Speech Pathologist

  • Full Time

Website Patches

About this Job

Are you an enthusiastic Speech Pathologist seeking a change of scenery and lifestyle? Unlock a world of opportunity in Broome, where your professional aspirations meet the beauty of the Kimberley region. Patches is committed to delivering high-quality healthcare in an environment that values both professional excellence and the unique lifestyle offered by this picturesque region. At Patches, we provide comprehensive therapy services to individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders. We love that we are a multidisciplinary team with various clinical experiences.


Position Overview:


As a Speech Pathologist at our Broome location, you’ll have the chance to immerse yourself in a supportive community while making a significant impact on the health and well-being of our diverse population working with an NDIS case load across the lifespan. This position is open to new graduates with support and supervision provided.


A typical day in the role may look like…

– Provide face-to-face or Telehealth services to our participants from our Broome office.

– Work with a paediatric caseload

– In addition to the above, you will provide Speech Pathology services to our participants in their homes, schools, or community centres within the Broome metropolitan and/or regional area.

– Monthly or fortnightly outreach trips within the Kimberley to provide face-to-face services to our regional participants.

– Regular multidisciplinary meetings with other Patches’ disciplines to optimise holistic care and multidisciplinary goal setting for participants.

– Complete relevant non-face-to-face work, including writing progress notes, resource preparation and report writing.

– Support from SP colleagues that provide experience in remote service, technology prescription, paediatric home modifications, mealtime support, relational therapy, behaviour support, and sensory processing approaches


Why Broome?

Escape the hustle and bustle and embrace the laid-back lifestyle, with glorious weather, that Broome offers. Imagine working in a place where stunning beaches, vibrant cultural experiences, and unique landscapes become part of your daily life. Enjoy the outdoors and being active? Broome has a very strong sports community where you can enjoy everything from football, netball, squash to incredible camping, snorkelling and fishing plus many more. Broome provides a rare blend of career fulfillment and the opportunity to create memorable life experiences exploring one of Australia’s most stunning regions.


Why Patches:

– Competitive salary from $85,000 (for new graduates) dependent on experience.

– Relocation allowance of up to $4000 to make your move to Broome seamless.

– Up to 5 days paid professional development leave per year

– $2000 per annum towards professional development

– 5 weeks annual leave per year

– Referral bonus for recommending great clinicians

– Incentive payment for achieving targets

– Access to a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme

– 4WD training when required




-SPA registered

-A desire for adventure and love of the outdoors

– Willingness to explore remote locations through outreach trips

– WWC and NDIS workers check

– Drivers license

How to Apply:

Ready to embark on a new adventure? If you’re excited about advancing your career against the backdrop of Broome’s beauty, submit your resume and a compelling cover letter. Share your motivation for Broome and why you’re the perfect fit for Patches. Any queries please contact recruitment@patches.com.au

Patches Health and Wellness is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, including those from outside the region seeking a change of lifestyle. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are warmly invited to apply.

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