Speech Language Pathologist ID: 68181

Deadline Date: 2022/03/31

Location:  Fort Frances

Provide clinical services such as, but not limited to, screening, assessment, intervention and home programming for children with communication impairments.  The individual filling this position will benefit from the availability of additional Speech Language Pathologists working within the Agency and access to a mentor.

Posting Date:
 240 First Street East
Start Date:
 $63,672 to $78,309
Number of positions:
Days of work:
 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Key Job Functions:

  •  Engage in the screening, assessment, interpretation and rehabilitation of individuals with speech and language impairments
  •  Provide information and support to family/caregivers to facilitate an understanding of client’s needs and assist clients with funding and purchasing information for aids and equipment
  •  Facilitates access to community resources necessary to promote the optimal level of functioning of the client and family/caregiver
  •  Liaise with service providers and other care givers and educators to meet identified needs and enhance delivery of care
  •  Respect Service Agreement by providing written assessment, progress notes, discharge summaries and complete necessary documentation including statistical sheets
  •  Maintain documentation as per C.A.S.L.P.O. Guidelines and FIREFLY policies and procedures
  •  Extensive travel required




  • Master''s degree in Communication Disorders
  • Member in good standing with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario 
  • Demonstrated planning, organizational and facilitation skills
  • Assistive Devices Program (ADP) Authorizer status is an asset
  • Previous experience working in a community setting is an asset
  • Experience with children who have multiple needs is an asset
  • Current valid Driver''s License
  • Understanding of the Anishinaabe culture, First Nation communities and language is a definite asset
  • Fluency in French would be an asset
  • Travel within the service region is required, including travel to the Far North communities



Conditions of Employment:

  •  The ability to manage a reasonable workload; effective priority-setting and follow-up
  •  Role model the vision and values of the Agency
  •  Value the concept of teamwork and ability to work independently
  •  Ability to deal with conflict, mediate and problem solve
  •  Quality of work to meet or exceed Agency specifications
  • Current clear Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector screen is required
  •  Must respect and actively promote health and safety policies of the Agency
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by start date


Benefits of working at FIREFLY:

  • Pension Plan (Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan HOOPP)
  • Vacation entitlement starting at 4 weeks per year
  • Paid sick leave accrued monthly up to a maximum of 30 days 
  • Wellness Days (3 total per fiscal year)
  • Community Service and Cultural Days (3 total per fiscal year)
  • Excellent benefit plan with coverage including health, dental, vision, life insurance and critical illness with 100% of the premiums paid by FIREFLY
  • Short and long term disability coverage
  • Professional development opportunities
  • A supportive team and great workplace culture
Closing Date/Apply by:
How To Apply:

Please apply on company career page at www.fireflynw.ca/careers 


Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Lisa Peterson
Position Title:
 HR Generalist
Company Name:
 240 First Street East
 Fort Frances
Postal Code:
 P9A 1K5
Web Address:
 //240 First Street East