Jobs

Psychologist/Play Therapists

 

Heartland Agency’s EvenStart Program offers holistic support services to children, many from backgrounds of poverty, trauma, abuse, and neglect. EvenStart provides programming that supports the growth and development of children’s social-emotional and learning needs within a centre-based setting, offering the support of a multi-disciplinary team consisting of teachers, educational assistants, therapy professionals (SLP, OT, PT, Psych) and therapy assistants.

We are currently recruiting two full-time Psychologist/Play Therapists to work within our multi-disciplinary team. These positions will be based out of our Monterey Park site (6908 26th Avenue NE) and Mayland Heights location (1625 18th Street NE), and will commence August 26, 2019.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the development of individual and classroom support plans
  • Support the implementation of positive behaviour support strategies through coaching and modeling
  • Implement different modalities of therapy, including individual, small group and in-class treatment (e.g., play therapy, Theraplay circles, friendship groups, etc.)
  • Provide consultation and support to families, classroom staff and multi-disciplinary team
  • Provide assessment/screening to children when referred, and complete reports

 

Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in psychology, and current registration with the College of Alberta Psychologists; Provisional psychologist will be considered, and supervision may be available for the successful candidate
  • Experience with assessment, intervention and support in numerous areas (behavioural, social-emotional, psychoeducational, etc.)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Background in play therapy preferred, but not required
  • Experience with preschool children is an asset

 

Remuneration:

  • Salary is competitive and commensurate with education/experience.
  • Professional development opportunities
  • 10 month contract
  • Health and wellness spending account

 

If interested in learning more about Heartland Agency and the EvenStart Program, please visit www.heartlandagency.org and www.evenstartfoundation.org

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit an updated resume and cover letter to Denise Lindsay (dlindsay@heartlandagency.org). We thank all applicants in advance for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Full Time Occupational Therapist

 

Heartland Agency’s EvenStart Program offers holistic support services to children, many from backgrounds of poverty, trauma, abuse, and neglect. EvenStart provides programming that supports the growth and development of children’s social-emotional and learning needs within a centre-based setting, offering the support of a multi-disciplinary team consisting of teachers, educational assistants, therapy professionals (SLP, OT, PT, Psych) and therapy assistants.

We are currently recruiting a full-time Occupational Therapist to work within our multi-disciplinary team. This position will be based out of our Monterey Park location (6908 26th Avenue NE) with one day per week at our Signal Hill location, and will commence August 26, 2019.

Responsibilities:

  • Assessment of children’s skills
  • Implementation of different modalities of therapy, including individual, small group, pull-out and in the classroom, and/or in combination with other therapy disciplines
  • Consultation to the families, classroom staff, and multi-disciplinary team
  • Support the implementation of strategies to improve motor skills, adaptive functioning, and sensory processing
  • Supervision of the Occupational Therapy Assistant

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Occupational Therapist
  • Experience with preschool children/children

 

Remuneration:

  • Salary is competitive and commensurate with education/experience.
  • Benefits package including flexible health spending account.
  • 10 month contract.
  • Professional development opportunities.

If interested in learning more about Heartland Agency and the EvenStart Program, please visit www.heartlandagency.org and www.evenstartfoundation.org

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit an updated resume and cover letter to Denise Lindsay (dlindsay@heartlandagency.org). We thank all applicants in advance for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Full Time  Speech-Language Pathologist

 

Heartland Agency’s EvenStart Program offers services to children, many from backgrounds of poverty, trauma, abuse, and neglect. Heartland provides programming that supports the growth and development of children’s social-emotional and learning needs within a centre-based setting, offering the support of a multi-disciplinary team consisting of teachers, educational assistants, therapy professionals (SLP, OT, PT, Psych) and therapy assistants.

We are currently recruiting a full-time Speech-Language Pathologist to work within our multi-disciplinary team. This position will be located at our Monterey Park site, and will commence August 26, 2019.

Responsibilities:

  • Assessment of children’s communication skills
  • Implementation of different modalities of therapy, including individual, small group, pull-out and in the classroom treatment, and/or in combination with other therapy disciplines
  • Consultation to the families, classroom staff, and multi-disciplinary team
  • Support the implementation of strategies to improve communication skills
  • Supervision for the Speech-Language Therapy Assistant

Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in Speech Language Therapy
  • The successful applicant must be registered or eligible to be registered with the Alberta College of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (ACSLPA)
  • Experience with preschool children is an asset

Remuneration:

  • Salary is competitive and commensurate with education/experience.
  • Benefits package including flexible health spending account
  • 10 month contract; summer opportunities may be available if desired.
  • Professional development opportunities

If interested in learning more about Heartland Agency and the EvenStart Program, please visit www.heartlandagency.org and www.evenstartfoundation.org

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit an updated resume and cover letter to Denise Lindsay (dlindsay@heartlandagency.org). We thank all applicants in advance for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.