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.

If you are keen to be part of an organisation where lives are transformed, email our recruitment Team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We apologise that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

Last modified on Tuesday, 02 May 2017 10:00