Speech Pathologist

Location: Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter
Company: Leaps and Bounds Speech Pathology
$60,000 – $120,000



Position Title: Speech Pathologist

Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter

Healthcare & Medical

Speech Therapy

$65,000 – $120,000 (market competitive)

Part Time/Full Time

Would you like the opportunity to work for the best Speech Pathology Private Practice on the planet? Well, look no further! Leaps & Bounds Speech Pathology are looking for enthusiastic and motivated Speech Pathologists to join our fantastic team. Multiple part-time or full-time positions are available at our Charlestown, Warners Bay & East Maitland clinics. Hours are flexible and can be negotiated (generally 8am-5pm). The successful applicant requires experience working with children and adults with a range of communication needs in both clinic and community-based environments. 

Leaps & Bounds is the longest running Speech Pathology practice in the Hunter Region with over 20 years’ experience having been established back in 2000. As such, we are highly trusted and respected within the community and among other professionals such as; doctors, allied health staff and teachers. At Leaps & Bounds our values are; Quality, Integrity, Family, Professionalism, Respect and Ambition, Loyalty, Fun, Learning, Dedication and Success. We value our employees and clients and strive to achieve the very best in all areas of our work.

Leaps & Bounds is a vibrant and growing practice supporting children and adults with communication difficulties. Our practice provides services across a range of areas including; speech, language, stuttering, voice, feeding and swallowing, literacy and social communication. We provide services in a number of settings including clinic, preschools, schools, day care centres, homes, group homes and online via Telehealth.

Are you ready to take the next LEAP into your career? 

We are seeking applicants who are:

  • Experienced, new or soon-to be graduate speech pathologists for part time (3-days minimum) or full-time employment
  • Energetic and passionate with an engaging, warm personality who truly care about their clients and making a difference in their lives and the lives of their families 
  • Confident and competent working with a broad paediatric caseload
  • Experience with working with clients on the Autism Spectrum
  • Confident and competent working and liaising with teachers, parents and other health professionals
  • Committed and enthusiastic for ongoing professional development
  • Excellent organisational, written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional ability to work within a team environment
  • A Bachelor of Speech Pathology degree or equivalent
  • Certified Practising Speech Pathology (CPSP) membership with Speech Pathology Australia
  • Current Working with Children’s Check, First Aid & NSW Police Check
  • Eligibility to apply for a Medicare Provider number 
  • Possession of a car, a valid Australian driver’s licence and comprehensive car insurance

What we will provide:

  • Unmatched paid professional development post-graduate training in programs such as; The Hanen Program, PROMPT and Sounds-Write
  • Paid orientation week as well as regular weekly 1:1 clinical mentoring with our senior clinicians troubleshooting difficult cases 
  • Access to an extensive, brilliant range of resources and therapy tools as well as access to a wide range of online digital resources as we are dedicated to providing fun, motivating, engaging and evidence-based therapy to our clients
  • Opportunities for in-house professional development, generous annual PD allowance as well as opportunities to attend workshops and seminars as desired
  • Ability to continue employment through working from home if required with our Covid-Safe Policy as we are well-equipped to provide training and constant, consistent services via Telehealth during uncertain times
  • The flexibility for clinicians to arrange their own schedules and schedule their preferred caseload type and size 
  • Full-time administration support comprising of Practice Administration who are approachable and flexible so clinicians can focus on looking after their clients 
  • Practice Manager support who is approachable & regularly checks on the well-being of clinicians to maintain a healthy work/life balance
  • The opportunity to be a part of a friendly, supportive team who have a shared vision to be the best Speech Pathologists possible!

If this position sounds like the perfect opportunity for you and you’d like to apply, please send your current resume and cover letter via Seek. 

If you have any questions about this position or our team, please contact our Practice Manager at [email protected] [link removed].

We can’t wait to hear from you! 

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