Every child and youth living life at their full potential
About Grandview Kids
Grandview Kids provides an array of specialized programs, rehabilitation services, and outpatient clinical treatments to children and youth with physical, communication, and developmental needs. Programs and services – which are delivered at the Centre, in the community, at schools, and in-home – include: medical consultation, assessment, and diagnosis; audiology, autism support; complex care program; occupational therapy; physiotherapy; respite services; social work; speech-language pathology; therapeutic recreation; and family engagement. Grandview Kids actively participates in research to support innovation in rehabilitation science, to advance organizational capabilities, and to better serve caregivers and the developmental needs of their children and adolescents. As an organization, we are dedicated to inspiring possibilities, fostering development, and supporting growth and personal achievement with our clients, caregivers, and team members. Though a collaborative, multi-disciplinary approach, members of Team Grandview strive to provide culturally-safer, inclusive, and innovative evidence-informed care that meets the unique needs of each client.
Grandview Kids is now accepting applications for the position of:
Speech Language Therapy Assistant (Contract Full-Time)
- 37.5 hours per week (1FTE)
- January 2, 2024 – December 20, 2024
- Hybrid (on-site and in-person)
Under the general direction of a Clinical Manager and supervision of the Speech-Language Pathologists, the primary role of the Speech-Language Therapy Assistant is to implement therapy plans to target a broad range of communication goals for clients in various programs at Grandview Kids. These programs may include the Preschool Speech and Language Program, Preschool Outreach Program, Ontario Autism Program, School-Based Rehabilitation Services, Social Enterprise, and Campbell Children’s School. In addition, the Speech-Language Therapy Assistant supports indirect client care activities (e.g., material preparation, session planning, etc.); assists in providing departmental support; documents involvement in client care; maintains communication with all other staff members; supports efforts in Quality Improvement Program (QIP) activities; participates in education, orientation and public relations, as required; maintains a safe work environment; performs other related duties, as assigned.
- Community College Communicative Disorders Assistant Diploma (CDA)
- Must be eligible for full membership with CDAAC
- 0 – 3 months experience in a clinical setting
- Knowledge of children’s speech-language development and generally accepted principles and practices, and specialized knowledge of pediatric disabilities (e.g. Cerebral Palsy, Autism Spectrum Disorder)
- Experience with children in all age groups.
- Knowledge and experience in implementing principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis an asset.
- Well-developed communication skills including verbal, non-verbal
- Ability to collaborate with other team members
- Computer literacy
- Ability to manage time effectively and set priorities
- Ability to follow direction and to work in an independent manner
- Valid driver’s licence and reliable vehicle, or access to reliable/appropriate transportation.
How to apply
Please forward a cover letter clearly stating Job 23.64 and outlining your interest and a resume or curriculum vitae to email@example.com by November 20, 2023 at 5 p.m. EST. Please address your correspondence to:
600 Townline Road South
Oshawa, ON L1H 0C8
Our commitment to belonging
Grandview Kids aims to be deliberate in our consideration of diversity, defined as differences in race, colour, place of origin, religion, immigrant and newcomer status, ethnic origin, ability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and age. Recognizing and valuing diversity and equity must be accompanied by concerted efforts to ensure the inclusion of diverse and underrepresented populations, meaning that individuals must be and feel valued, respected, and equally-supported. We invite applicants in the above defined areas to apply.
Please note that all prospective Grandview Kids employees are subject to mandatory immunization requirements, including full and ongoing COVID-19 vaccinations, as a condition of obtaining and maintaining employment. We will make accommodations based upon documented medical or creed exemption in accordance to the Ministry of Health and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Accommodations are made through consultation with Human Resources. Please contact us should you require any accommodation throughout this process.
Grandview Kids is committed to complying with all applicable standards as set out in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). If you have accessibility needs and require alternate formats or other accommodations, please let us know.
Grandview Kids is situated on the traditional territories of the Missisaugas of Scugog Island First Nation. We acknowledge the lands, waters, and people who have come before us, including the Algonquin, Objiway, Odawa, and Pottawatomi. This land, covered under the Williams Treaty, is home to many Anishinaabeg people. We commit to listening and learning the truth as we move together toward reconciliation.
We thank all applicants. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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