Job Description

Niagara Children’s Centre is recognized throughout the Niagara Region as the provider of rehabilitation and support services to children and youth with physical, developmental and communicative delays and disabilities.   Core services include physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech and language services, augmentative and alternative communication, family services and therapeutic recreation.

Niagara Children’s Centre is hiring for a:

SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST (0.6 OR 1.0 FTE PERMANENT OR CONTRACT)

The Speech-Language Pathologist works to assess, identify, and treat communication difficulties in children in conjunction with parents and other caregivers to enhance quality of life and participation.  Communication difficulties may be in one or more of the following areas:  language (understanding others and expressing themselves); speech (sound development); fluency; voice/resonance; hearing (aural habilitation); need for augmentative and alternative communication; and pragmatics. A complete job description can be found at www.niagarachildrenscentre.com

*Please note, the Centre is currently looking to fill both contract and permanent SLP positions*

To be considered, candidates will possess the following qualifications & skills:

  • Registration and membership in good standing with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario
  • Post-secondary degree in Speech Language Pathology
  • Sound understanding of speech language therapy amongst children and youth
  • Ability to identify goals and establish appropriate treatment plans to achieve said goals with children, youth, families and other care providers both in-person and virtually through telepracticing
  • Effectively educate children/youth, families and other care providers related to their specific needs, utilizing a variety of strategies and through a variety of mediums (group, individual, lectures, online, etc.)
  • Ability to work as a member of an interdisciplinary team
  • Bilingualism considered an asset
  • Current CPR and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) certifications
  • Access to a vehicle and possession of a driver’s license valid in Ontario

Application Process:

If you are inspired by the work of Niagara Children’s Centre and would like to join our team, we would love to hear from you! Qualified and interested applicants are asked to submit the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume

Applicants are to submit their application package as one document to: Kristen.Groom@niagarachildrenscentre.com.

We thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Niagara Children’s Centre is committed to providing a barrier-free environment for all stakeholders including our clients, employees, job applicants, visitors, and any other individual who enters our Centre or access our information. As an organization, we respect and uphold the requirements set forth under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, Customer Service Standard, and the Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulations. If you require an accommodation(s) during the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources.


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