Department: Children’s Services, Augmentative Communication & Writing Aids Program
Location: Toronto South, Greater Toronto Area
Status: Full-time, Union
Hours: 36.25 hrs/week
Salary: $70,203 – $88,972
Date Posted: December 16, 2021
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 11 locations in the GTA and we also provide video-conferencing services to communities in north-western Ontario.
Children’s Services and the Augmentative Communication & Writing Aids (ACWA) 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 individuals with developmental disabilities through assessment, intervention, consultation, research, education, and outreach.
May include, but are not limited to:
- Conduct speech-language, AAC assessments and develop goal-focused intervention programs
- Supervise Communicative Disorder Assistants to implement intervention programs
- Provide consultation within Autism Services, at schools, group homes and day programs
- Conduct groups and parent/professional training workshops through Wellness
- 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
- Experience conducting assessments and developing intervention programs using low and high tech AAC systems
- Experience with AAC Software including Boardmaker, Proloquo2Go, Unity, LAMP, TouchChat, TD Snap, etc.
- Experience with the developmental disabilities and autism spectrum disorder population.
- Demonstrated experience participating on an interdisciplinary team an asset
- Proficient with Microsoft Office 365
- Fluency in French is considered an asset
- The successful candidate must provide an acceptable Police Records Check (Vulnerable Sector Screening), and proof of vaccination for Covid-19.
Due to the pandemic, this position is a combination of in-person and remote work for now. Candidates will be expected to deliver in-person services if needed. When Covid-19 restrictions are lifted, candidates will be required to work from a Surrey Place location.
How to Apply
- To be considered for this position, you must be passionate about the work we do, and share our organizational values
- Save your resume and cover letter in the following format: firstname.lastname (ie. John.Smith)
- Send your resume and cover letter to People Services, email@example.com, quoting file 21216 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. Successful candidates who receive a conditional offer of hire will be eligible for accommodation in employment up to the point of undue hardship for bona fide human rights related restrictions and limitations. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.