JOB OPPORTUNITIES

There is currently one job opening at our Bracebridge clinic:

 

  • A speech-language pathologist

Job Description: Speech-Language Pathologist

We are looking to hire a passionate and energetic speech-language pathologist (SLP) to join our growing team. We are dedicated to helping people of all ages communicate to the best of their ability. This is a full-time position, but candidates looking for part-time hours are also welcome to apply. 

Location: Aspire Speech clinic in Bracebridge, Ontario, online remote therapy, and possible travel to communities and schools in Muskoka-Parry Sound


Hours: Flexible hours Monday to Friday 


Salary: $70–$86 per hour, depending on experience, plus up to $2500 signing bonus.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide comprehensive speech and language assessment to children and adults with suspected communication difficulties in the following areas: articulation, language, fluency, motor speech, voice, and pragmatic/social communication. Knowledge and experience with a range of developmental disabilities including autism spectrum disorder, Down syndrome, and fetal alcohol syndrome. 

  • Provide resources to parents and adult clients to help them better understand the etiology and physiology of their communication difficulties and/or impairment or their child’s communication difficulties.

  • Provide direct and indirect therapy in clinic and online to preschool and school-aged children who present with a broad range of communication difficulties, including creating and supporting augmentative and alternative communication.

  • Provide therapy to children in Indigenous communities in Muskoka-Parry Sound and across Ontario both in person and virtually.

  • Administer screening protocols.

  • Create, follow, and adapt treatment plans for individuals and group sessions.

  • Develop and lead engaging therapy sessions and care-giver workshops.

  • Consult and collaborate with community partners including resource teachers, schools, local children’s treatment centers, etc.

  • Maintain knowledge of current practices and equipment in speech-language pathology.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Master’s degree in speech-language pathology.

  • Member in good standing with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO).

  • Membership with the Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologist and Audiologists (OSLA) or Speech-Language & Audiology Canada (SAC) preferred.

  • Experience working with preschool and school-aged children.

  • Experience working with Indigenous communities an asset.

  • Demonstrate flexibility and time-management skills to manage an ever-changing caseload.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Excellent assessment and intervention skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team with other disciplines.

  • Comfort with technology, including Zoom video-conferencing technology and Microsoft Office.

  • Vulnerable sector check.

  • Valid driver’s license and willingness to travel to schools in the region.

 

Please send resumé and cover letter to Genna Nichol, SLP, at genna@aspirespeech.ca.