Indian Creek Foundation
  • Souderton, PA, USA
  • 14.50
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

401-k, EAP


New Hourly Rate!

$14.50/hr


Are you ready for a career where you can make a difference in someone's life? For over 40 years, Indian Creek Foundation has served Bucks and Montgomery area children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Indian Creek Foundation's mission is to provide opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live in and enrich the community throughout their lives.

We are currently recruiting Part-Time Therapeutic Aides for our TAY Program!!

Transition Age Youth Program ( TAY)

Program Hours: Monday - Friday, 3pm-6:30pm

General Responsibilities: Our therapeutic after school program serves teens and young adults with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder in both classroom and community settings. The therapeutic aide provides support to the lead clinician through implementing behavioral interventions, running small group activities and maintaining accurate documentation of progress on treatment goals.

The therapeutic aide is also considered an essential team member; they will participate in mandatory monthly trainings and supervision, facilitated by the program supervisor. There is the opportunity for additional responsibilities depending on program need.

Standard Requirements:

  • Supports the mission and values of Indian Creek Foundation.
  • Ability to work flexible hours as determined by program needs.
  • Satisfactory completion of post-offer pre-employment physical exam and drug test required; completion and clearance of yearly criminal background check, child abuse clearance and FBI Clearance; valid driver's license with a clear three-year driving record.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and implementation of CASSP principles.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and compliance with HIPAA standards.
  • Exhibits behavior as set forth by the Code of Conduct in the performance of their duties.
  • Ability to file Childline reports as mandated by the Child Protective Service Law. Complete required documentation for the Managed Care Company and agency.
  • Engages in professional demeanor as a representative of Indian Creek Foundation.

Essential Duties:

  • Works all authorized hours in accordance with classroom schedule
  • Proficient interpersonal skills
  • Capacity to maintain composure and use critical-thinking skills during challenging situations
  • Talent to implement behavioral interventions set forth in each individual's treatment plan
  • Runs small group activities with youth and young adults
  • Collaborates with treatment team members in the development of goals and interventions
  • Provides accurate, clear documentation on progress notes for each session
    • Completes data collection at each session to assist in determining levels of progress
    • Participates in mandatory training and supervision
    • Maintains communication with treatment team to report obstacles, progress and/or concerns about treatment
    • Monitors adequate staff to child ratio in room
    • Drives children to and from community events after successful completion of the Indian Creek Behind the Wheel driving course
  • Basic Qualifications

    • Education/Training: Skill(s): Qualified individuals will be able to meet ONE of the following criteria:
      • Bachelor's degree in related field (ex. Social work, psychology, special education, etc.)
      • Associate's degree in related human services field, or 60 credits toward degree
      • High School diploma and completed a 40-hour training covering the RBT Task List
      • Board certified assistant behavior analyst certification (BCaBA)
      • Board certified autism technician (BCAT) certification
      • Certification as an RBT
    • Experience: Minimum of one-year experience working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and/or one year of experience working with children/adolescents in the provision of behavioral health services; two (2) years' experience in the provision of behavioral health services preferred.
    • Physical Requirements: Must have adequate mobility that requires frequent walking, standing, bending, stooping, kneeling, reaching (vertical and horizontal), using fingers, hands, feet, legs and torso in providing various care. The employee must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds and occasionally must lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

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