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Are you passionate about giving autistic children and youth opportunities for learning, connection, and participation?

Position Description: As part of the Autism Services multidisciplinary team, you will provide assessment, intervention and consultation for clients from preschool-age to adults, virtually or in-person. Your work may also include participation in group programs and training other professionals and parents. The SLP works collaboratively with Autism Therapists, Occupational Therapists, BCBAs, Behaviour Therapists and other professionals. The SLP is supported by the Manager of Family and Developmental Services and adheres to the policies and procedures of ConnectWell Community Health. This is a full-time position (35 hrs/week, 1.0 FTE), located in Carleton Place (travel throughout Lanark, Leeds & Grenville).

• Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology or equivalent
• Registered or eligible to be registered with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO)
• Experience with a range of services for autistic clients to support their communication development including assessment and individual treatment
• Experience in working with clients and their families in group programs, individually, parent-training and consulting to other professionals
• Experience working in a multi-disciplinary program or team, including collaborative goal-setting
• Additional training, education and/or experience in AAC and Neurodiversity-affirming care
• Familiarity with government-funded programs for children and youth including Entry to School, PLAY Project and/or other Caregiver-Mediated Early Years programs

Conditions of Employment:
Hours of work within a 35-hour work week will be developed in collaboration with the successful candidate to ensure a healthy work-life balance. A schedule of work will be based on the organization’s hours of operation and program requirements and may include some evening and weekend work.

How to apply:
Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume detailing their qualifications and interest in the position. Applications should be sent to the attention of amulder@connectwell.ca

An offer of employment will be conditional upon the candidate completing a Vulnerable Sector Screening, which includes a criminal reference check and proof of COVID vaccinations (2 doses).

ConnectWell is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If at any stage in the selection process you require accommodation due to a disability, please contract Andrea Mulder to let us know how we can assist you.

ConnectWell Community Health is also committed to equity, diversity and inclusivity and we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples, Indigenous peoples, racialized persons/persons of colour and those who identify as women, persons with disabilities and LGBTQ+ persons.

Although we appreciate all responses, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

ConnectWell Speech-Language Pathologist Job Description

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