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Job Number:  45992
Speech Language Pathologist - Early Learning
Job Posted: Wednesday, 4 July 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 12 October 2018
(in 21 days)
e4c
Region: Edmonton area Type: Full time
Location: Edmonton Salary: (not entered)

e4c is a not-for-profit organization that works across Edmonton, helping people get what they need to tackle life’s challenges. At e4c, we are working to limit, alleviate and ultimately eliminate poverty in Edmonton. Everyone has a story . . . and we believe in a future where poverty isn’t part of it.

 

As a Speech Language Pathologist, you will work with multi-disciplinary teams engaging in activities designed to prevent or reduce the impact of communication delays or disabilities, and to promote the success of all children. You will provide expertise in programming and services that are responsive to the case management plan and the children we serve.

 

Hours: Full-time during school months (September to June): Monday – Friday: 8:30am to 4:30pm; evening and/or weekend work may be required.

 

Why Join Our Team       

  • Full time position includes health, dental and other work related benefits.
  • Build relationships and connect people to the work we do.
  • Engage with individuals in meaningful opportunities, which positively impact those we serve.
  • Be a part of a supportive team, dedicated to professional and personal growth.
  • In-house collaborative training opportunities to build knowledge, skills and tools relevant to your role.

 In Your Role You Will

  • Engage in an ongoing process of assessment, diagnosis, and intervention to a small caseload of children with communication and other developmental delays.
  • Assess and report on the communication skills of preschool children from households with low incomes, including children who are bilingual or English Language Learners.
  • Provide a combination of direct (e.g., one-on-one, group) and indirect (e.g., classroom consultation, parent teaching) therapy to facilitate communication, social, and emotional development
  • Contribute to the development and review of IPPs for each child who receives Program Unit Funding.
  • Mentor and educate team members and parents about general communication development and intervention strategies, and the specific needs of their children. Opportunities will be both formal (e.g., presentations) and informal (e.g., team meetings).
  • Work collaboratively with community partnerships and resources such as CASA, Alberta Health Services and Occupational Therapy.
  • Work collaboratively with team members to complete appropriate referrals to external agencies (e.g., Alberta Health Services Audiology, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital Voice Clinic)

Education and Certifications

Required:

  • Masters’ Degree in Speech and Language Pathology.
  • Current registration with ACSLPA.
  • Current First Aid and CPR.
  • Police Check with Vulnerable Sector.
  • Intervention Record Check.
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License.
  • Proof of vehicle insurance, registration and 3 year drivers abstract.

Recommended:

  • Child Development Certificate.

Experience

  • 1+ year experience working with pre-school aged (2.5 to 5 years) children.
  • Experience working with socially, economically, and / or culturally diverse children and their families.
  • Experience working in a multi-disciplinary team is an asset.

Competencies

  • Multi-Disciplinary Approach – a component which identifies ‘what people need to possess and ‘what they need to achieve’ in the workplace; an ethical component concerned with integrating knowledge of culture, values and social awareness into professional practice; a component that emphasizes self-reflection in action; the capability to effectively implement evidence-based interventions in the service configurations of a modern best practices; and a commitment to working with new models of professional education and responsibility for lifelong learning.
  • Teamwork – the ability to work cooperatively and effectively with staff, colleagues, and stakeholders to achieve collective results.
  • Communication – the ability to understand and be understood by individuals and groups using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
  • Innovative – the ability to challenge, take risks and generate new ideas to improve operations or create new opportunities.
  • Personal Effectiveness – the ability to demonstrate skills, knowledge and an attitude that enable them to effectively carry out the job and to maintain personal health over time.
  • Integrity and Ethical Behavior – a clear understanding of ethical and business practices.
  • Service Orientation – an understanding of clients’ needs and strives to meet or exceed expectations.
  • Results Driven – understands the performance requirements of the role and is accountable to deliver results.

Apply

At e4c diversity is our strength. We embrace diversity and offer equal opportunities to all qualified applicants. We welcome your application regardless of origin, culture, ethnicity, age, ability, gender identity or faith.

 

Thank you to all those apply. Only those short-listed will be contacted for an interview.

 

How to Apply:
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Website: www.e4calberta.org


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