Job w/ a purpose! Work w/ Children – Paid Training – ABA Therapy (pittsburg / antioch)

Apply now for a wonderful career opportunity working as a Behavior Interventionist supporting our clients in the Alamo, Antioch, Brentwood, Concord, Danville, Lafayette, Martinez, Moraga, Oakley, Pittsburg, Pleasant Hill and Walnut Creek communities.

Behavior Interventionist

Career Opportunities at Easterseals Bay Area

For the past 90 years, Easterseals Bay Area (ESBA) has provided services to people with disabilities and their families to help them live, learn, work, and play to their full potential. ESBA partners with innovative businesses, healthcare, and technology companies to serve its communities across Northern California. ESBA works to take on disability together.

Headquartered in Walnut Creek, Ca. and with seven offices throughout the Bay Area, Easterseals Bay Area, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, serves 24 counties in Northern California and is an affiliate of Easterseals Inc., which assists more than a million people through a nationwide network. With 600 employees and 3,800 practitioners, ESBA provides individual behavioral services to approximately 3,500 clients with developmental disabilities and special needs, and has a specific expertise in serving clients diagnosed with autism. ESBA established a strategic partnership to develop a Behavioral Health Provider Network (BHPN) to serve its members living in Northern California diagnosed with Autism Services Disorder (ASD).

Chart your journey in healthcare and clinical care by joining the ESBA team. Career opportunities at all levels provide challenging and fulfilling work and align with short- and long-term career goals. ESBA strives to improve the quality of life for the clients it serves and their families.
Truly make a difference working as a Behavior Interventionist (BI) – this position is an entry level role working with children and young adults with special needs. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to join an industry that is continuously growing with a multi-level career path and endless possibilities.

The Behavior Interventionist position is a great career opportunity, including these additional benefits:
• Competitive compensation structure
• Paid training
• Variable hours accommodating flexible work schedule
• 403b Retirement Account available 30 days after hire date with employer matching
• Paid mileage and drive time
• 9 paid holidays plus accrued paid time off
• Company issued laptop and iPhone
• Additional robust technology
• Financial support for tuition reimbursement is available.

Essential Job Functions:

• Under supervision of the Program Supervisor and/or Clinical Manager, implements in-home/community-based intervention for children diagnosed on the autism spectrum.
• Travels to home and other community settings, as required, to deliver services.
• Responsible for meeting established minimum productivity requirements, while providing efficient and effective service in all areas of performance.
• Completes necessary documentation within required timeframe, including behavioral data collection and graphing, treatment notes, and other company-related documents and current ABA treatment plans for each client.
• Remains current regarding new research, current trends and developments in ABA and related fields.
• Attends staff meetings, trainings, and other meetings as requested.
• Responsible to complete additional job duties as assigned by Supervisors/Management.
• Attaining and achieving position competencies in relation to role responsibilities.

Minimum Education, Experience & Training Equivalent to:
• High School diploma or equivalent required; relevant experience preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in child development, special education, early childhood special education, pediatric therapy, social work or related field.
• Recent experience working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and/or related developmental disabilities in a direct care capacity preferred.
• Knowledge of evidence-based methodologies found to benefit children with ASD preferred, including Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) and Discrete Trial Instruction (DTI).
• Previous experience providing education, coaching and support to families with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and/or related developmental disabilities a plus.
• Competence with basic technology and software, including Microsoft Outlook and web-based time-keeping systems.
• American Sign Language or bi-lingual ability.

Easterseals Bay Area is an equal opportunity employer.

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