Graduate Program

Are you a new Allied Health Professional ready to launch your career within our leading-edge graduate program?  

About Us

Language Disorder Australia is a trusted network of professionals committed to ensuring extraordinary outcomes — beyond what anyone imagined possible — for children and young people with Language Disorder.

We believe in you! You have the knowledge and are ready to make a contribution. Our Connect, Understand and Belong Graduate Program has been designed to help you explore and realise your unique potential.

Connect, Understand and Belong Graduate Program

Our 12-month Graduate Program includes robust and structured supervision, equipping you with the clinical and professional skills to fast-track your career success. You will experience:

  • 1:1 weekly supervision meetings with your clinical supervisor
  • Joint sessions with your clinical supervisor and other experienced members of our allied health team, including SLPs, OTs, music therapists, physiotherapists and psychologists
  • Fortnightly Graduate Program sessions on a range of interdisciplinary topics
  • Intensive report workshopping and review with senior clinicians
  • Weekly peer supervision with fellow graduate therapists
  • Collaboration within our multidisciplinary team of therapists to support shared clients through joint sessions and care conferences
  • A graduate-specific caseload that increases as your skills develop
  • Support from our knowledgeable admin team for all administrative tasks
  • Participation in the annual Language Disorder Australia Conference, involving two days of professional development and team building
  • Access to our significant range of therapy resources and templates
  • The opportunity for career development that is guided by our Practice and Professional Standards

As an Allied Health Professional within Language Disorder Australia, our integrated support network provides you with established pathways for career diversity and advancement. Our network includes Mancel College, Bright Door Allied Health Clinics, and School Support Services.

Working together and pooling our expertise, you can make extraordinary outcomes happen.

Our difference
  • Excellent remuneration
  • Salary packaging options to boost your take-home pay by 6% – 12% per annum
  • A supportive, positive and fun working environment and team culture
  • Brand new and extensively resourced offices in the heart of Toowong, Fig Tree Pocket and Townsville
  • 14 Weeks of Parental Leave
  • Generous Professional Development allowance to participate in external and internal development opportunities
About you
  • You have recently graduated or are about to graduate with a recognised qualification in Speech Pathology or Occupational Therapy
  • Working with Children Check/NDIS Workers Screening Check or have eligibility to apply

For more information or to talk to one of our team about our Graduate Program, contact Human Resources.

How to Apply?

Please submit your resume and a cover letter highlighting your relevant skills, qualifications and suitability for this role to Human Resources. In the subject line, please include “Graduate Program 2024”.

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