Speech-Language Pathologist – School-Based Rehabilitation Services (SBRS)


Organization: Thrive Child Development Centre

Department: Community-Based & School-Based Rehabilitation Services

Job Type: Permanent Full-Time

Minimum Experience: Entry-level

Compensation: $68,679 – 81,568

Location: Sault Ste Marie, 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 are looking for an enthusiastic Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) who has a passion for working with children and can provide care within our School‐Based Rehabilitation Services (SBRS) program. The School-Based Rehabilitation Services program provides Occupation Therapy, Physiotherapy and Speech-Language Pathology services to school-aged children and youth in the Algoma District. 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.

CASLPO Mentorship/Supervision is available.

What require 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.

This SLP SBRS position is available in full-time or part-time permanent capacity in the city of Sault Ste Marie. District positions in Wawa and Elliot Lake are also available with our preschool speech and language program; if interested please contact us (recruiting@kidsthrive.ca) for more information.

Visit www.kidsthrive.ca for more information.

How to Apply

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/. Posting will remain open until filled.

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.