Program: Infancy and Early Childhood Program
Status: Full-time, Union
Salary: $68,138 – $86,355
Date Posted: February 25, 2020
Closing Date: March 9, 2020
About Surrey Place:
At Surrey Place we help children and adults living with developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorder and visual impairments reach their full potential. We offer a variety of groups and workshops for clients, families and caregivers, as well as extensive education and consultation services to community agencies.
Our comprehensive programs and services range from assessment, diagnosis, and one-on-one treatment, to family counselling and group support and is provided by a broad network of clinicians and professionals. Surrey Place is accredited with Accreditation Canada and is affiliated with the University of Toronto and other academic institutions and is a teaching site for students in a variety of health care professions.
Surrey Place employs nearly 500 employees, with 12 locations in the GTA and we also provide video-conferencing services to communities in northwestern Ontario.
The Early Childhood Program at Surrey Place is seeking a Speech-Language Pathologist. The Speech-Language Pathologist works as part of an interdisciplinary team to enhance the communication skills and quality of life of children with developmental disabilities through speech-language assessment, treatment, consultation, research, education and outreach. The Speech-Language Pathologist will provide early intervention and will assist in the development of Ontario Autism Program related work.
May include, but are not limited to:
- Conduct assessments and develop and implement treatment programs
- Conduct groups and parent/professional workshops
- Promote and initiate new services for infants and children
- Provide community consultation
- Graduate degree in Speech-Language Pathology
- Registered with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologist of Ontario (CASLPO)
- One year related experience
- Individual Authorizer, Ontario Assistive Devices Program
- Hanen Certification (“It Takes Two to Talk” or “More Than Words”) is an asset
- Experience with Augmentative and Alternative Communication and Sign Language
- Experience using AAC Software including Boardmaker, Writing with Symbols, Proloquo2Go
- Experience with the developmental disabilities and autism spectrum population
- Demonstrated experience working with children and participating on an interdisciplinary team an asset
- The successful candidate must provide an acceptable Police Records Check (Vulnerable Sector Screening)
- Proficient with Microsoft Office
- Fluency in French is considered an asset
To be considered for this position, you must be passionate about the work we do, and share our organizational values. Please submit your resume and cover letter saved in the following format: firstname.lastname (ie. John.Smith) to Human Resources, firstname.lastname@example.org, quoting file 2031 in the subject line of your email by the closing date.
Surrey Place is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from diverse groups are encouraged to apply. If you are contacted for an interview and require accommodation appropriate arrangements will be made to assist you through this process. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.