|Carrier Sekani Family Services is looking for a Speech and Language Pathologist to provide services to a pediatric caseload of children with special needs or at risk for delays in development. The Therapist’s role with children and families is one of facilitation and prevention using his/her specialized skills and knowledge to assist the child in developing to their maximum potential. The duties of this position follow the guidelines of the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC [CSHHPBC].
QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
•Master’s degree in Speech and Language Pathology
•Certification or eligibility for certification by the Canadian Association of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologist (CASLPA)
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
•First Nations Culture and traditions (specifically Carrier and Sekani)
•Experience working in an office setting, serving clients, and answering routine inquiries
•Experience with assessment, diagnosis and therapy of children 0-6 years
•Experience dealing with special needs children and their families
•Willing to work as part of an early intervention multi-disciplinary team
•Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
•Demonstrate administrative skills and self-motivation skills
•Follow the Canon of Ethics as outlined by CASLPA
•Ability to work independently and within a team setting
•Computer skills using Microsoft Office suite (MS Word, Excel); able to prepare spreadsheets and operate word processing programs and Adobe Acrobat
•Excellent oral and written communication skills to compose business correspondence.
•Communication with a wide variety of internal and external clients is required
•May be required to work evenings and weekends
•Exposure to regular travel to remote locations
•May be required to use own vehicle
•Initial and on-going employment is subject to submission of a clear Criminal Record check. Criminal Record Check must be conducted every three years. CSFS reimburses this expense
•Must possess valid driver’s license.
In accordance with Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code and Section 15 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, preference will be given to qualified candidates with Aboriginal Ancestry.
How to apply: Go to www.csfs.org/jobs and click on the appropriate posting.
Deadline to apply: March 10, 2017. Please submit a cover letter and resume.
We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.