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Autism Therapy Assistant

Company: LittleStar ABA Therapy
Location: Carmel
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

We deliver exceptional service by hiring extraordinary talent!
If you are passionate about helping others and want to have a career changing lives, then the Autism Therapy Assistant position could be the perfect fit for you.
About UsLittleStar ABA Therapy works with children, teens, and young adults affected by autism. Operating as a non-profit organization, we use our resources to ensure quality services to our patients, and to invest in our staff and the autism community. Our clinical leadership consists of experts in the field of ABA, including three PhDs and a world-class advisory board. We have been improving the lives of individuals with autism for over 20 years!
SummaryThe Autism Therapy Assistant position is one of the most important roles within our organization! As an Autism Therapy Assistant, you will implement your patient's individualized program written by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). Using Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), you will help your patient learn new skills that are truly beneficial to them and their family. Some of the targets we work on are social, communication, vocational, and life skills. We support patients from two years old to young adults. Services are implemented in the most appropriate setting for the patient and can include the therapy center, home, school, workplace, and/or other community-based setting. The Autism Therapy Assistant position offers a lot of variety as each day can look a little different!
Why You Should Work as an Autism Therapy Assistant

  • Work one-on-one with individuals on the autism spectrum and help them learn skills to improve the quality of their life.
  • This position provides great experience for anyone interested psychology, social work, speech and occupational therapy, education, and all human services.
    • Grow professionally and personally. Autism Therapy Assistants learn skills that are applicable in various occupations and many aspects of life.
    • Be an advocate for your patient! Help reduce frustration and challenging behavior, while increasing more appropriate responses and social skills.
    • Build relationships and have fun while you work!
    • This is a great position for anyone motivated and rewarded by seeing patients make real progress. Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is the most effective treatment for individuals with autism and is endorsed by the US Surgeon General. It is science based and proven to work.
      "Behavior analysis... it's more than a job, it's a calling." - Dr. Pat Friman
      Qualifications and Skills
      • A passion for helping others, patience, and kindness
      • Dependable and responsible
        • Able to adapt to new situations
        • Highschool diploma or equivalent
        • At least 18 years of age
        • Must possess a valid driver's license, reliable and safe vehicle, and a clean driving record
        • Able to lift up to 50 lbs., and to engage in physical activities like running, jumping, reaching with arms, etc.
          • Able to effectively communicate with patients, families, and other staff
          • RBT certification. If not certified at time of offer, must be attained within the orientation/training period or before working with patients. LittleStar will cover the cost associated with obtaining certification.
          • To learn more about ABA Therapy and to get a head start on becoming an RBT, complete a free 40-hour training through Autism Partnership Foundation.
            Why Work at LittleStar?
            • Highly competitive pay starting at $21/hour and up to $1500 in bonuses.
            • We are a non-profit organization, so we always focus on what is best for the individuals we serve.
            • Quality training and a supportive team.
            • Two to four hours a week of guidance and additional training from a supervisor.
            • Monthly team meetings for team building, collaboration, and continued learning.
              • A friendly, relaxed, and fun atmosphere.
              • Healthy work-life balance with schedules within the 8-5ish range during the week.
              • We were the first ABA center in the state of Indiana!
                MissionTo inspire, serve, and guide all those touched by autism to achieve a better reality.
                VisionTo be the trusted, innovative, compassionate partner creating new possibilities for individuals touched by autism across their lifespan.
                Core ValuesReal Care, Real Advocacy, and Real Progress
                This Employer Participates in E-Verify and All Offers of Employment are Contingent Upon Clear Results of a Background ChecklFQkwmCzH5

Keywords: LittleStar ABA Therapy, Carmel , Autism Therapy Assistant, Healthcare , Carmel, Indiana

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