Sep 17, 2019

Speech Language Pathologist

$90,714 - $108,362 yearly
  • Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
  • Inuvik, NT, Canada
Full time Occupational Therapist

Job Description

Are you a speech language pathologist looking for new practice opportunities, expanded scope of practice, one of the best compensation packages in Canada, and a true work/life balance? Are you interested in working in a place like no other? Then a job with the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority in Inuvik may be the perfect fit for you!

Located above the 60th parallel, the Northwest Territories awaits with seemingly endless lakes and unmatched vistas. Two-hundred kilometres above the Arctic Circle, on the edge of the Mackenzie Delta lies the community of Inuvik (population 3,500). The administrative centre of the Beaufort Delta region, the town boasts many amenities including a variety of restaurant options, annual events and festivals, and a community greenhouse. Inuvik has everything you would expect to find in a vibrant town including high speed internet, paved roads, and a welcoming community. Enjoy outdoor wilderness adventures just minutes away, or venture further north up the road to the shores of the Arctic Ocean on the new Tuktoyaktuk Highway or south into the Yukon. Speech Language Pathologists in Inuvik work in the Inuvik Regional Hospital. The IRH is a modern 51 bed facility, which provides services to 12 outlying communities in the Beaufort Delta and Sahtu regions.

Other great reasons to work for the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority include:

  • Top-end salary, relative to other jurisdictions ($90,714- 108,362 annually)
  • Northern living allowance ($14,225 per year)
  • Health and dental benefits
  • A generous pension plan
  • Leave (annual, mandatory, winter bonus, special, maternity/parental)
  • Deferred leave options
  • Relocation assistance
  • Opportunity to travel to remote communities within the Beaufort Delta and Sahtu regions
  • Outstanding lifestyle in the Northwest Territories
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Education support for employees
  • Recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers (2018)
  • Recognized as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People (2019)
  • High engagement and satisfaction scores amongst employees based on the Employee Engagement and Satisfaction Survey (2016)

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