Speech Pathologist CYATS – Central Australian Aboriginal Congress – Alice Springs

  • Full-time position based in Alice Springs, NT
  • Up to $7,000 for relocation assistance
  • 6 weeks annual leave
Central Australian Aboriginal Congress are seeking an experienced Speech Pathologist to provide support to Aboriginal children aged 0-18 and their families to optimise their child’s development

Why Central Australian Aboriginal Congress?
Congress is a comprehensive Aboriginal community-controlled health service, providing primary health care services to Aboriginal Australian persons in Alice Springs and various remote communities in Central Australia.

What’s in it for you?

  • Base Salary: $97,987 – $109,746
  • Total Effective Package: $119,961 – $133,192 (p.a.)
  • Full-time, 1 year Maximum Term Contract in Alice Springs
  • A motivating and rewarding work environment
  • Opportunity to advance your career and access to CPD Grants
  • Financial relocation assistance for eligible candidates (up to $7,000
Sign-on and retention bonuses – 
$10k on commencement, $10k retention payment at 12 months service and an additional $10k for a further 12 months of service (A total of $30,000 for 24 months of service). Conditions apply. 
What’s the role?
The Speech Pathologist role plays an active role in assessment, care planning, treatment and review of children and their families.
  • Conduct a range of assessments/observations and produce strategies and/or intensive support to the child, care giver, support staff
  • Undertake a clinical caseload involving assessment, diagnosis and management of clients
  • Provide outreach support and work with the team to assist families in promoting their child’s health and development
  • Work in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team and liaise with other Congress and external services to coordinate client care and intervention programs
Is this the right role for you?
  • Degree in Speech Pathology with eligibility for practicing membership of Speech Pathology Australia
  • Relevant post graduate experience in the delivery of evidence based interventions for children and their families presenting with complex issues
  • Proven skills in the assessment and therapeutic intervention for a range of childhood disabilities including physical, cognitive and emotional development
  • Awareness of and sensitivity to Aboriginal culture, and history and knowledge of factors influencing the health and lives of Aboriginal children and families in Central Australia
  • Knowledge of Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) items and ability to claim appropriately
  • Current NT Drivers Licence or ability to obtain one
NT PHN/RWA NT may be able to offer relocation support and clinical educational financial assistance to health professionals who are relocating to the NT or moving within the NT to a greater remoteness area classification for the purposes of employment and further clinical education.
Want to find out more about this opportunity? Please contact Ashleigh McDonald on 08 8982 1056 or recruitment@ntphn.org.au

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