SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST-EDM

SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST-EDM

FULL-TIME SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST POSITION

Ability4Good is a community-based service provider that is committed to enhancing the lives of people.  Our mission is building a caring community.  We provide a wide range of services including home- and office-based programs for children and their families.  We are currently recruiting an SLP to work with our Edmonton Specialized Services and Behavioural/Developmental Support programs.  Our program is unique, as it focuses not only on child development but also on caregiver learning.  We believe that this is the best way to ensure long term support for both children and families.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assess children's functional communication skills and develop goals that will enhance both child and family learning in the home and community settings
  • Provide guidance and support in determining and establishing a mode of communication for the child and child’s family (e.g., verbal, gestures, signing, visuals, picture communication, adaptive devices)
  • Develop, implement, monitor and update program plans
  • Make recommendations for service needs to Family Support for Children with Disabilities
  • Model and teach communication strategies to the family and Child Development Facilitator, within a naturalistic, play-based model
  • Work with families and other members of a multidisciplinary team (e.g., OT, PT, Behaviour) to accomplish service objectives
  • Develop and present workshops for community members, staff, families and Child Development Facilitators
  • Liaise with other community partners that work with the child and the child’s family (e.g., school)
  • Participate in the ongoing development of programs at Ability4Good

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Registration with ACSLPA
  • Alberta driver’s license/vehicle
  • Independent professional liability insurance
  • Current criminal records check and child-youth intervention check
  • Experience and interest in working with children on the autism spectrum or with other developmental disabilities is an asset

REMUNERATION:

  • Excellent compensation that meets or exceeds the HSAA grid, based on training and experience
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • Group extended health benefits
  • 38.75 hour work week with flexibility to scale hours as needed
  • Opportunities to participate in program development as we are a growing agency

 CONTACT: Deidre Norris – via email: deidre@enterprise4good.com 

We thank all applicants for your interest.  Those selected for an interview will be contacted.