Are you an experienced therapy assistant or interventionist who loves play based intervention?
Are you looking to take your learning and your skills to the next level? Do you dream of working a collaborative, supportive team where your input is valued? Nurture may be the right fit for you.
Nurture is looking for senior interventionists to join our team of outstanding therapists.
Nurture Learning and Development is a non-profit society founded by Dr. Kate Ballem Chase, SLP/BCBA, and Patty Zimmerman, OT. Our mission is to provide outstanding, innovative developmental support to children and their families through direct service provision, and professional development. We work with a wide variety of preschool and school aged children and families and providing a range of interdisciplinary services.
At Nurture Learning and Development we are committed to ongoing professional development, and to providing a dynamic, collaborative, and engaging workplace for exceptional therapists.
Nurture is seeking senior interventionists or therapy assistants with a degree in a related field (e.g. child development, psychology, speech science, kinesiology) who are passionate about providing play-based developmental therapy for children and compassionate support for families. This role is open to candidates with a range of backgrounds; however, you must have substantial experience working with young children with developmental differences.
Extensive mentorship and support will be provided for successful candidates including training in JASPER intervention methods (Kasari, Gulsrud, Shire & Strawbridge, 2021). This exciting, evidence-based approach is just now becoming more available. Nurture Interventionists will have the opportunity to be some of the first certified service providers west of Ontario!
Undergraduate trained therapists work under the supervision of a master’s level clinician (SLP/OT/BCBA). Your responsibilities will include:
Candidates have an undergraduate degree in a developmentally related field (psychology, speech science, early childhood development, etc.), and must have at least 2 years of work experience with young children with developmental differences.
The successful candidate will have:
Transportation, a criminal record check, and current First Aid certification will be required for this position.
Nurture is a non-profit society operating on a fee-for-service basis. We are committed to ensuring that our therapists receive a competitive wage. New therapists will start at $24/hr with experienced, JASPER certified therapists eligible for raises up to $32/hr over time. Undergraduate therapists will be paid a regular 37.5-hour work week with 3 weeks of paid vacation time and 3 weeks of sick time.