Job Posting 73473

Speech Language Pathologist
KidsAbility
Southern Ontario
closed yesterday (Mon, 26 Jul)
full time  •  36.28 - 41.57 per hour

KidsAbility empowers children and youth with special needs to realize their full potential.

 

      Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) 1.0 FTE

Purchased Services

0.5 FTE (Contract until December 9, 2022) & 0.5 FTE permanent
Commencing: as soon as possible

Assigned Sites: Multiple

 

 

KidsAbility is an equal opportunity employer that is dedicated to over 60 years of proven community outreach and servicing of families across the Waterloo and Guelph Wellington Regions. With core values such as collaboration, respect, accountability, integrity and inclusion, KidsAbility offers employees:

 

  • Access to Employee Assistance Programs that include corporate discounts on travel, gift cards, and events
  • Organizational transparency on missions, visions and future development
  • Social Events and opportunities to give back to your community

 

This role will be split between a contract (0.5 FTE) and permanent (0.5 FTE) for a total of 1.0 FTE to support Purchased Services as a Speech Language-Pathologist, currently assigned to multiple sites. The goal of Speech-Language Pathology services at KidsAbility is to support early identification and intervention in order to enhance the communication skills of children in partnership with their families and community. KidsAbility provides assessment, treatment, consultation and advocacy focused on communication issues, by providing family support, information and access to additional community services as appropriate. 

 

Qualifications:  

 

Master’s degree of Speech-Language Pathology; registration with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario; proven ability and willingness to work as an integral member of a team, excellent oral and written communication skills; computer skills and strong time management skills. Ability to work independently with little direction, self-motivated and demonstrate initiative. Experience with children who have a variety of developmental, physical and communicative disorders and who have alternate and augmentative communication needs and/or feeding/swallowing needs. Experience specifically with school aged clients is an asset. Excellent organizing, coordinating and managing the program demands in a fast paced environment. High levels of attention to detail and confidentiality. Knowledge of Goldcare or other electronic charting software an asset. Proficiency in MS Office and data entry. Demonstrated consultation and problem solving skills. Additional training in articulation, motor speech, voice and feeding and fluency disorders is an asset. Standard First Aid and CPR is an asset. Travel may be required for this role. You must have access to a reliable vehicle with public liability/property damage coverage.

 

We invite applications from those interested in this position to submit a letter of interest and resume by end of day July 26th, 2021 to:

 

Human Resources

 

 KidsAbility follows the principles of dignity, independence, integration and equal opportunity. If you have accessibility or other requirements that need to be considered during the recruitment process, please let us know.

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