Speech Language Pathologist (RFT 1.0)
in London, ON

London, ON
Full-time - Permanent
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Competition Number: 36977
Company Website: http://von.ca

Requisition Details:

Employment Status: Regular, Full Time (1.0 FTE)
Program Name: South West Ontario Therapy Program - London/Middlesex
Work Schedule: Days, Evenings, Weekends
Biweekly Hours: 75
On-Call: No

Job Summary:

The Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) works closely with adults who have various levels of speech, language, and communication challenges assessing clients' needs and developing individual treatment programs to enable each client to improve as much as possible.
At this time, SLP service delivery is able to be provided virtually and face-to-face.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manages a caseload of adults who have various levels of speech, language and communication challenges.
  • Assesses, diagnoses, and treats swallowing and communication difficulties arising from a variety of causes, e.g. congenital problems (such as cleft palate) or acquired disorders after a stroke or injury.
  • Develops, implements and revises relevant treatment programs supporting positive health outcomes.
  • Advises caregivers on implementing treatment programs and trains other professionals in therapy delivery.
  • Assesses communication environments of clients.
  • Monitors and evaluates clients' progress against planned outcomes.
  • Works with clients in a one-to-one basis or group environment to deliver therapy.
  • Writes and maintains confidential client case notes and reports, as well as information for clients, caregivers and other professionals.
  • Manages a caseload taking account of priority cases, waiting lists, successful outcomes, referral and discharge of service users.
  • Works with others to improve the effectiveness of service delivery.

External and Internal Relationships:

  • Works as part of a multidisciplinary team, alongside other health professionals such as doctors, nurses, psychologists, physiotherapists and occupational therapists.
  • Liaises with professionals in education and the social services.

Education, Designations and Experience:

  • Master's Degree (or grandfathered prior to 1994 equivalent in Speech-Language Pathology).
  • Registered with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario.
  • Certification with the Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists is preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in an equivalent role.

Skill Requirements:

  • Strong computer skills are required (including but not limited to Microsoft Office), as is the knowledge of computer software relating to speech-language skills.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in the use of technology for documentation of patient outcomes.
  • Ability to communicate well, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to adjust to working in different social and economic environments.
  • Ability to respond to changes in patient caseloads and care needs.


  • Must have personal vehicle and possess both a current driver's license and proof of vehicle insurance
  • Current and original copy of a satisfactory Criminal Records Check is required.
  • Must be able to wear Personal Protective Equipment.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Attention to detail; Lift and carry using appropriate lifting techniques; Bend, push, pull, grip, reach, kneel, crouch using good body mechanics; Walk, sit, stand, climb stairs; Hand movements.

VON Canada is committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities and to providing accessibility accommodations for candidates who require them. If you are in need of accessibility support, please visit our website at http://www.von.ca/en/accessibility for further details.

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About VON Canada

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VON Canada has been leading care at home for over 125 years. Today, we are a highly-trusted non-profit organization that works with our clients, employees, volunteers and partners to provide innovative clinical, personal and social support to people who want the comfort and peace of mind of living in their own homes and communities.

Our 6,300 employees and 6,500 volunteers deliver a wide range of vital health and wellness services, helping people remain healthy and at home for as long as possible.

With the help of our funders, donors, volunteers and committed staff, we offer dozens of programs and services across Ontario and Nova Scotia that provide real hands-on help to seniors, children, youth and adults who need extra support. We help Canadians stay healthy, live well and remain active. And, together with our clients and their families, we contribute to the health and improved quality of life of Canadians in their homes and communities, where they want to be.

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  • And much more!

What we can offer you:

  • Competitive salaries and paid vacation time
  • Tiered Benefits (health, dental, LTD) & an Employee Assistance Program for eligible employees
  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan with company contribution for eligible employees
  • Travel compensation
  • Comprehensive orientation program
  • SMART phone provided to keep you connected during work time
  • The opportunity to make a difference in your community

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