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Clinical Careers

Position: Communicative Disorders Assistant
Program/Service/Department: Nursery School

Competition #: 07-157
Status: Permanent Full Time
Salary: $21.64 - $25.33 per hour

Posting Date: October 31, 2021
Closing Date:
November 14, 2021

Key Responsibilities

  • Provides client and family-centred care which is goal directed, evidence based and outcome oriented
  • Respects the client/family’s rights to make decisions based on their own values, beliefs and experiences
  • Bases practice on direction provided by the Speech-Language Pathologist and in accordance with established policies and procedures
  • Carries out the Speech-Language Pathology designated programs to individual clients or groups of clients who are being seen for augmentative and alternative communication and documents client progress
  • Provides education to clients, caregivers and other professionals under direct supervision by the Speech-Language Pathologist
  • Develops materials for use with individual clients
  • Participates in on-the-job training and continuing education/professional development where appropriate
  • Documents accurate workload statistics
  • Collects relevant data as directed by the Speech-Language Pathologist
  • Maintains clean, safe equipment and materials and assists in reviewing inventory
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings
  • Participates in quality management activities
  • Communicates in a timely and effective manner with team members and clients
  • Provides client/caregiver training, follow-up and equipment preparation under the supervision of the primary clinician
  • Identifies practice issues and participates in their resolution with the clinical staff
  • Adheres to Charting Guideline, Speech-Language Pathology Documentation Guidelines and the Ontario College of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Standards of Practice
  • Participates in research activities as applicable
  • Utilizes research information to support evidence based practice
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Communicative Disorders Assistant Diploma
  • Previous job related experience required (or practicum experience for new graduates)
  • Experience working with children with physical and developmental disabilities preferred
  • Experience working in a an interdisciplinary setting is preferred
  • Familiarity and experience with Augmentative and Alternative Communication systems, specialized hardware and software preferred
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, verbal, written and interpersonal skills
  • Self directed learner who demonstrates initiative
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently manage fluctuating clinical responsibilities
  • Knowledge of speech, language and communication strategies for intervention and training
  • Ability to modify delivery of program activities based on client’s interest and abilities o Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle required

All interested candidates are invited to submit their application, quoting the competition number, to:

Human Resources
Bloorview Kids Rehab
150 Kilgour Road, Toronto, Ontario M4G 1R8
Fax: (416) 424-3868
E-mail: humanresources at bloorview dot ca *(see Note below)

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Bloorview Kids Rehab is an equal opportunity employer.

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