Speech Language Therapist

Speech Language Therapist
Position Type
Speech Language Therapist Full Time

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assess and identify speech, language and functional communication needs in children with Autism
  • Assess formally and informally a student's current profile, the influence of the communication partner and the learning environment across everyday situations
  • Participate in a Collaborative Consultation Model with the members of the intervention team, teachers, and families for the purpose of providing requested information, reviewing student's communication therapy goals/objectives, developing plans for services and/or making recommendations to implement goals
  • Implement evidence-based therapeutic activities and instruct students, teachers, parents and other involved persons for the purpose of facilitating effective communication for students and/or supporting the student's IEP plan for use in the classroom
  • Present information (e.g. student assessment findings, coaching feedback, etc.) for the purpose of communicating information, gaining and providing feedback to others
  • Make necessary referrals to external speech language therapy services when intervention needs exceed classroom intervention scope
  • Provide AAC training, consultation and instruction to teachers on the use of alternative/augmentative communication supports
  • Research for resources and methods (e.g. intervention and treatment techniques, assessment tools and methods, community resources, etc.) for the purpose of determining the appropriate approach for addressing student's functional goals
  • Maintain files and/or records (e.g. assessment notes, progress reports, coaching logs, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities and/or follow standard operational procedures
  • Maintain inventory equipment and supplies in clean and proper working condition for the purpose of implementing therapy goals

 

Requirements:

  • Possess a Master's Degree in Speech and Language Pathology
  • Fully registered with the Allied Health Professional Council (AHPC)
  • Relevant working experience as a Speech and Language Therapist in a school or hospital setting is preferred
  • Evident proficiency in English Language
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Desire to learn about Autism and expand knowledge base
  • Passion to work with children and adolescents with autism and their families to maximize their learning and potential

 

Apply for this Position:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the professional advantages of a dynamic environment that supports your development and recognises your achievements.

We regret only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

Last modified on Thursday, 07 January 2016 08:52