LittleStar ABA Therapy Autism Therapy Assistant in Bloomington, Indiana
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.
LittleStar 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!
The 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.
Unlike many professions, Autism Therapy Assistants have one job and one focus- working with the patients.
The Autism Therapy Assistant 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!
Build relationships and have fun while you work!
The Autism Therapy Assistant position is a great career 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
Why Work at LittleStar?
Highly competitive pay starting at $17/hour with benefits, $21/hour for non-benefitted position
Opportunity to increase pay at six and 12 months
Up to $1500 in bonuses the first year
We are a non-profit organization, so we always focus on what is best for the individuals we serve.
Paid training to attain RBT certification.
Quality training and a supportive team. New staff have a mentor.
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!
Three options for medical and two options for dental (50% paid by LittleStar)
Vision (100% paid by LittleStar)
Free health and wellness clinics for eligible staff (with free generic medications)
Generous paid time off and paid holidays
401k with company match
32-hour guarantee of hours for full-time staff
Qualifications and Skills
A passion for helping others, patience, and kindness
Dependable and responsible
Able to learn and adapt to new situations
Able to effectively communicate with patients, families, and other staff
Strong time management and organizational skills
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.
RBT certification. If not certified at time of offer, must be attained within the orientation/training period. Staff are paid for training and LittleStar will cover the cost associated with obtaining and maintaining certification.
Position operates in a clinical environment. This role routinely uses standard office and audiovisual equipment. Position may also operate at offsite locations including a patient’s home, school, or place of employment. This role will be expected to work at multiple sites with multiple patients. This position is not eligible for telecommuting.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This is a physically active position that is required to work with patients of varied activity levels and movement throughout the building to various locations during therapy. The environment is open with bright lights and active patients that result in a loud environment.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk, run, climb stairs, use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and implement physical management procedures in response to aggressive or unsafe behavior as needed.
To inspire, serve, and guide all those touched by autism to achieve a better reality.
To be the trusted, innovative, compassionate partner creating new possibilities for individuals touched by autism across their lifespan.
Real Care, Real Advocacy, and Real Progress
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