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Speech Language Pathologist - Five Counties Children's Centre

Sep 24, 2020
Peterborough, Ontario

File Number:               SLP-01-20

Location:                     Peterborough

Status:                         Contract  (October 2020 – January 31, 2022)

Hours:                         35 hours per week

Start Date:                   ASAP

Position Summary:

  • Provide both in-centre and school based rehabilitation services
  • Provide assessment, training and consultation for clients with therapy needs
  • Provide consultation, training and/or education to clients, their caregivers and other professionals
  • Participate as a member of multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary teams/committees to promote quality service for children
  • Authorize low tech equipment through the Communication Aides category of the Assistive Devices Program of the Ministry of Health

Main Responsibilities:

  • Assessment and reassessment of clients with speech, language, feeding, fluency, nasality and/or voice therapy
  • Provide service plan for client care (including training, recommendations and discharge) in consultation with the client's caregiving team (including family, primary therapists, school and other agencies)
  • Lead facilitator training workshops
  • Maintain knowledge of current practices/equipment in the field of speech language pathology
  • Comply with relevant Centre statistical, clinical and administrative reporting requirements in a timely manner
  • Participate in departmental staff meetings/committees as required


  • Master’s Degree or equivalent in Speech Language Pathology
  • Registration with the College of Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists of Ontario
  • Paediatric, in-centre and school-based rehabilitation service experience preferred
  • Ability to read and speak French is an asset
  • Valid Driver’s license and access to a vehicle

Interested applicants should quote the file number and send a cover letter and resume to prior to the closing date. 

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