Vacancies at NextPath




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Graduate Speech Pathologist, Occupational Therapist & Physiotherapist

 Fantastic Career Opportunity!


NextPath Assessment & Therapy (part of the Mater Dei Organisation) is seeking new graduates and early career therapists to join our supportive and experienced Assessment & Therapy team!

If you're looking for a unique opportunity to kick-start your career as an OT, Speech Pathologist or Physiotherapist, then look no further. At NextPath, we provide a range of services and programs to children and young adults with various developmental delays and disabilities.  



Our 12-month New Graduate/Early Career Support Program provides a pathway for a smooth transition into your new role, and includes:

  • A thorough induction process to help you understand your role and everything you need to know about NextPath and Mater Dei.

  • Reduced caseload for 6 months, then a gradual increase after this time.

  • A carefully planned therapy timetable, that factors in your interests and experiences, and also ensures access to support from experienced therapists.

  • Weekly supervision with your clinical supervisor - alternating individual and group sessions

  • Fortnightly New-Graduate Mentoring and Training group sessions

  • Opportunities for observations with experienced therapists



Learn more about NextPath and Our Graduate Program HERE to find out if this is the right opportunity for you!


To apply:  Forward a completed Mater Dei Employment Application Form (downloaded here), a cover letter addressing the selection criteria and your CV to Vanessa Black at  

Enquiries:  To discuss these opportunities in more detail, please contact Vanessa Black on 0433 449 705. Alternatively, email any questions to

Speech Pathologists - 2 Opportunities!

NextPath Assessment & Therapy (part of the Mater Dei Organisation) is seeking two Speech Pathologists to join our supportive and experienced team! New graduates and early career therapists are encouraged to apply.

We have the following positions available:

1 x Permanent Full Time Speech Pathologist
1 x Temporary Full time Speech Pathologist

Applicants interested in part time opportunities are also encouraged to apply.


Find out what it’s like to work at NextPath Assessment & Therapy here!


Learn more about our service here:


We are a multidisciplinary team including Speech Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Allied Health Assistants dedicated to providing strengths based, evidence based and individualised therapy support to children and young adults.

At NextPath, we work with children and young adults with developmental delays and disabilities. We specialise in working with individuals with intellectual disability, autism spectrum disorders and other diagnoses.

There are a range of opportunities to provide support to younger children, work with primary and high school aged children and also to support young adults as they transition from High School to the workforce and/or community. We provide therapy supports to children attending Mater Dei Preschool and Mater Dei School (K-12), as well as support Young Adults in our NextPath Continuous Learning Program.

We also provide a range of other services to clients and families in the community, including diagnostic and therapy assessments, individual therapy sessions in the clinic or via telehealth and outreach to schools/childcare centres.

We also offer a range of group therapy sessions, including social skills groups, school readiness groups, and Alert groups. We are also supported by an Allied Health Assistant, who provides great support across all disciplines.

Our therapists work out of our 2 sites, located on the beautiful Mater Dei grounds at Camden and conveniently at Narellan Town Centre. Our therapy rooms and sensory gyms are extremely well resourced. Therapists have access to professional development opportunities and work in a highly supportive environment with experienced therapists. Group supervision and multidisciplinary collaboration are scheduled fortnightly and additional supervision or support is always available.


The successful applicant will have:


  •  A relevant Speech Pathology qualification

  • CPSP Certified Practising membership with Speech Pathology Australia.

  • Clinical/practical experience working with children or young adults with developmental delays or disabilities

  • A valid Working With Children Check

  • A current NDIS Worker Screening Check or willingness to obtain as part of the employment process

  • Current Australian Driver’s Licence and access to a reliable car

  • Ability to work effectively and independently as part of a multidisciplinary team

  • Demonstrated high-level written and verbal communication skills

  • Well-developed computer literacy

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Willingness to engage in supervision and professional development opportunities

  • A current CPR Certificate (no older than 12 months).

  • Up to date vaccination status (3 vaccinations) is a mandatory for all employees and evidence will need to be provided before an offer of employment is made.


What we can offer you

  • Employment 44 weeks per annum (school terms), with 8 weeks paid leave (during school holidays)

  • Salary Packaging and pay in accordance with NSW Health Service Health Professionals (State) Award 2022

  • Working with an experienced and innovative team of professional Therapists, who are supportive, friendly and fun!

  • Ongoing supervision and mentoring

  • Computer and access to fleet cars for outreach services

  • Access to well-resourced therapy rooms

  • Admin and NDIS funding teams to reduce administrative load

  • Access to ongoing, funded Professional Development

  • Flexible work arrangements


For a copy of the Position Description please click here 


To apply:  Forward a completed Mater Dei Employment Application Form (accessible here), a cover letter addressing the criteria above and your CV to Vanessa Black at 


Enquiries:  To discuss the role please contact Vanessa Black on 0433 449 705. Alternatively, email any questions to


NextPath Driver (Casual)

We are seeking a casual Driver to transport NextPath Continuous Learning participants to and from the NextPath Program.

 Key Responsibilities

  • Complete a range of NextPath taxi runs as directed by NextPath Administration and management staff.

  • Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to complete a variety of taxi runs, as required by NextPath

  • Demonstrate and maintain a safe driving record and duty of care for Young Adults at all times

  • Upkeep of vehicles, including refuelling and cleaning as required.

  • Communicate effectively and professionally with NextPath staff, Young Adults and their supporters.

  • Communicate in a timely manner to supporters Young Adult pick up times.

  • Respect and maintain confidentiality of participant information at all times.

  • Return the vehicle to its starting location at the end of each shift.

Essential Criteria

It is a condition of employment that the NextPath Driver maintains the following:

  1. Hold a valid NSW Class C Licence 

  2. Good driving record (Provide NextPath with a copy of the RMS Driver Record)

  3. Medical Clearance (certificate) from a General Practitioner advising you are fit to drive

  4. Current First Aid/ CPR Qualifications

  5. Current Working with Children Check

  6. Current NDIS Worker Screening Check

  7. Sensitivity to the differing needs of participants including privacy, confidentiality and cultural diversity

  8. Vaccination is a condition of employment at Mater Dei.  Evidence of vaccination (3 doses) for Covid-19 must be produced prior to an offer of employment being made.

Salary and conditions are in accordance with the Passenger Vehicle Transportation Award (2020) Level 2 ($29.40 per hour).

The hours of work are 6am to 9am and 3pm to 6pm.

For further details about the role, please click here see the Position Description.

The Employment Application Form can be downloaded from the link at the top of this page.   


To Apply:

Your application should include a completed Application Form,  your current cv and cover letter which demonstrates how you meet the above selection criteria.  Enquiries can be directed to Alycia O'Neill, Program Manager on 4654 8727.  Alternatively, please forward your application documentation via email to Alycia O'Neill, Program Manager at



Mater Dei is committed to providing a child safe environment where children and young people are safe, feel safe and their voices are heard about decisions that affect their lives. The successful applicant will be subject to relevant child related employment screening.