Autism Specialist


Phoenix Behavioral Health

2018-10-18 04:43:34

Job location Ewing, Illinois, United States

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Administration

Job description

We are looking for qualified individuals who have a passion for working with this population to provide in home supports to children ages 5-21 on a one-to-one (1:1) basis. Each youth is eligible to receive 12 hours of services per week from our staff to assist and teach them skills that will lead to independent living. This position is per diem and staff can take on a case that is within 30 min commute and during the hours they have available, depending upon the requested hours of the clients.

Some of these skills can include eating, bathing, toileting, making purchases, household chores, social and recreational activities, computer and phone use, and many more. Staff also work with the parents/guardians to teach them the skills to teach the youth.

If you are looking for a rewarding job with a strong company that values its employees, look no further.

We are looking to schedule staff in the afternoon, evening, and weekend hours.

Qualified candidates MUST have:

  • Bachelor's degree in a social science
  • 1-3 years of experience working with individuals with special needs/developmental disabilities
  • current CPR/First Aid
  • negative PPD test

Phoenix Behavioral Health is a multi-faceted company with mental health, addictions, and I/DD services. We began in Dec 2014 from Brighter Day Partial Care and have expanded services to in-home supports for children with autism, Down syndrome, and intellectual and developmental disabilities.

We believe in the intrinsic potential in each person and we are passionate in our mission of empowering others. Personal choice, independence, community integration and quality of life are all core values that inform the care we provide on all levels. These values are the bedrock of the Positive Behavioral Support (PBS), an approach we use to guide the development and implementation of our all our support services.

Phoenix Behavioral Health prides itself on quality services from quality staff and therefore, support staff are employees of Phoenix and not independent contractors.

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