Speech Language Pathologist | Early Childhood Development Program

Position Summary

Interior Health invites applications Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) for a permanent, full time opening with our Early Childhood Development Program based in Salmon Arm, BC.

We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package including dental and prescription coverage, group life, and extensive extended health plan, plus generous vacation. Relocation Allowance package may be offered with position.

What Will You Work On?
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.

How Will You Create Impact?
The ECD SLP has the potential to change the trajectory of our clients’ lives by improving their speech, language, and communication abilities.

How Will We Help You Grow?
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 in Kamloops, as well as 25 ECD SLP colleagues from across Interior Health. Professional development is also available.

Who Are We Looking For?
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.
• Valid BC Driver’s license required.

We welcome applicants with conditional registration and upcoming Masters of Speech-Language Pathology new grads to apply!

This position is eligible for the BC Student Loan Forgiveness Program.


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.

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Salmon Arm



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$35.65 - $44.56

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