Build your speech pathology business by connecting directly with clients in your community

Connect directly with people in your community looking for speech pathologists.

Whether you’re supplementing existing income, or building a business, working independently means you choose your own rates and hours. Direct connections mean you have the potential to earn more and build ongoing relationships with clients that you’ve chosen.

How to get started in easy steps

Think about the services you’d like to offer, and what qualifications you need to provide them. To work as a speech pathologist on the platform, you just need to be registered with Speech Pathology Australia. If you’re still studying, you can get valuable experience offering social and domestic assistance directly to clients.

Social Support & domestic assistance

Ideal for people new to the industry, this might include companionship, help around the house or support getting out and about. You don’t need specific qualifications

Personal Care

Includes showering, toileting and mealtime assistance.You’ll need a relevant qualification or minimum two years’ experience in aged care or disability services

Nursing Services

You must be a registered or enrolled nurse and have more than one year of relevant nursing experience

Allied Health

Open to psychologists, physiotherapists, speech pathologist or occupational therapists who are registered with a professional association

1. Complete your profile

Create a profile that will help clients get to know you better. You’ll include your skills and experience, rates, availability and interests. You’ll need to provide references and we’ll need to do some checks

2. Get approved and receive work

People looking for support will contact you directly . Together, you can agree the rates, hours and services that work for you both

3. Manage your jobs online

Keep track of your clients, timesheets and payments all through the Better Caring platform, available online and through the mobile app

We’ve got you covered

Once you and your client agree hourly rate, we deduct 10% admin fee. For this , you get

  • Connector.Connector.

    Insurance arranged on your behalf for any work delivered through the platform

  • Connector.Connector.

    Phone and online support with our customer engagement team, a bunch of real people based in an office in Sydney

  • Connector.Connector.

    All your payments and admin taken care of

Create your free profile today

Hear from workers from Better Caring


“If you’re tired of working for the system, under-resourced and unappreciated, don’t leave aged care, just work for yourself!”


“When clients choose me, the fit is much better and i can develop a relationship with their families as well.”


“I like the flexibility. You can choose your own hours and your own clients. And it doesn’t feel like work.”


“I think it really empowers both sides – clients and workers.”