Positive Support Professional - Technician in Amherst, NY


Autism Services, Inc. Posted: 2022-06-29

Amherst, NY 14221

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Creating meaningful opportunities that enrich the lives of autistic people, their families and their communities.
Various sites and shifts available.

DUTIES
To assist the department in achieving social and emotional well-being for the participants on your caseload.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
- Prompt arrival for adequate preparation of daily activities.
- Provide direct support to IRAs and/or Day Programs as directed by your supervisor
- Works directly in conjunction with the Positive Support Professional and assists with additional tasks are requested/needed.
- Work directly with the staff and the people we support to train and implement Behavior Support Plans during active treatment program hours as appropriate.
- Observe and monitor staff to ensure Behavior Support Plans are being implemented correctly.
- Model correct strategies and approaches to staff.
- Assist PSP in training staff in behavioral principles and techniques.
- Oversee staff members’ accurate implementation of established Behavior Support Plans.
- Collect data and staff/parent questionnaires when developing Functional Behavior Assessments and/or meetings
- Complete monthly trending reports for participants on assigned caseload using Therap (with assistance from PSP if necessary)

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
High school diploma or equivalent
1 year of experience working with people with developmental disabilities.
Training or experience in behavioral assessment and designing behavior support/ intervention plans preferred.
Valid New York State Driver’s License.

Full-time, Part-time and Relief positions available days or evenings. $15.50 hourly, sign-on bonus for most direct care positions, excellent benefits, PTO, 403b employer match and a creative work environment.

Text INTERVIEW at (716) 364-3295 today to schedule your phone interview.
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