Speech-Language Pathology

Government of Nunavut – Speech-Language Pathologist, Iqaluit, NU

Iqaluit, NU
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Speech-Language Pathologist

Salary: $51.29/ hour, 37.5 hour/week

Department: Health                

Northern Allowance: $ 8.20/hour

Community: Iqaluit         

Union Status: Nunavut Employees Union

Reference Number: CASUAL – NEW 

Housing: Transient Housing is Available 

Type of Employment: Casual, Short Term 

Closing date: Open Until Filled

This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants. Reporting to the Manager of Rehabilitation Services, this position is part of the Rehabilitation team in the Department of Health. This position plans, develops, organizes, delivers and evaluates Speech Language Pathology Services to all populations in the Qikiqtaaluk Region, in accordance with:

  • Rehabilitation Services, Department of Health
  • Rehabilitation Services – Speech Language Pathology policies and procedures
  • The Code of Ethics of the Speech-Language Audiology Canada (SAC)
  • The Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of a Canadian Provincial College

The incumbent works with individuals of all ages who have speech, language, fluency, pragmatic, voice, and/or swallowing disorders or delays and is responsible for decisions regarding all aspects of client care as well as clinical  supervision of Community Therapy Assistant. This also includes developing and delivering skills training to families, communities, home-care workers, community members, organizations and other health care professionals. 

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a recognized Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology or equivalent along with Certification and membership in the Speech-Language Audiology Canada (SAC) and registration with a provincial licensing body. A minimum of one year of clinical experience is considered an asset. 

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut (Inuinnaqtun), English and French. 

Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset. Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered. 

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to aesteban@gov.nu.ca and/or rehabmanagerBAF@gov.nu.ca

Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit.
  • Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy.
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration.
  • Eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


Annabelle Esteban,

Acting Manager of Iqaluit Rehabilitation Services

Phone: (867) 975-8600x7413   

Fax: (867) 975-8633