Certified Practising Speech Pathologist (Adults) – Independent Contractor Opportunity

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 27 Nov 2022

  • Expression of Interest - Independent Contractor Opportunity
  • Based in the Allied Health and Human Performance Unit
  • Located at the UniSA City West campus

A University of Enterprise

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is a globally connected and engaged university helping to solve the challenges of tomorrow. UniSA’s health programs are focused on shaping community wellbeing by educating future health professionals and delivering solutions-based research that addresses global health needs.

UniSA Health Clinics

Our clinics provide a unique range of health services, conveniently located in the heart of Adelaide’s health precinct. Services are provided by qualified clinicians and/or students who are supervised by registered health professionals. UniSA Health is a registered NDIS provider, with established adult rehabilitation services.  

Areas of service include:

  • Exercise Physiology
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Podiatry
  • Speech Pathology
  • Dietetics

About the opportunity 

UniSA Health Clinics are seeking expressions of interest from qualified Speech Pathologists to join our expanding team of clinicians, to deliver quality Speech Pathology services to adults. 

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work in a busy, multidisciplinary clinic in a tertiary education setting. UniSA Health will provide administration support, appropriate space, equipment, and consumables for services. Whilst this role is not student-facing, opportunities for engagement in student learning may arise in the future.

Skills and Experience

We are seeking a self-motivated and experienced Speech Pathologist who is passionate about providing quality and client-centred care to our community. Experience working in the context of NDIS, working with an adult caseload, and are willing to work in a model that facilitates quality service delivery and when appropriate referral to student led services to optimise client funding options.  

This position would be well suited to clinicians looking to work in a supportive and collaborative environment alongside our multidisciplinary team of experienced allied health professionals.

Successful applicants will:

  • Have a passion to deliver top-quality services to a community in need;
  • Be a team player, and able to work well within a multi-disciplinary environment;
  • Work autonomously to provide speech pathology services for adults;
  • Be committed to the principles of continuous improvement, and willing to participate in their own ongoing education and development.

Essential criteria

We are looking for individuals who hold current accreditation with Speech Pathology Australia, Public Liability, Personal Accident, and Professional Indemnity insurance, National Police Check, DHS Working with Children Check, and an NDIS Worker Screening Check (if eligible). 

The hours available are flexible to suit your individual arrangements, with a minimum availability of 7.5 hours per week necessary. 

Applications should include:

  • a covering letter, indicating your area(s) of expertise and your availability; and
  • your current Curriculum Vitae including a referee contact


As this is an independent contractor opportunity, remuneration will be a percentage share of billings.

Please contact Joanna Bouyesi for further information about the opportunity.
Phone: 8302 7985 

Please note that the recruitment process is expected to take a period of time to complete. Your application will enter an Expression of Interest pool, and if your application is to be progressed to the next stage in the recruitment process, a representative from UniSA Health will be in direct contact with you. 

Applications close: 11.30pm Sunday 27 November 2022

Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment. 

Pursuant to the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 (the Act) and the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Regulations 2019 (the Regulations), this position has been deemed prescribed. This role will require the successful candidate to hold a current Working with Children Check. 
Appointment is subject to a satisfactory National Police Check (NPC) being obtained and maintained. 


Applications must be lodged online, please note UniSA does not accept applications via email.

UniSA is committed to developing a diverse workforce and a constructive enterprising culture in which everyone can thrive.

For further support, contact Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or email recruitment@unisa.edu.au and you will receive a response within one working day.

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