Behavior Technician, Autism (ABA) - Paid Training
Company: LEARN Behavioral
Location: San Diego
Posted on: September 23, 2022
Start your career with Autism Spectrum Therapies (AST)!
Committing to excellence pays... -Join one of the fastest-growing
fields in healthcare in an entry-level job that lets you work with
kids and spend your day doing meaningful work. As a Behavior
Technician, you will help kids with autism learn and grow! -Do you
cringe at the thought of a life tied to a desk, preferring hands-on
work that gets you up and moving? Do you want to help others, while
bringing home a paycheck in one of the fastest growing fields in
healthcare? Do you crave work-life balance-and dare to have a life
outside of work? - -If so, you might be a good fit for a behavior
technician position, an entry-level career that involves helping
children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a range of conditions
that can affect a kid's ability to socialize, play, and
communicate. Our behavior techs undergo free training to work with
our team to deliver applied behavior analysis (ABA), a therapy that
uses play-based activities to help kids build skills. -Once you
learn the ropes of ABA, opportunities are ripe for you to take on
more responsibility, grow your career, and even earn a promotion in
as little as six months! -So, what are you waiting for?Backed by
the support and supervision of our awesome staff, you would:
- Work with kids (18 months to school age) with autism and
special needs in their homes or in one of our centers.
- This position will be providing services in Northern San Diego
Area: Vista, Oceanside, San Marcos and surrounding areas -
- Gain training and skills to support a career in behavior
analysis, behavioral health, teaching, occupational therapy, speech
language pathology, counseling, mental health, and parenting.
- Become eligible to earn your registered behavior technician
- Create lasting, positive change for children and their
families.If you work full-time, you can earn up to 15 days of paid
time off (PTO) after 90 days of employment. If you work part-time,
you're eligible for sick leave. -Pay starting at $19 and up for
experience! New hires hired at the entry level rate of $19, after
successfully completing 250 hours in the field, will receive a
$2.00 per hour raise, a $500 bonus, and a promotion to Behavior
Technician II. Raise, incentive, and promotion will be effective
the pay period after 250 hours are completed. This can take place
in as little as 10 weeks! -Do you have what it takes? Although we
don't require specific experience, we do look for certain
- A genuine desire to help children with autism and their
families achieve goals.
- A steady supply of compassion, empathy, enthusiasm, kindness,
goodwill, and reliability.
- Strong curiosity and a desire (or, at least, a willingness) to
learn about autism, learning differences, and ABA.
- The ability to master the latest TikTok dance craze. (Just
kidding.)Oh, and we actually require:
- A high school diploma or equivalent.
- Meet the minimum age requirement of 18 (on or before the first
day of employment).
- Eligibility to work in the United States.
- Availability to work a consistent weekly schedule: morning,
afternoon, and/or evenings.
- The ability to pass a background check.
- Reliable transportation/Valid Driver's License
- Not to mention, it is a plus if you:
- Are bi-lingual, with English/Spanish fluency.
- Studied, majored, or minored in psychology, education, special
education, child care, behavioral health, health science, or a
- Have experience working with children, whether as a babysitter,
nanny, tutor, teacher, coach, camp counselor, or some other form of
childcare.Physical requirements vary and are based on specific
client assignments. You may be asked to engage in any of the
following: push, pull, lift up to 35 pounds, and move quickly,
according to client needs. -It is necessary to be able to sit on
the floor, stoop, stand, walk, and run. -Autism Spectrum Therapies
(AST) is part of LEARN Behavioral, a national organization
dedicated to nurturing the unique potential of children with autism
and special needs. LEARN serves communities from coast to coast.
And we're growing every day. -LEARN Behavioral is an Equal
Opportunity Employer and committed to diversity, equity, and
inclusion. - - -Candidates interested in the following positions
will find this role similarly rewarding and are encouraged to
apply: teacher, psychologist, behavior analyst, speech and language
pathologist, occupational therapist, social worker, home health
aide (HHA), teacher aide, child care worker, instructor, counselor,
education assistant, home care worker, caregiver, mental health
therapist, childcare assistant, paraprofessional, life skills
coach. -This position is similar to the following positions at
other companies: behavioral technician, behavior therapist,
registered behavior technician, RBT, board certified autism
therapist, BCAT, behavior treatment technician, ABA tutor, line
therapist, behavior interventionist, autism instructor, licensed
behavior analyst, and board certified behavior analyst.The health
and well-being of our clients, staff, and community are of the
utmost importance to LEARN Behavioral. With the continued presence
of COVID-19, we are committed to providing our essential services
to clients, while maintaining safety for everyone. - Please
consider our practices on Face Coverings, Daily Health Screenings,
and Employee Vaccinations below before applying for one of our open
- Face Coverings - LEARN follows the CDC's guidance and in most
locations, face coverings are optional. There are a few exceptions
where continued use of face coverings, such as local county and/or
payor mandates, is required. Please note that as the CDC guidance
changes, LEARN's face covering practices will also change.
- Daily Health Screenings - We follow local county guidelines,
and may adjust this practice as COVID-19 cases in your area
increase/decrease. - -
- Employee Vaccination Status - Employees may be -required to be
vaccinated in accordance with local health requirements. - It is
also anticipated that vaccinations will be required in the future
in order to comply with Executive and State/Local or Payor
Mandates. - Please carefully consider the potential for this
requirement, if you are unvaccinated, when applying for this
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