Lead Behavioral Technician III

Easterseals PORT Health (ESPH), a non-profit service provider in North Carolina & Virginia, seeks a compassionate, caring, and dedicated individual to become full -time Lead Behavioral Technician III to our clients living with developmental disabilities and mental health challenges residing in our Adult Crisis Therapeutic Home (CTH) located in Woodbridge, VA.

What You’ll Do

Your compassionate efforts will have a profound impact on the well-being of the adults you assist. As the Lead Behavioral Technician III (BTIII), you will assume a leadership role on the floor, serving as a Behavior Technician III and handling administrative duties for the Adult Crisis Therapeutic Home. You will provide oversight of BT I and BT IIs in addition to direct support to the Home Supervisor. Your responsibilities on the floor will involve offering support to individuals with co-occurring intellectual/developmental disabilities, mental or behavioral health needs, who have been admitted to the Adult Crisis Therapeutic Home. This role includes facilitating daily programs and individualized activities and support for habilitative and/or rehabilitative activities, therapeutic interventions, personal care/assistance, health care, and other activities. This position participates as part of comprehensive REACH services that collaborate with guest’s primary provider and clinical home, community crisis services, family, and others. You’ll also help orient staff to the home as well as maintain required notes and documentation. The core hours for this role will be 11am-7pm Sunday – Thursday; this role may cover other shifts when needed.

How You’ll Benefit

Being part of our team means we value and encourage your personal growth and development. You’ll earn a competitive hourly rate of $26.44 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 (TOVA)
  • Medication Administration
  • OSHA/Bloodborne Pathogen (BBP)
  • Seizure Management
  • Other training courses relevant to this position and your career growth.

We also offer competitive benefits to benefits-eligible positions. Our benefits include:

  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Health Benefits + an optional Flexible Health Spending Account (FSA)
  • Life Insurance, Disability Insurance and more
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Public Student Loan Forgiveness Qualifier 
  • Employee Assistance Program and Legal services, when needed
  • Lots of Merchant Discounts to improve your purchasing power!

What We’re Looking For

To join our team, you must be willing to provide care in a adult crisis home, have a passion for helping others, experience with MS Office suite and data entry, and good verbal and written communication skills. We also require:

  • Bachelor’s in any Human Services field (Behavioral Health, Psychology or Social Work)
  • Qualified Mental Health Professional Trainee (QMHP-T) and/or Qualified Developmental Disabilities Professional (QDDP
    • Registration with the Board of Counseling as a QMHP A Trainee and/or C Trainee required if a QMHP-T or QDDP.
  • Valid driver’s license, current auto insurance and a good driving record.
  • Prior experience with crisis prevention and intervention services preferred.

      If you’re a kind, Lead Behavioral Technician III seeking a rewarding opportunity where you can make a huge difference in the daily lives of the people you will help, please apply at our website:  www.eastersealsucp.com

      About Easterseals PORT Health

      Easterseals PORT Health is a trustworthy, compassionate partner providing disability, behavioral health and addiction treatment services to help our neighbors live their best lives. Our diverse 2,600 team members provide meaningful support to 40,200 kids, adults and families in 11,000 home, facility and community locations across North Carolina and Virginia.

      Our working environment supports employee & client health with a ‘no tobacco’ use policy (tobacco free and smoke free) in all offices, client facilities, properties, and agency vehicles.

      We believe that by leveraging the unique strengths and perspectives of our workforce, we can advance our just cause, while building a healthy, sustainable organization. That’s why we listen, seek to understand & act to make ESPH an Inclusive, Diverse, Equitable, Authentic & Learning (IDEAL) organization.

      Applicants of all abilities are encouraged to apply!