Speech Pathologist, Alstonville, NSW - Rural Generalist Training Position

Location: Alstonville, NSW,
Closing Date: 8 March 2023

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We are excited to help the successful candidate toward becoming a rural generalist, by supporting them to commence the allied health rural generalist pathway. Along with receiving support for your Graduate Diploma, the successful candidate will receive a $5000 sign on bonus!

Cerebral Palsy Alliance is the industry leader in disability services in NSW and ACT, offering a wide range of services across 160 sites providing support to clients living with neurological and physical disabilities.  In this role, you will deliver therapy based on world leading research whilst working for an organisation whose employees continually rate it as one of the best in Australia.

 The Role

  • You will have the opportunity to work independently and in a group setting - allowing you to make informative decision making
  • You will receive extensive professional development, clinical support and mentorship.
  • The opportunity to work on a mixed caseload (75% paediatric) that will provide you with a solid foundation
  • Your clinical experience and opinion will be valued and action taken
  • You will have the opportunity to be involved in the professional journey of new grads and students and utilise your skillset and knowledge to train, mentor and supervise (if you wish)
  • Join a close knit and experienced multidisciplinary team of Occupational Therapist, Speech Pathologist and Physiotherapists
  • Have access to Strong links with research institute & advocate for evidence-based practices

You will bring:

  • Have membership or eligibility for SPA registration
  • Willingness to function autonomously and as part of a team
  • Willingness to participate in self-development and ongoing training
  • Recently Graduated SPs are encouraged to apply.
  • Current drivers' license
  • Position can be managed to suit part time or full time or 12 month (to ongoing) fixed term contracts

What's in it for me?

The Allied Health Rural Generalist Pathway (AHRG): as part of this position you will be able to participate in the AHRG pathway. Depending on your experience you will be funded to complete the Level 1 or Level 2 (Graduate Diploma) education with James Cook University. This is a work integrated learning program – you will be provided with time at work for study and dedicated structured supervision and support and a unique opportunity to work with your team contributing to service development. For more information about SARRAH and The Allied Health Rural Generalist Pathway, click on this link - https://sarrah.org.au/our-work/ahrgpathway

In addition, for you:

  • $5000 sign on bonus!!
  • Professional development opportunities, equating up to $20,000 a year 
  • A relocation allowance of $5000 if you are moving to Alstonville for this role to support you with the move
  • Outstanding career growth opportunities and our world class training through our inhouse Training Alliance, our inhouse registered training organisation - https://trainingalliance.edu.au/
  • Multiple career pathways including Research, Clinical Governance, Specialisation and Management opportunities 
  • Work closely with the Governance team and have extensive Clinical Supervision (each CPA Therapist has an allocated Clinical Supervisor)
  • 12 weeks paid maternity leave and 2 weeks paid partner leave
  • Additional leave days, including bonus leave (to attend an important family event/function or to spend time with a member of their family), compassionate leave and CPA Day – an additional public holiday (occurs in the period between Boxing Day and New Year's Day)
  • Up to $2,650/year tax-savings through meal, entertainment and venue hire benefit 
  • Wellbeing allowance of $100 per year (have massage on us or buy new sneakers)
  • Discounted gym/fitness centre membership for your whole family 


Click Apply or contact Jelena Vucinic on 02 9975 8425 or jelena.vucinic@cerebralpalsy.org.au for more information.

Close date: 8 March 2023

How to Apply

Please click 'Apply' to complete your application.

Cerebral Palsy Alliance is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage applications from those who identify as having a disability, identify as being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, are culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) or sexuality and gender diverse (LGBTIQA+)

CPA is a smoke free workplace including in, on and around CPA sites and vehicles.