Hearing and Speech Nova Scotia, Kentville, NS

Speech-Language Pathology

Hearing and Speech Nova Scotia

Posting Number A0120 (Please quote this number on your application along with subject line of email)

This is a NSGEU Bargaining Unit position.

Start Date – February 18, 2020

End Date – n/a                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     


Department of Audiology



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 34 clinical sites, located in 24 communities. Nationally certified Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists, with support from Communication Disorder Technicians and Administrative Support Professionals, provide core services (prevention, diagnosis, and treatment), develop and monitor provincial clinical standards, and collaborate with partners to deliver a number of special programs (e.g., Autism, Stroke, Cochlear Implant). Established in 1963, HSNS works to prevent and reduce the impact of communication disorders for Nova Scotians.



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 $70,444], and excellent benefits package
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Opportunities for relocation and clinical specialization


We are accepting applications for the regular, full-time (1.0 FTE) position of Audiologist. The Home Base Site is Kentville – Webster Street. The successful candidate reports to the assigned Manager. Schedule to be determined. 




  • Master’s Degree in Audiology
  • Nova Scotia College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists (NCASLP) licensure or eligible for licensure
  • Excellent communication skills, including proficiency in written and spoken English. If English is not your first language further documents will be required.
  • Recent experience with provision of pediatric and adult audiological diagnostic and management procedures in acute and outpatient settings
  • Recent knowledge of discipline specific best practices in screening, diagnostic and rehabilitative audiologic services
  • Recent experience with hearing aid verification and validation
  • Knowledge of discipline specific best practices in assessment and early intervention of young children with developmental disabilities
  • Demonstrated commitment to family-centered care
  • Flexibility in work schedule to support outreach/parachute services
  • Flexibility to travel on occasion to attend continuing education, events and/or meetings
  • Excellent interpersonal/organizational skills
  • Flexibility in work schedule to provide weekend/evening services
  • Candidate will have to demonstrate current immunization and/or boosters at the end of the probationary period



  • Experience working with transdisciplinary clinical teams and working with supportive personnel (e.g., Communication Disorder Technicians)
  • Experience in providing student supervision
  • Ability to provide consultation and coaching support to Audiology staff
  • Occupational Health & Safety training


To apply, please submit your application to:                   

Human Resources

Hearing and Speech Nova Scotia

Email:  applicant@nshsc.nshealth.ca


Note – All offers of employment will be conditional upon receipt of a pre-employment medical questionnaire, vulnerable Sector check, child abuse registry search form and employment references, all to be satisfactory to the employer. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.