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JOIN OUR TEAM – Temporary SLP Postings – with room to grow!

Temporary Position Available!

 

Southwest Collaborative Support Services (SWCSS) is a collaborative partnership supporting children/youth and families.   Partners worked together under the previous RCSD framework since 2013 and launched SWCSS in August of 2020 to continue to support the needs of students across the region.  Further information about SWCSS can be found on our website.

As a regional therapist, you will provide clinical professional practice both independently and as a part of a collaborative team. You will be offering services within a full scope of practice including: health promotion, identification, assessment, intervention, and case management. You will participate in planning, coordination and delivery of rehabilitation services in collaboration with students, families, healthcare professionals and other partners.  You will use your expertise to inform ongoing quality improvement, service integration, and program development.  Applications are invited for the following positions:

Reference: Discipline FTE: Base location and service area:
2022-01 SLP 0.85 Horizon School Division

 

As an ideal candidate for the team, you are energetic and enjoy working with students from Early Learning through to Grade 12.  You will work collaboratively to integrate student programming with other disciplines and including students with visual and/or hearing impairments.  These positions will appeal to those who are comfortable with change, enjoy a challenge, and seek opportunities for creativity.  

About the opportunity

  • One year temporary position
    • 2022-01 (contract commencing March 2022) exact date TBD
    • 2022-02 (contract commencing April 2022) exact date TBD
    • 2022-03 (contract commencing May 2022) exact date TBD
  • Work schedule will follow the school calendar with Christmas, Easter and summer break observed and is based on a 35 hours work week  
  • Regional team members will be provided with laptop, cell phone and a small supply budget
  • Service will be provided by a combination of in-person and virtual delivery.  Travel costs will be reimbursed based on SWCSS approved rates
  • Specific service priorities will be determined by school division partners funding the services.  Service priorities are likely to be focused at the top tiers of intervention.  

Required qualifications: 

  • SLP: Completion of Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology.
  • Active or eligible registration and practice permit with respective regulatory College
  • Experience working with a school age population 
  • Class 5 driver’s license and reliable vehicle

In order to ensure and maintain a safe and secure working and learning environment, applicants who are offered employment must provide:

  • A police information check; including Vulnerable Sector Check from Police Services or an RCMP detachment that does not have any charges or convictions.
  • A satisfactory Intervention Record Check from Alberta Children’s Services.
  • proof of vaccination against Covid-19 – double dose

Salary / Benefits

  • 1.0 FTE annual salary ranges between $86,500 – $95,700 depending on experience with the same salary grid utilized for all therapy positions.  Salary is based on 10 months of work paid over 12 months.
  • ASEBP benefits are available for positions more than 0.5 FTE
  • LAPP pension is available for positions more than 0.8 FTE

Application process: please provide the following, in a single PDF document 

  • Cover letter addressed to Jodi Smith, Collaborative Services Coordinator and include the competition number(s) of interest in the subject line
  • Resume summarizing training and experience;
  • Minimum of three professional references including your current supervisor
  • Competition open until a successful candidate is identified
  • E-mail pdf application to jodi@swcss.ca

If you have any questions, please contact Jodi Smith jodi@swcss.ca 

We thank all those who apply, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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