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Notice about Job Postings: Each new job posting will be dated with its initial posting date, as well as projected deletion date.  All job postings will be posted for 2 months and will then be removed to make space for more current postings.  Postings will also be removed upon notification that the position has been filled.


(Posted March 25, 2019 – Remove: May 25, 2019)

  Grasslands Public Schools invites applications for full time Speech and Language
Assistants (SLPA) to join our team. Our team of therapists and assistants will work to provide school based speech and language therapy services for students ages 5-19 in the school setting.

Major responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting the SLP with speech, language, and hearing screenings without clinical interpretation.
  • Assisting the SLP during assessment of students, patients, and clients exclusive of
    administration and/or interpretation.
  • Following documented treatment plans or protocols developed by the supervising SLP.
  • Documenting student, patient, and client performance (e.g., tallying data for the SLP to use, preparing charts, records, and graphs) and report this information to the supervising SLP.
  • Programming and provide instruction in the use of augmentative and alternative
    communication devices.
  • Assisting with clerical duties, such as preparing materials and scheduling activities, as directed by the SLP.
  • Assisting with departmental operations (scheduling, record-keeping, safety/maintenance of supplies and equipment).
  • Presenting primary prevention information to individuals and groups known to be at risk for communication disorders and other appropriate groups; promote early identification and early intervention activities.
  • Advocating for individuals and families through community awareness, health literacy,
    education, and training programs to promote and facilitate access to full participation in communication, including the elimination of societal, cultural, and linguistic barriers.

Minimum requirements:

  • SLPA diploma or extensive experience working with children.
  • Valid Alberta driver’s license and reliable vehicle to travel between schools.
  • Mileage reimbursement is available.
  • Up to date and clean Criminal Record and Child Welfare checks.
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Flexible and able to work effectively with other professionals and families.
  • Able to work independently and with a supportive team.
  • Aptitude for relevant technology.
  • Well developed organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong desire to continue with professional development.

Salary: Based on education and experience. Start date: August 26, 2019
Deadline is as soon as a suitable applicant pool has been received.
Send résumé and other documents to:
Sean Beaton, Assistant Superintendent
Grasslands Public Schools
Brooks, AB  T1R 1L2
Email: info@grasslands.ab.ca Fax: 403-362-8225


(Posted March 25, 2019 – Remove: May 25, 2019)

  Grasslands Public Schools invites applications for full time Occupational Therapy Assistants (OTA) to join our team.

Our team of therapists and assistants will work to provide school based occupational
therapy services for students ages 5-19 in the school setting.
OTAs works in partnership with our therapists to help students to build fine and gross
motor skills and address sensory needs, self-help, social thinking and executive
functioning as well as play skills.

Major responsibilities will include:

  • Providing interventions to support goals written by occupational therapists
  • Planning sessions with OTs including gathering and maintaining materials
  • Collaborating with multidisciplinary teams
  • Supporting occupational therapists in daily work
  • Documenting interventions
  • Assisting in capacity building sessions for teachers and school based assistant

Minimum requirements:

  • OTA/PTA/SLPA diploma or extensive experience working with children.
  • Valid Alberta driver’s license and reliable vehicle to travel between schools.
  • Mileage reimbursement is available.
  • Up to date and clean Criminal Record and Child Welfare checks.
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Flexible and able to work effectively with other professionals and families.
  • Able to work independently and with a supportive team.
  • Aptitude for relevant technology.
  • Well developed organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong desire to continue with professional development.

Salary: Based on education and experience
Start date: August 26, 2019
Deadline is as soon as there is a suitable applicant pool.

Send résumé and other documents to:
Sean Beaton, Assistant Superintendent
Grasslands Public Schools
Brooks, AB  T1R 1L2
Email: info@grasslands.ab.ca Fax: 403-362-8225


(Posted: February 28, 2019  – Remove: April 28, 2019) 

 

JOB POSTING

FULL-TIME

COMMUNITY REHAB WORKER POSITION

Highly motivated, caring person is needed to provide support for adults with acquired brain injury (including stroke) to participate in therapeutic recreational activities in a community based rehabilitation program.

Responsible for:

  • Providing support for adults with acquired brain injury to participate in leisure activities including fitness programming at ARBI and in the community
  • Working with clients individually and in a group setting
  • Providing ongoing supervision and support for clients and volunteers
  • Working closely with a client-centered, multi-disciplinary team under the direction of a Recreation Therapist
  • Communicating closely with families/guardians and residential staff regarding client related concerns

Qualifications:

  • Therapy Assistant Diploma/ Recreation Aide Diploma / related certificate /rehabilitation experience preferred.
  • Emergency First Aid or CPR
  • Vehicle is required and a valid Class 5 Driver’s License

Hours: Monday to Friday (35 hours)

Full benefit package included.

Please submit curriculum vitae no later than March 22, 2019 for position commencing April 22, 2019  

ARBI

3412 Spruce Dr. S.W.

Calgary, AB   T3C 3A4

Phone:  403-242-7116    Fax:  403-242-7478

E-mail:  info@arbi.ca


(Posted February 20, 2019 – Remove: April 20, 2019)

Speech-Language Therapy Assistant

SLP Assistant

Requisition #: ALB00078399

Location: Grande Prairie, Alberta

Job Type: Regular Full Time Salary: $24.08 – $30.18 per hour

Your Opportunity:

Grande Prairie, found in northwest Alberta, is a growing city with over 60,000 residents and serving approximately 260,000 people in the trading area. Grande Prairie has something for everyone! Outdoor and indoor recreation opportunities are available at the numerous parks and golf courses, in addition to a state of the art recreation facility. The city also has a vibrant arts and culture community with an art gallery, a few museums, and live theater. There are also a multitude of dining and shopping opportunities.

Alberta Health Services is invested in Grande Prairie with construction underway for a new regional hospital and cancer center. This position is new to the Speech-Language Pediatric Team and is supported by our team of Speech-Language Pathologists who serve a community preschool population. Our dynamic team mainly provides service to clients in a clinic setting, with opportunity to serve clients in their own homes as well when needs require. The Speech-Language team works in close collaboration with our supportive team of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, and Therapy Assistants with children that present with complex needs. There is a strong focus on the multi-disciplinary and collaborative process including and focused on the client.

In addition to excellent wages and benefits; AHS currently has a Remote Retention Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $3,000. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay.

Description:
As a Therapy Assistant, you will work both individually and as part of an inter-professional team under the assignment, monitoring and evaluation of an audiologist, occupational therapist, physiotherapist, recreation therapist or speech-language pathologist. You will contribute to effective and efficient rehabilitation services including direct and indirect client care across the health care continuum (healthy living, getting better, living with illness and disability, end of life care) for all ages as well as non-client service provision. This role will require you to work effectively with internal and external partners, and display professionalism and strong ethics in both client centered care and participation in care teams. You will demonstrate evidence of reflective thinking and lifelong learning that enhances individual and team competency. You will have opportunities to use your interpersonal and clinical skills in contributing to quality improvement, program planning and student supervision.

Qualifications:
Completion of diploma from an accredited post-secondary rehabilitation Therapy Assistant program or equivalent training may be considered. Speech-Language Assistant Diploma is required. Excellent communication skills and collaborative skills required. Computer skills (MS Office) and experience with electronic charting is a benefit. Basic Cardiac Life Support – Health Care Provider required.

Apply online and join our dynamic team!