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Company Name:
Enterprise4Good
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Location:
Calgary, Alberta
Country:
Canada
Industry:
Social Services
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
Not specified
Education level:
Master's Degree

Speech-Language Pathologist

Ability4Good is a community-based service provider that for more than 40 years has been committed to enhancing the lives of people through 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 interested in being part of a creative and supportive multidisciplinary team in Calgary.  Our program is unique, as it focuses on child development and on caregiver learning.  We believe 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
  • Relocation allowance potentially available
  • Opportunities to participate in program development as we are a growing agency

 CONTACT: Sherry Hiebert-Keck – via email: [email protected]

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

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