Avondale House

Direct Support Staff - Day Habilitation - Houston

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Active since 29-03-2018 Job category Education / Coaching / Trainers
Location Houston Level -
Educational level GCSE / A-Level / Highscho... Employment type -
Hours 0 Salary $10.00/hr
Avondale House offers a generous benefit program that includes medical with an employer contribution, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, vacation, holiday, and sick leave.

Job Duties:

• Trains participants in the day habilitation program on various life, social and vocational skills.
• Accompanies participants to volunteer assignments and supervises to ensure participants safety and to support participants with volunteer activity as needed.
• Drives participants to appointments, volunteer assignments, and other scheduled community activities.
• Shows compassion, builds rapport and encourages participants in order for them to develop into their full potential.
• Keeps participants on task and redirects focus.
• Works with staff throughout Avondale House to meet the needs of each participant in day habilitation.

Job Requirements:

• High school diploma or GED.
• Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) or Direct Support Professional (DSP) preferred.
• Experience working with autistic individuals preferred.
• Experience working with intellectually disabled individuals required.
• Patient, authoritative personality.
• Current CPR Certification.
• Valid Driver’s License.

Physical Requirements:

• Lifting up to 50 lbs.
• Ability to stand on your feet for 2-3 hours at a time.

Background Check Required

The above statements are intended to describe the work being performed by others assigned to this position. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. This job description may be amended at any time by management.

Avondale House is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability status, genetics, or sexual orientation and gender identity.

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This listing is a full-time job

Job category Education / Coaching / Trainers
Industry / Industries Education / Training
Region United States
Keywords Autism, Autistic, Education, Vocational, Training, Care, Social, Skills, Habilitation, Adult

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Name Sonya Smith