Interior Health invites applications Speech Language Pathologists (SLP) for a relief, full time opening with our Early Childhood Development Program based in Kelowna, BC.
Days of work are weekdays 08:30 to 16:30 hours. We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package including dental and prescription coverage, group life, and extensive extended health plan, plus generous vacation.
The Early Childhood Development (ECD) SLP will work with children aged birth-to-school entry from a variety of cultural backgrounds and their parents/caregivers. The ECD SLP will engage in screening, assessment, intervention, coaching, & education in all areas of speech, language, & communication with this population. The ECD SLP will collaborate with other professionals from the Ministry of Children & Family Development (MCFD), Ministry of Education (MoE), as well as local community organizations.
The ECD SLP has the potential to change the trajectory of our clients’ lives by improving their speech, language, and communication abilities.
We have a very collaborative team in Interior Health’s ECD SLP Program. The ECD SLP will receive support from the Professional Practice Leader (PPL), mentorship from ECD SLPs working on-site as well as 25 ECD SLP colleagues from across Interior Health.
We are looking for an ECD SLP with experience/preference working with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers and their caregivers. The ECD SLP will have excellent oral and written communication abilities & be able to connect with people from all types of backgrounds. The ECD SLP will be creative in supporting clients’ goals while adhering to program guidelines. The ECD SLP will be an active and engaged team member, able to respectfully communicate and resolve conflict in a timely manner.
• Registration as a Speech-Language Pathologist with the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC.
• Recent pediatric SLP experience is an asset.
• Valid BC Driver’s license required.
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This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.
Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.