver Model;
  • Compliance – SPA Membership, Working with Children Check, National Police Check, NDIS workers screening check, First Aid Training, Driver’s License & Vehicle.

Apply now:

Don’t miss your chance to be part of a growing organisation committed to making a real difference to the everyday lives of children and their families – click on the “Apply for this job” button now.

***Closing date is not applicable, candidates are encouraged to apply without delay***

Early Start Australia places a high priority on the principles of respect, equity and diversity. As an employer of choice, we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.


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