Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP3022)

SLP · Middleton, Nova Scotia
Department SLP
Employment Type 0.8 Temp FTE

Hearing and Speech Nova Scotia


Posting Number SLP3022 (Quote this number on application documents)

This is an NSGEU Bargaining Unit position.


Start Date: Sep 6, 2022                                                                                  

End Date: Sep 30, 2023

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled

Speech-Language Pathologist


Hearing and Speech Nova Scotia (HSNS) provides audiology services to Nova Scotians of all ages, and speech-language pathology services to preschool children and adults. HSNS is funded by the NS Government to deliver integrated and standardized provincial services across 35 clinical sites, located in 25 communities. Nationally certified Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists, with support from Communication Disorder Technicians and Administrative Support Professionals, provide core services, develop and monitor provincial clinical standards, and collaborate with partners to deliver a number of special programs. Established in 1963, HSNS works to prevent and reduce the impact of communication disorders for Nova Scotians.


Hearing and Speech Nova Scotia is an inclusive employer who supports diversity, equality, and reconciliation. Our goal is to be a workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. We welcome people from all ethnicities, genders, sexual orientation, age, religion, physical and mental abilities, family status, and political beliefs and affiliation.


We are proud to offer:

  • A nationally accredited program with Accreditation Canada
  • A Province-wide support network of professional colleagues, clinical resources, and coordinated clinical services
  • Varied caseloads and work settings
  • Salaries (full-time) commensurate with experience (starting at $75,519), and excellent benefits package
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Opportunities for relocation and clinical specialization


We are accepting applications for a temporary, part-time (0.8 FTE) position of Speech-Language Pathologist. The home base site is Middleton. The successful candidate reports to the assigned Manager. Schedule to be determined.



  • Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Nova Scotia College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists (NSCASLP) licensure or eligible for licensure
  • Excellent communication skills, including proficiency in spoken and written English. If English is not first language further documents will be required.
  • Recent experience with provision of preschool speech and language assessment and treatment
  • Familiarity with a variety of service delivery options for pediatric caseloads
  • Experience with provision of assessment and treatment of communication and dysphagia for adult clients in inpatient settings
  • Familiarity with a variety of service delivery options for adult caseloads
  • Demonstrated commitment to family-centered care
  • Flexibility in work schedule to provide evening/weekend services
  • Flexibility to provide evening caregiver training programs
  • Valid Nova Scotia driver's license and access to a reliable vehicle as travel is required
  • Flexibility to travel on occasion to attend continuing education, events and/or meetings
  • Maintain Hanen membership as appropriate to caseload
  • Candidate will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to start date
  • Candidates will have to demonstrate current immunization and/or boosters at the end of the probationary period


  • Experience with provision of services via telepractice
  • Training and experience providing caregiver training
  • Ability to provide bilingual clinical services


Note – All offers of employment will be conditional upon results of a criminal records check/vulnerable sector search and child abuse registry search, all to be satisfactory to the employer. Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.

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  • Location
    Middleton, Nova Scotia
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    0.8 Temp FTE