Behavior Specialist in After-School recreation environment. Part-Time M-F 1:30p-5:30p
What You’ll Do:
Provide 1:1 support for child having special needs to assist at learning and increasing skills in all areas of independence, including: self-care, toileting and independent living skills.
- Appropriately manage participant behavior and guide participant toward more acceptable social interactions.
- Observe and listen to participants (in good and bad moments) to learn how they behave, what sounds they make means for them, and determine what their want or need is.
- Implement positive behavior support plans and model appropriate behavioral interventions
- Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with participants, staff and family, and/or guardians.
How You’ll Benefit
Being part of our team means we value and encourage your personal growth and development. We offer a competitive hourly rate, flexible schedules, and paid training for completing the required courses below to provide you with key skills to help serve our clients:
- CPR / First Aid
- Crisis Intervention Techniques
- Medication Administration
- OSHA/Bloodborne Pathogen (BBP)
- Seizure Management
- Other training courses relevant to this position and your growth.
What We’re Looking For:
- Minimum of 18 years of age, high school diploma or GED required. College degree preferred.
- Level of professionalism with a behavioral background including Recreational Therapy, Registered Behavior Technician, Special Education, Psychology, etc.
- Must have 2 years of hands-on experience working one-on-one (1:1) supporting children with special needs.
- Must have a valid, unrestricted, state-appropriate driver’s license and maintain current vehicle insurance.
If you’re looking for a rewarding career opportunity where you can make a huge difference in the daily lives of the people you’ll support, then please apply now on our website: www.eastersealsucp.com
About Easterseals UCP NC & VA
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to helping children, adults and families living with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and mental health challenges live their best possible lives. Each year, we support over 22,000 children, adults, and families with more than 9 million hours of meaningful direct services and life-changing programs in 140 different locations.
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