Allied Health Graduate Program 2024

Get ahead of the game and embark on your career as an allied health professional with the world leader in cerebral palsy.

At Cerebral Palsy Alliance we will set you up for success.

Our two-year program will jumpstart your career in supporting people with disabilities to achieve their goals. Cerebral palsy is the most common physical disability among children.

Do you have a curious mind and a sense of adventure? At CPA you will have opportunities to explore multiple pathways and specialities. You will be supported by a network of highly experienced clinicians and gain exposure to a team of world-class innovators and leaders, including direct access to the latest gold standard research from the Cerebral Palsy Alliance Research Institute.

Cathy’s journey from physiotherapist to world-leading early intervention researcher

Meet physiotherapist Claire

Meet speech pathologist Pauline

Your learning journey begins on Day One

We don’t just invest in your skills, but provide access to an alliance of great minds across CPA, who will help make your journey rewarding and purposeful.

“The training we’ve been given in our first 6 months has been incredible. I’ve been able to learn so much and have been supported appropriately.” – Phoebe, 2023 Graduate

Apply now!

What can I expect from the 2024 Graduate Program?

The Cerebral Palsy Alliance Graduate Program is a 2-year program. Your first year of learning will be at one of our allied health development hubs, covering a broad range of experiences. 

For the second year, you can explore opportunities to work across NSW and ACT, depending on your preferences and areas of specialisation.

Your manager and clinical supervisor will work with you to plan your career pathway at CPA.  

Our investment in YOU

Your personalised learning journey is worth up to $20K in your first year.

CPA will continue to support your professional development throughout your career with opportunities such as attending and/or presenting at conferences and participating in accredited courses.

You will have a structured orientation into CPA that will include:

  • Intensive group training sessions with your fellow graduates 
  • Intensive multi-disciplinary teaching and clinical orientation
  • Your individual learning and development plan, supported by expert clinicians and courses from CPAs Registered Training Organisation
  • Your own clinical supervisor to assist you with your learning and development
  • Presentations and updates from the CPA Research Institute on the latest evidence-based practices

Ongoing career support

During your career at CPA you will receive ongoing personalised clinical supervision, mentorship and support.   

Your manager and clinical supervisor will continue to support you to use the skills you have developed and build up your caseload over time.

You will also have the opportunity to find out about our early diagnosis clinics, our unique tech accelerator, Remarkable, the CPA Research Institute, and explore areas of special interest.

Make your mark on an organisation that is a world-leader in cerebral palsy.  Apply for a Graduate position today!