The HUB Behavior Technician is responsible for developing and facilitating individualized programs of functional, social, and daily living skills instruction to promote independence, interdependence, and community integration.
Duties and Responsibilities
· Ensures participants’ health, safety and welfare, enhances the quality of participants’ lives, and supports community inclusion;
· Participates in the implementing of all program plans designed to enhance the individual’s social, emotional, cognitive, physical, and independent living skills;
· Assists participants in the development of appropriate behavioral, social, money management, housekeeping, hygiene, and other skills necessary to reach their highest level of potential;
· Completes and updates all daily, weekly, and monthly records, reports, logs, casework notes, administrative paperwork, fiscal reports, and medical records in an accurate, timely, and professional manner;
· Collaborates and cooperates with involved agencies, family members, and other service providers; participates in meetings and provides relevant information;
· Transports participants in personal and/or company vehicle for community outings or scheduled appointments;
· Works independently with minimal supervision in field location assignments;
· Ensures that the worksite is safe, comfortable, well maintained, and free from hazards;
· Provides coverage in emergency situations;
· Provides support and assistance to participants in arranging for medical care when responsible to do so and follows health care recommendations;
· Develops and facilitates skills instruction in appropriate setting;
· Utilizes community resources to promote community integration, independence, and interdependence;
· Ensures that all clients are actively engaged in meaningful activities at all times;
· Helps clients determine other goals, including independent living and employment goals;
· Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
· Knowledge of some characteristics and concepts of developmental disabilities, mental health, health disorders and related physical conditions and treatment approaches for children.
· Knowledge of simple nursing care, first-aid, behavior management, personal and environmental hygiene.
· Ability to implement and follow the policies and procedures.
· Ability to engage in the care, training, and rehabilitation of physically, intellectually, and developmentally disabled clients.
· Ability to provide basic personal care and hygiene.
· Ability to perform established training, care, and programmatic activities.
· Ability to teach participants eating, dressing, grooming, and other self-care skills.
· Ability to participate with professional staff in the design and implementation of training and programmatic activities.
· Ability to observe, record and report participants’ behavior, attitude, and physical condition.
· Ability to observe the rights and personal dignity of others.
· Ability to perform simple math and communicate effectively, both oral and written.
· Ability to maintain effective working relationships with participants and other employees.
This is a full-time position. This position involves working with adult learners who exhibit disruptive and/or aggressive behavior and participation in community outings. Local travel is required.
· High school diploma or equivalency
· One year paid or volunteer experience in the care, training, habilitation and development of the persons with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, physically challenged or mentally ill adults is preferred.
· Must have a valid driver's license, good driving record, and access to a reliable vehicle to attend trainings, meetings, and/or transport individuals.
· Must be able to travel to trainings/meetings upon request of program director. Must be able to drive passenger vans if applicable.
· Must be able to accompany individuals into the community and provide support and assistance in interactions in the community while maintaining sensitivity to the rights and dignity of the individual.