Early Childhood Assistant Swansea
Posted on: June 23, 2022
MENTOR, a member of the Sevita family, is a community-based,
behavioral health care organization offering a continuum of
services including adult behavioral health, substance abuse
counseling, children's behavioral health, autism services, and
early childhood services.
Provides support to youth receiving early intervention services as
directed by the treatment team to assist functional, daily or
social skills for youth with developmental, medical, environmental,
behavioral, and/or social emotional challenges The training and
direct supports will include one on one assistance, assistance
during group activities, and transportation of youth and families,
as applicable. This is an hourly position eligible for overtime if
it is required.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
satisfactorily perform each essential function listed below:
---Establishes and maintains therapeutic relationship by building
rapport with the person served.
oFollow early intervention standards and treatment plan goals and
interventions utilizing sound judgment and seeks out appropriate
oCollaborates with the family and treatment team members to provide
behavior management techniques effectively and without disruption
to the environment or other individuals in the environment, if
oMaintain professionalism and composure at all times. Utilize
appropriate interactional style with persons served and staff.
Maintains dignity and respect for others.
---Promotes safe and socially acceptable skills and development in
order to build a repertoire of communication, social interaction,
and problem solving skills as related to the child and family's
Individualized Family Service Plan
---Ensures all documentation, both staff and person served related
is completed in a timely and accurate manner and assists in the
maintenance of the records of youth served.
---Assists with group interventions by helping to plan group
curricula and prepare for group activities, co-lead groups for both
youth and parents according to program needs.
---Coordinates and provides transportation for assigned children
and/or parents according to the transportation standards, if
---Assist with the all areas of operational standards and health
and safety standards to include, but not limited to room
preparation, cleanup, monitoring inventory and restocking supplies,
setting up the room, cleaning the room after use, adhering to
universal precautions, diapering and toileting procedures, etc.
---Participates in training from clinical staff on the
implementation of program updates to assure early intervention
standards are met.
---Participates in support of other program and administrative
tasks such as group attendance, documentation, and follow up with
caregivers, etc. as needed.
---Performs other related duties and activities as required.
Minimum Knowledge and Skills required by the Job
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,
skill, and/or abilities required to perform the job:
Education and Experience:
---High School Diploma
---Two years of relevant work experience in related field
Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations:
---Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record
---CPR/First Aid certification required
Other Skills and Abilities:
---Must be 21 years of age.
---Travel as needed
---Meets background checks as required by the company and state,
regulatory or accreditation agency, including a drug test if the
position required driving.
---Heavy work. Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally,
and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds
of force constantly to move objects.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT STATEMENT
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents
who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job
functions either unaided or with assistance of a reasonable
accommodation to be determined on a case by case basis via the
Sevita is a leading provider of home and community-based
specialized health care. We believe that everyone deserves to live
a full, more independent life. We provide people with quality
services and individualized supports that lead to growth and
independence, regardless of the physical, intellectual, or
behavioral challenges they face. We've made this our mission for
more than 50 years. And today, our 40,000 team members continue to
innovate and enhance care for the 50,000 individuals we serve.
Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets
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