Website Williams Consulting
$60 – $90 an hour
Full-time, Fixed term contract
Williams Consulting and its team members have more than 20 experience and expertise in delivering Indigenous designed and led, child centered, culturally safe, family-based techniques with First Nation children with special needs and their families.
Williams Consulting is a First Nation company with 30 years of experience working with First Nations, Indigenous Organizations, and government bodies. In addition, our team members have more than 20 years experience and expertise in delivering Indigenous designed and led, child centered, culturally safe, family-based techniques with First Nation children with special needs and their families. We are recruiting team members on behalf of Shibogama First Nation Council.
If you are an innovative Communicative Disorders Assistant and you are looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the Indigenous community, consider joining the Jordan’s Principle Wellness Team serving Shibogama First Nation Council communities. We are seeking positive, community-minded team members who are energized by challenge and motivated to serve our communities. We are seeking 2-3 highly motivated Communicative Disorders Assistants to join the team. As a Communicative Disorders Assistant, you will be paired with a Psychotherapist, and will be responsible for providing primarily speech therapeutic services to clients with communication disorders. You will work closely with clients, families, and other healthcare professionals to implement treatment plans that meet the unique needs of each client. We are seeking a Communications Assistant with knowledge of medical terminology, pediatrics, acute care, anatomy, speech therapy, and physiology to join our team. As a Communications Assistant, you will be responsible for providing support to our healthcare professionals and clients under the age of 18 years.
- Provide intervention to First Nation children with a variety of speech & language delay and disorders (receptive & expressive language, articulation, phonology, and fluency under the supervision of a speech-language pathologist
- Maintain records in accordance with the rules and regulations of College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologist of Ontario (CASLPO)
- Willing and able to travel overnight to a welcoming First Nation community bi-weekly departing Monday and returning Friday with a fellow team-member. Then provide services virtually on alternate weeks (Hybrid model)
- Note on the alternate weeks, the clients are seen by a SLP
- Graduate certificate in Communicative Disorders Assistant
Members of Communicative Disorders Assistant Association of Canada (CDAAC)
- Experience working with autistic population an asset
- Understand and support neurodiversity affirming practices and Natural Language Acquisition
- Experience using play-based therapy with children and youth
- Knowledge of evidence-based approaches to treatment
- Must be self-motivated, organized and have strong written and oral skills
- Have professional liability insurance
- Ability to communicate effectively with Indigenous people, including sound knowledge and understanding of issues impacting mental, emotional, physical and spiritual health in contemporary society
- Positive, non-judgmental and inclusive towards families experiencing challenges
- Willingness to work with community healthcare staff to coordinate care for client
- Willing to participate in case management
What we offer:
Competitive wage (benefits to be negotiated dependent on employment status)
- Scheduling, intake forms, and billing/invoicing
- Access to clinical management system to write notes
- Comfort of working in an environment clinic with all materials provided
- Travel one-week Monday-Friday to the Fly-in Community with all the materials provided (longer hours) and the following week work from your home (shorter hours) prepping and case managing.
- We pay for flights and accommodations.
- We pay for the resource materials in the First Nations.
Job Types: Independent contractor
Hours: Minimum 50 – maximum 70 every two weeks
If you meet the above requirements and are interested in this position, please submit your resume for consideration or reach out for more information. It is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team and make a difference in our communities.
Job Types: Full-time, Fixed term contract
Salary: $60.00 – $90.00 per hour
Flexible Language Requirement: French not required
Schedule: Monday to Friday
Education: DCS/DEC (required)
License/Certification: Communicative Disorders Assistant Certificate (required)
Work Location: On the road
To apply for this job please visit ca.indeed.com.
The Atikokan Employment Centre advertises the following job posting as a service to its clients and to the community. Atikokan Employment Centre is not responsible for the wording or content of the advertisements. All correspondence concerning each position should be directed to the contact name identified in the advertisement.