• Full Time
  • Wawa

Website Thrive

Speech-Language Pathologist

Community-Based & School-Based Rehabilitation Services · Multiple Locations, Ontario

If you are seeking a dynamic and challenging role in supporting the development of children and youth with a variety of physical, developmental, and communicative challenges, THRIVE has a position for you! Using a family-centred, strengths-based approach, our experienced and dedicated team provides a range of assessment, intervention, and community-based services building on the child’s unique strengths, gifts, and talents so that they and their families can truly THRIVE!

We currently have multiple vacancies for a Speech-Language Pathologist to support children & youth in-Centre, in-home and/or in-school, within Sault Ste. Marie, Wawa, and Elliot Lake, Ontario (travel may be required). Areas of focus will be either Preschool Speech and Language (PSL), or School Based Rehabilitation Services (SBRS). The successful SLP will be responsible for completing assessments and intervention with children and youth presenting with speech sound, motor speech, fluency, and voice disorders or difficulties. Our program provides Occupation Therapy, Physiotherapy and Speech-Language Pathology services to school-aged children and youth in the Algoma District.

CASLPO Mentorship/Supervision is available.

What is required from you:

  • Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology or equivalent
  • Eligible for membership in the College of Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO)
  • Current CPR/First Aid Certification
  • Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination
  • Satisfactory criminal background check and vulnerable sector screen (CPIC)
  • A valid Class G driver’s license and personal transportation

What we need from you:

  • Experience in pediatric rehabilitation is an asset
  • Experience assessing and treating speech sound, motor speech, fluency and voice disorders is an asset
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently, balanced with a passion for supporting and working within a team committed to a collaborative, attuned, strength-based approach to problem solving
  • Ability to problem-solve, develop strategies and course of action to follow
  • Sensitive to linguistic, cultural, social, economic, individual, and positional differences among staff, providers, and children/families served
  • Demonstrates experience working with a family centred-approach, ensuring clients and families have a voice and are engaged as true partners in care
  • Ability to organize and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills including verbal, written, presentation and listening skills
  • Competency in using various computer tools such as MS Word, Outlook, Excel
  • Ability to communicate in both official languages is an asset

We believe in the power of teamwork and partnership, and achieving excellence through innovation, curiosity, and optimism. In addition to our fun and collaborative working environment, we also offer: a competitive salary, access to Employee Family Assistance Program, a flexible schedule, vacation pay, paid time off during winter break office closure, and participation in a defined benefit pension plan (HOOP). THRIVE Child Development Centre/Centre de développement de l’enfant is an incorporated, non-profit Children’s Treatment Centre providing inter-disciplinary pediatric rehabilitation, respite care coordination, an on-site childcare program and resource support to community childcare centres in Sault Ste. Marie and throughout the District of Algoma.

A SLP SBRS position is available in full-time or part-time permanent capacity in the city of Sault Ste Marie; if interested please contact us (recruiting@kidsthrive.ca) for more information.

Visit www.kidsthrive.ca for more information.

If you are interested in joining an amazing team of professionals to creating a future of possibilities for children, submit your cover letter and resume by visiting our career page at https://kidsthrive.bamboohr.com/jobs/ before February 5, 2023.

Everyone is welcome — as an inclusive workplace, we are committed to creating positive and welcoming space within our organization, for our clients, families, volunteers, staff, and community partners.

THRIVE is committed to accessibility and to protecting the human rights of our job applicants during the recruitment process. Should at any point throughout the recruitment process an applicant require accommodation or communication in an alternative format because of a disability, please contact People & Culture at 705-759-1131 or recruiting@kidsthrive.ca.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

To apply for this job email your details to recruiting@kidsthrive.ca