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Paediatric Supervising Speech Pathologist

Position available 2024

Are you an Experienced Speech Pathologist?

Small TALK Speech Therapy is on the hunt for a dedicated and experienced Paediatric Supervising Speech Pathologist. If you’re passionate about delivering high-quality interventions, fostering strong client relationships, and guiding a team towards excellence, we want to hear from you!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide top-notch paediatric assessment and intervention to our valued clients.
  • Take on an established caseload consisting of early language, school-age neurodivergent communication supports (social, language and speech), as well as complex communication and AAC.
  • Foster and uphold Small TALK’s brand, values, and services.
  • Engage in continuous professional development to stay at the forefront of the field.
  • Collaboratively manage and oversee caseloads, ensuring optimal utilization.
  • Offer invaluable clinical supervision, support, and guidance to our team, ensuring consistent and high-quality service delivery.
  • Actively contribute to the continuous improvement of our services and operations through quality improvement projects.

If you value being part of a supportive, close-knit team with exceptional professional development opportunities, read on!

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About You

What We’re Looking For:

  •  A Bachelor Degree in Speech Pathology and specialized professional development in caseload areas.
  • 5+ years of experience, predominately in the paediatric space.
  • Experience supervising early career speech pathologists
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • A proactive mindset with a knack for problem-solving.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • A positive and nurturing approach, in line with our core values of Support, Hope, Understand, and Nurture.

About Small TALK

Small TALK speech therapy is a paediatric private practice located in Mayfield alongside numerous cafés and Lakelands surrounded by parks and ponds. Our team of 6 speech pathologists are supported by a fulltime receptionist who handles client communication, billing, and resource preparation. We are passionate about assisting children with early communication, neurodivergent supports, and complex communication needs.

We have been assisting local families for more than 12 years and have developed a strong reputation and connection with the community evidenced by many long-standing clients and team members.

Our Unique Offering: We value and appreciate the unique interests and clinical expertise of each therapist. Hence, every team member has the autonomy to tailor their caseload as they evolve in their role.

Small TALK Values:

Our practice and team are driven by our values:

Small TALK values

Read more about our clinic and team here 

Small TALK in Mayfield is near the center of Newcastle with world class walks and beaches and great cafés and restaurants.

Small TALK in Lakelands (near Warners Bay) is a family friendly location surroundeed by duck ponds, parkland and a playground. 

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Why work with us?

Our team of speech pathologists recently shared what they love about working at Small TALK in one of our anonymous team surveys:

Small team. Complex caseload with knowledgeable team who are willing to share knowledge.”

“Small team, friendly staff. I feel we all know each other well and look after the wellbeing of each other.”

Close team, opportunity to see “best fit” clients based on clinical interest”

We prioritize a positive, supportive team atmosphere where every clinician can expand their clinical acumen while maintaining a harmonious work-life balance.

Learn more about our practice and supports by requesting our prospective employee information package.

We strongly encourage applications from neurodivergent individuals or those with lived experience in the area.

If this feels like the right practice for you, we’d love to hear from you!

Send your expression of interest and CV to:

Shae Rodgers, Director,  


Allied Health Assistant Opportunity

Are you looking to grow your clinical skills while you finish your speech pathology degree?

We are looking for an enthusiastic AHA to join our team and support our speech pathologists to deliver high quality neurodiversity affirming services. 

 This role would suit a 3rd-4th year speech pathologiy student (1-2 days a week).

Please email enquiries to shae@smalltalkspeechtherapy.com.au

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