Behavior Therapist

South Shore Autism Center

Quincy, MA, USA

Part time

$20-26 (hourly)

Behavior Technican

Oct 27

Job description

Great Opportunity with Flexible Part Time Hours and Great Pay!

South Shore Autism Center (SSAC) is looking for energetic Part Time Behavior Therapists to join our team. Positions available in our Early Intervention and Home Based Program.

Contact us if you are looking for a flexible part time schedule and enjoy working with children. We have a variety of part time hours available based on our staffing needs as well as multiple locations.

  • Our Service Areas Include: Braintree, Milton, Quincy, Randolph, Whitman, Abington, Bridgewater, East Bridgewater, West Bridgewater, Brockton, Easton, Avon, Stoughton, Holbrook, Rockland, Hanson, Halifax, Weymouth, Cohasset, Hingham, Hull, Scituate, Norwell, Hanover, Marshfield, Pembroke, Kingston, Duxbury, Carver, Plympton, Plymouth, and all of Cape and the Islands.
  • Part Time schedules range from 4 - 30 hours weekly. Morning and afternoon/early evening hours are available. Create the schedule that works for you!

The South Shore Autism Center provides Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) services to clients ages 18 months and older in our bright, friendly clinic setting, as well as directly in our client's homes. The SSAC team is a group of talented professionals who are committed to creating the highest quality learning environment for our children and their families

Position Summary

The Behavior Therapist (BT) provides direct Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) instruction to clients of the South Shore Autism Center. BT receives company-specific training, clinical training, and client-specific training to ensure high quality interventions to each client in each clinical session. Behavior Therapists must communicate exceptionally well with other BTs and with their leaders and supervisors. BT responsible for collecting data on each client’s skills and behaviors at every session, writing daily session notes, and contributing to projects and tasks to support the overall daily functioning of the company.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

· Provide direct services to clients with autism (ages 2-13) the child's home setting.

· Implement ABA instructional programming

· Remain positive and actively engaged with client during ABA session

· Follow supervising BCBA behavior and teaching plans

· Report any clinical or family concerns to supervising BCBA

· Collect data on child's skills, challenging behaviors, and overall progress

· Complete daily client session notes

· Deliver and maintain consistent, punctual, reliable service per the client’s service schedule

· Communicate professionally with family, team, and supervisors

· Work cooperatively with a team of support staff

· Participate in company Safety Care training for initial and re-certification

· Contribute to site-specific and company-wide projects and tasks as directed

· Participate in clinical meetings, staff meetings, and professional development days

· Protect the confidentiality of the client and family

Qualifications (Education/Knowledge, Skill, Proficiencies)

· Associates degree; bachelor’s degree in education, psychology, or related field preferred

· Prior experience with ABA or working with individuals with developmental disabilities preferred

· Three (3) years experience working with children

· Two (2) references from a professional or academic supervisor

· Reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license

· Physical ability to occasionally lift, transport clients or equipment weighing up to 50 pounds; physical ability to move quickly to follow clients when walking or running

· Must consent to a CORI background investigation

Benefits include, but are not limited to:

· Competitive pay rate

· Paid training

· Mileage reimbursement

· Flexible schedule

· Referral program

· Accrued sick time

· Tuition reimbursement

· Company provided tablets

· Advancement opportunities

· High quality supervision for those seeking BCBA certification

· Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) training and supervision

· Pay rate increase when RBT credential is obtained or for those already with the credential

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South Shore Autism Center complies with all aspects of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state disability laws. This means that we will not discriminate against qualified individuals with a disability in any phase of the employment relationship including application for employment, hiring, promotions and/or advancement opportunities, termination, compensation, training and any other conditions or privileges of employment.

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