#370-18 Communicative Disorders Assistant, SmallTalk, Temporary Part-Time, Seaforth, Clinton

Seaforth, ON

POSTING DATE: October 10, 2018                                                                                     POSTING # 370-18 (OPSEU)
EXPIRY DATE: October 17, 2018


                                                                      HURON PERTH HEALTHCARE ALLIANCE
                                                                                        NOTICE OF VACANCY


POSITION: COMMUNICATIVE DISORDERS ASSISTANT, SmallTalk
Primary Sites: Seaforth, Clinton
Temporary Part-Time

POSITION SUMMARY: The Communicative Disorders Assistant (CDA) under the direction and supervision of a Speech Language Pathologist, enhances the communication skills of preschool clients in partnership with their families and community. This is achieved through prevention, education, early identification and management of communication disorder/delays. The CDA is also responsible for care of the department and equipment and carrying out clerical and reception functions.

REPORTS TO: Clinical Leader, Speech Language Pathology

SALARY: $28.85 to $33.22 per hour

DATE REQUIRED: As soon as possible

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:
- Graduate of a 3-4 year University Degree (e.g. Psychology, Linguistics, Social Work).
- Graduate of a Communicative Disorders Assistant program or a related field of early childhood education.

Experience:
- Minimum of one year experience working in a preschool speech and language program preferred.

Abilities:
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to function in a team environment and follow intervention programs designed and overseen by Speech Language Pathologists.
- Ability to determine priorities and manage time effectively.
- Critical thinking, problem solving, decision making skills.
- Ability to use computer and computer generated programs for communicative disorders/delays; word-processing skills; Meditech experience an asset.
- Excellent organizational abilities
- Commitment to the standards of excellence and the concept of accountability
- Commitment to the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services objectives
- Ability to work independently with minimum supervision as outlined in guidelines prepared by CASLPO (College of Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists of Ontario)
- Ability to recognize the limits of scope of practice as outlined in the CASLPO guidelines for use of supportive personnel
- Demonstrated initiative and support of innovative and current methods of service provision.
- Valid Ontario Driver’s Licence and Access to Own Transportation.


Please be advised that we are no longer accepting emailed or paper-based resumes. Please submit a complete resume by visiting our job opportunities page on our website: www.hpha.ca

Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance is an equal opportunity employer that strives to create a respectful, accessible and inclusive work environment. Upon individual request, hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact Human Resources for assistance

 

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