Speech Pathologist, North West and Remote Health

Mount Isa, QLD |

Salary Range:

Highly attractive salary up to $91,320 PLUS super, accommodation allowance, an annual flight home and more!

Job Description:

NWRH is now seeking full-time Speech Pathologists to join their teams in Mount Isa or Longreach.

  • Fantastic opportunity for a qualified Speech Pathologist with a passion for rural and remote health care
  • Collaborate with specialists to provide holistic treatment for a diverse range of cases across the full spectrum of health concerns
  • Multiple full-time opportunities based in either Mount Isa or Longreach
  • Highly attractive salary up to $91,320 PLUS super, accommodation allowance, an annual flight home and more!

Come for the life experience, stay for the lifestyle 

NWRH is now seeking full-time Speech Pathologists to join their teams in Mount Isa and Longreach.

As part of a supportive, diverse, and multidisciplinary team, you’ll be providing speech pathology services in regional North Qld, and in collaboration with a range of specialists, to provide holistic care and long-term treatment and prevention strategies.

Working with a diverse range of clients, you'll get to live and work in parts of Australia that many never get to see - set your own schedule and help the community members thrive.

Helping people who may not otherwise have access to healthcare and support, you’ll see the real difference your work makes in rural communities as you enable clients to live and receive high-quality care locally.

Core duties:

  • Administer standardised and informal tests and observe clients to determine the nature and extent of their communication disorders or swallowing difficulties;
  • Provide treatment and management of speech, language, learning and communication disorders that may be developmental, part of a disability, acquired as a result of injury or disease; and
  • Deliver family centred early childhood intervention strategies

Skills and experience:

You will need to be registered, or eligible to obtain registration with AHPRA and Speech Pathology Australia, and have a passion for providing quality healthcare to rural communities.

In addition you will need: 

  • A combined blue card & NDIS worker screening (Apply online at this link);
  • A current, unrestricted 'C' class Australian Driver's Licence; and
  • The right to live and work in Australia

We love our work - so will you!

Whether you are looking for a change of scenery or new adventure, this is an opportunity to make a real and valuable contribution. You will be joining a vibrant, multi-disciplinary team who have come from across

Australia, with a mix of experiences, from fresh graduates to seasoned experts!

Successful candidates will receive an excellent salary package comprising of a base salary up to $91,320 (commensurate with skills and experience) plus super.

A fantastic range of ADDITIONAL benefits will also be provided, including:

  • Salary sacrificing options up to $15,900; 
  • 5 weeks annual leave plus 17.5% leave loading;
  • Annual return flight home;
  • Accommodation allowance;
  • Relocation assistance.

Interested in taking on a new challenge with a vibrant organisation, learning & expanding your skill set as you support local Queensland communities? - Apply Now!

Life in North Queensland

At NWRH, we currently have opportunities for speech pathologists in three tropical North Queensland communities:

Also known as the 'Oasis of the Outback', Mount Isa offers the relaxed lifestyle and close-knit, supportive community of a small town, without sacrificing the amenities of city living. 

With a variety of shops, restaurants, and entertainment options, but none of the traffic or noise, it's a fantastic place for a "tree change", offering something for everyone, regardless of their interests.

If you're interested in learning more about the incredible opportunities that exist in Mount Isa, click here

Longreach, the largest town in Central Western Queensland, is the region's main administrative centre and caters for an ever-expanding tourism sector. 

A location of choice for both comfortable outback living and business investment, the Longreach Region is strategically located to support both a vibrant economy and a dynamic and connected community.

How to Apply:

For further questions please contact Tahlia Reade on 07 4744 7600 or Tahlia.reade@nwrh.com.au

Indigenous Australians are encouraged to apply.

Please apply via our website: Recruitment | North and West Remote Health (NWRH)

Starting date: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Closing date: 
Friday, July 30, 2021
Organisation: 
North and West Remote Health (NWRH)