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Behavior Support Technician

Company: The Arc of the Ozarks
Location: Independence
Posted on: May 17, 2023

Job Description:

Behavior Support Technician

Are you interested in joining a rewarding non-profit career field with opportunities to make a difference in your community? The Arc invites you to join our team of value-driven and independent professionals. Help us fulfill our mission to support individuals with disabilities in enhancing the quality of their lives!

If we didn't get your attention yet - The Arc of the Ozarks offers a $1000 sign on bonus plus competitive pay and benefits.

What is this job all about?

The Behavior Support Technician is the bridge between people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their communities. You will encourage and mentor individuals by supporting them in maximizing their full potential. The BST role is involved in providing supports to all aspects of individuals life activities. Support may include daily life skills of cooking, cleaning, hygiene, medication administration, behavioral care, and community participation. If you have the passion to help empower individuals lives - apply now!

That's nice, but what will I actually be doing?

A direct support professional is both a mentor and a coach. In this position you will be working hands on with our clients to provide guidance and suggestions to empower their independence.

You will do this by:

Educating clients on skills such as personal hygiene, cooking, grocery shopping, cleaning, and other activities of daily living,

Working with your clients to learn and encourage coping skills to work through challenging behaviors,

utilize verbal de-escalation and redirection to ensure client safety when necessary.

Work with Behavior Analysis professionals to implement and follow recommended behavior support plans.

Here's a little more:

Excellent opportunities for growth and promotion within the organization.

Setup for success with paid initial and ongoing training certifications (CPR/ First Aid, MANDT verbal and physical de-escalation, Paracleet, Level One Med Aide, etc.)

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

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