Speech Language Pathologist

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Job Location

Cairns QLD, Australia

Type of Job

Permanent | Full Time / Part Time

About the Position

Little Sparrows Speech Therapy is a busy and growing practice located in the tropical city of Cairns, Queensland. We provide speech pathology services to all people, with a special focus on helping children, especially those who have a disability.

We are passionate about helping all people, great and small to develop skills around play, work, learning, communication, making friendships and participating in everyday activities.

We have an opportunity available for a speech pathologist to join our therapy team in a part time or full time capacity. We are looking for someone amazing to join our outstanding team of speechies in making a difference. The ideal person should be focused on providing great, family cantered therapy and should be friendly, warm and fun-loving at heart. You will be joining an enthusiastic and experienced team that loves embracing new technologies and following the latest developments in the field. You’ll be part of a team that loves working hard with an emphasis on having fun doing it.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent in Speech Pathology

  • Membership with SPA (or ability to obtain this)

  • A driver’s license & access to a car

  • A current Working with Children Blue Card (or ability to obtain this)

  • Great Energy, Be Warm, Enthusiastic & Passionate about their work

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Great organisation & time management skills

  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in the team

  • Desire and drive to make a difference through high-quality service to all children & their families


The position will provide the right applicant with:

  • Diverse caseload with a range of different cases allowing the applicant to broaden their skillset

  • Assortment of assessments and plenty of resources to support your work

  • Your own clinic room to decorate and make your own

  • A dedicated iPad for use in therapy, workstation & resource budget

  • Innovative therapy including social skills groups, in-clinic and off-site therapy (motor vehicle allowance included)

  • Extended lunch breaks to decompress and also because the need for coffee is real

  • Supervision/mentoring program & a professional development package

  • Support of an admin, meaning you can concentrate on doing what you do best

  • A caring and fun-loving team that is supportive like a family

  • A moving budget is available for applicants outside of the Cairns region

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, hit Apply Now and include a cover letter and a copy of your most recent CV with your application.

For further information or private discussion, please call the clinic on (07) 4019 2400 and ask to speak with/book a call back from Kimberley.

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