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Employment Opportunity: Speech-Language Pathologist

by Allison Pooley, posted on 12:40 PM, February 17, 2015
Start Date: ASAP

Job Type: Full-time

Duration: One year (maternity leave)

Agency:  The Asante Centre

Governed by the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Society for British Columbia

The Asante Centre is located in the downtown core of Maple Ridge, BC, Canada.  This not-for-profit organization opened its doors in 2000 to provide diagnostic, assessment and family support services, based on a multidisciplinary team approach, for children, youth and adults living with FASD, ASD, and other complex developmental conditions.  In addition to assessment, The Asante Centre also offers speech-language therapy to families in the Maple Ridge area.  Children with a range of speech and language needs can access therapy, services and supports from one of two therapists at the Centre.

Position:  The position is full time, for one year (maternity leave), with some flexibility of hours, although evening work will be required. A competitive salary is offered, with benefits and annual vacation time.  We are looking for an experienced SLP with therapy and assessment experience, especially the areas of FASD and ASD.

Duties include:  We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative, and organized person to join our flexible and fast paced team.  The individual must be comfortable working as part of a multidisciplinary team and will be expected to participate in assessment, planning, and implementation of intervention programs for individuals with ASD, FASD, and a number of other communication disorders.

Qualifications:

  • Masters level degree in Speech-Language Pathology.
  • Registration with the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC
  • RASP Certification
  • Completion of a criminal record check
  • Experience providing intervention services
  • Experience with FASD and ASD multidisciplinary assessments

Please send resumes to: info@asantecentre.org

Contact:  Audrey Salahub, Executive Director

Unit 103 – 22356 McIntosh Ave, Maple Ridge, B.C., V2X 3C1

Phone: 604-467-7101

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