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Behavior Support Technician

Company: The Arc Of The Ozarks
Location: Independence
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

Join The Arc of the Ozarks Team in Kansas City! Behavior Support Technician (BST's) positions start at $19 per hour and have a $1000 sign on bonus! We are currently hiring for evening and weekend shifts!
BST is an entry level human services position providing desired supports to persons with disabilities, in a residential setting, so that they may achieve the highest level of independent living possible within their community.
A BST provides support to individuals who have some form of Intellectual Disability/Developmental Disability as well as a Psychiatric/Behavioral Diagnosis, and/or Autism Spectrum Disorders or Autistic Tendencies. These individuals are prone to poor social and communication skills, exhibiting impulsive behaviors, poor decision making, and verbal/physical aggression. Behavioral Observation and Assessment and Crisis Intervention and Prevention Skills are used daily.
As a BST you would provide training and supports to assigned persons served in dressing, bathing, personal hygiene, house cleaning, laundry, and other activities of daily living. Additional responsibilities include assisting with the purchasing of groceries, training in food preparation, administering medications, and assist in the management of personal funds. This employee assists in the implementation of personal plans; contributes to the development and maintenance of a therapeutic environment; and establishes effective interpersonal relationships with each person served, their parents and/or guardians, and other members of the support team.
Work involves responsibility for observing and reporting information concerning the physical, mental, and behavioral condition of the persons served and for assisting in the maintenance of necessary records and reports to document these observations. Close supervision and direction is received from the Program Supervisor, and/or other staff members who review work through reports and direct observations.
Please review our application page to review the job description, learn more about us and to apply! We look forward to chatting with you!


Keywords: The Arc Of The Ozarks, Independence , Behavior Support Technician, Professions , Independence, Missouri

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