Jan 13, 2024

Bilingual Early Intervention Assistant-Framingham

  • TrulyHired
  • West Hartford, CT, USA
Full-time Teaching

Job Description

Early Intervention Assistant New Hire Bonus $1500 SUMMARY Provides support to youth receiving early intervention services as directed by the treatment team to assist functional, daily or social skills for youth with developmental, medical, environmental, behavioral, and/or social emotional challenges The training and direct supports will include one on one assistance, assistance during group activities, and transportation of youth and families, as applicable. This is an hourly position eligible for overtime if it is required. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential function listed below: • Establishes and maintains therapeutic relationship by building rapport with the person served. o Follow early intervention standards and treatment plan goals and interventions utilizing sound judgment and seeks out appropriate consultation. o Collaborates with the family and treatment team members to provide behavior management techniques effectively and without disruption to the environment or other individuals in the environment, if applicable. o Maintain professionalism and composure at all times. Utilize appropriate interactional style with persons served and staff. Maintains dignity and respect for others. • Promotes safe and socially acceptable skills and development in order to build a repertoire of communication, social interaction, and problem solving skills as related to the child and family's Individualized Family Service Plan • Ensures all documentation, both staff and person served related is completed in a timely and accurate manner and assists in the maintenance of the records of youth served. • Assists with group interventions by helping to plan group curricula and prepare for group activities, co-lead groups for both youth and parents according to program needs. • Coordinates and provides transportation for assigned children and/or parents according to the transportation standards, if applicable. • Assist with the all areas of operational standards and health and safety standards to include, but not limited to room preparation, cleanup, monitoring inventory and restocking supplies, setting up the room, cleaning the room after use, adhering to universal precautions, diapering and toileting procedures, etc. • Participates in training from clinical staff on the implementation of program updates to assure early intervention standards are met. • Participates in support of other program and administrative tasks such as group attendance, documentation, and follow up with caregivers, etc. as needed. • Performs other related duties and activities as required. Education and Experience: • High School Diploma , Must speak fluent Spanish or Portuguese • Two years of relevant work experience in related field Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations: • Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record • CPR/First Aid certification required Other Skills and Abilities: • Must be 21 years of age. Other Requirements: • Travel as needed • Meets background checks as required by the company and state, regulatory or accreditation agency, including a drug test if the position required driving. Physical Requirements: • Heavy work. Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

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