Explore our Speech Pathology jobs and careers
If you have a genuine passion for empowering people, and you’re eager to learn and advance your Speech Pathology career, then Ability Action Australia is the place for you. Together, we are all about supporting NDIS participants to ‘get more out of life today’.
Working together, building on our culture of care and collaboration, we empower our people to support each other and provide the best possible service to our participants. From our transformative quality assurance processes to professional development opportunities and meaningful benefits, we have created a supportive environment where our team members thrive, and our participants ‘get more out of life today’.
Enjoy the next step in your Speech Pathology career and find so much more than just a job.
Join our team! Fill out our simple registration form and our careers team will be in touch.
“They have given me the flexibility to be a working mum, whilst growing my career to exciting new levels”
Emily Zanotti, Team Leader – Speech Pathologist, WA
The benefits we enjoy
As you support and empower our NDIS participants, we ensure your work is appreciated and rewarded. Our people enjoy above-market salary packages and a stream of meaningful extra benefits and perks, including:
- On the Move Support: a car allowance, laptop and smartphone to support you on the road.
- Salary Packaging: take your pre-tax dollars further with access to a range of salary packaging options.
- Novated Leasing: our team members have the option to finance their vehicle through novated leasing.
- Learning and Development: access ongoing professional development aligned to your Speech Pathologist role and career goals. Sharpen and cultivate your skills through ongoing training sessions and seminars.
- Career Opportunities and Progression: seize opportunities to move within and across our family of businesses to broaden your skills, experience and support your career progression.
- Flexibility: we have embraced flexibility and agile working, allowing you to balance your work with the rest of your life.
- Uplifting Culture: positive, supportive, collaborative workplaces where we develop close relationships, trust and empower our people.
- And so much more.
Interesting, challenging work that makes a real difference
Our Speech Pathologists work closely with NDIS participants of all ages, supporting them to communicate effectively with others and swallow food and liquids safely.
Our approach is to trust and empower our team members to manage their day. Take the initiative, be creative, and always have the courage to pitch in ideas to ensure our participants ‘get more out of life today’.
No day is the same, our NDIS Speech Pathologists support people living with a variety of conditions, including:
- Neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism spectrum disorder, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, and intellectual disability
- Degenerative neurological conditions such as Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease
- Developmental delays
- Brain injuries due to accident or illness
- Learning disability
- Hearing loss
Working within a multidisciplinary allied health team, our Speech Pathologists carry out a variety of assessments and clinically based interventions to support participants who have difficulties with:
- Speech — correct production of the sounds in words
- Language — speaking and understanding others in a functional manner
- Voice — using the vocal cords to produce speech effectively
- Fluency — stuttering and cluttering
- Literacy — reading and writing
- Swallowing – safely consuming food and drinks
Frequently Asked Questions about Speech Pathology Jobs & Careers
Read more about what you can expect in your Speech Therapist career with us.
There’s a high need for Speech Pathologists in Australia, and we’re always on the lookout for passionate, empathetic professionals like you to help deliver our meaningful NDIS therapy services. A Speech Pathology job with us enables you to work with a vibrant range of participants and make a real difference to people at every stage of life.
If you want to continue to develop and grow in your career, Ability Action Australia is a great choice. We’re proactive about professional development and ongoing education in a way that’s tailored to your Speech Therapy career and goals. From seminars to training sessions and beyond, we’re proud to support each of our team members to work at the leading edge of their industry. In addition, our parent company MedHealth offers unique opportunities for progression along with our Leadership Mentoring Program.
We know you’re in the best position to improve lives when you have the flexibility to enjoy your own. That’s why we’ve embraced agile working for our jobs in Speech Pathology. We offer a combination of paid and unpaid parental leave options, and the choice to purchase additional leave above your annual entitlement. Add to this discounted offers for private health insurance and gym membership, free counselling, and access to unique travel deals, and you can see why our allied health professionals love being part of our team.
We want our Speech Pathologists to feel valued. That’s why you can expect excellent remuneration and a range of salary perks when you join us. You can look forward to a car allowance, laptop and smartphone, yearly salary reviews and a generous Incentive Program. You can also choose to finance your vehicle via novated leasing, and take advantage of a range of salary packaging options.
Head to our Ability Action Australia jobs page to see our vacancies and more details on our employee perks.
A Speech Pathologist or Speech Therapist career is rewarding in so many different ways. You’ll have the chance to work in an evolving space, flex your creativity in ways that directly help people, and enjoy a flexible work-life approach. If you’re not feeling fulfilled by your current role, it could be time to explore our current Speech Pathology jobs in Australia and find a more supportive work environment.
And be sure to ask about our supportive graduate program if you’re just setting out in your career.
The first step is understanding if you are eligible to receive NDIS funding:
- Are you permanently disabled or require early intervention to reduce the support you will need in the future?
- Are you under 65 years old?
- Are you living in Australia?
- Are you an Australian citizen or permanent resident?
If you answered yes to all of the above, you may be eligible for NDIS funding. To apply, contact the NDIS directly on 1800 800 110. Alternatively, you can complete an Access Request Form on the NDIS website: www.ndis.gov.au