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Speech Pathologist

Patches Therapy Services

Are you an enthusiastic Speech Pathologist seeking a new challenge, or even a change of scenery and lifestyle?

Discover Darwin, living in a tropical home with no frenzied commutes. 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 across Australia. We love that we are a multidisciplinary team with various clinical experiences.

Position Overview:

As a Speech Pathologist at our Darwin 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. Join an expanding team with positions available for all career levels, supervision can be offered for new graduates from across our network.

A typical day in the role may look like…

  • A unique opportunity to go on regular outreach trips within the Tiwi islands and Katherine to provide face-to-face services to our regional participants.
  • Provide face-to-face or Telehealth services to our participants from our Darwin 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 Darwin metropolitan and/or regional area.
  • 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 Darwin?

Discover Darwin, where the vibrant tapestry of cultures meets the untamed beauty of the Northern Territory. This tropical haven beckons with a lifestyle that is as unique as it is irresistible, making it an exceptional choice for those seeking an extraordinary place to call home. Stunning sunsets, lush landscapes, an array of wildlife; Darwin is a paradise for those who love the outdoors. In Darwin life moves at its own pace, allowing you to savour each moment. Darwin is a close-knit community where you can build meaningful connections.

Why Patches:

  • Competitive salary 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, plus 17.5% leave loading
  • Referral bonus for recommending great clinicians
  • Incentive payment for achieving targets
  • Access to a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme
  • 4WD training when required
  • Salary packaging available


  • 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

Any queries please contact [email protected], using the subject line: Speech Pathologist enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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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