Job Description
The Phoenix Support Services team is looking to hire positive, dependable individuals that have experience working with youths 5-21 years old identified as having developmental disabilities or disorders, including but not limited to Autism Spectrum Disorder, Downs Syndrome, and Pervasive Development Disorder.
It is our mission to support the youths and families that we serve to acquire and build the needed activities of daily living (ADL) skills. Services are provided in each youth’s home and support is differentiated based on each youth’s skill level, learning style, and specific needs. If you are driven to make a positive impact in the lives of others, please read further and apply!
  • Teaching ADLS (activities of daily living) to youths in their homes using a person centered approach and positive behavior support
  • LIfe/ADL skills can include independently: eating, bathing, toileting, making purchases, cooking, household chores, social skills, coping skills, communication skills, use of technology. job skills and more based on each youth's needs.
  • Follow the youth's individual support plan and differentiate services
  • Submit progress notes for each session based on the youth’s goals
  • Work collaboratively with the youth, family, supervisor, care manager, and director
Weekly Hours:
  • Part-time: The hours range from 6-12 hours weekly
  • Most cases request service during the late afternoons, evenings, and weekends (example; if the youth arrives home from school after 3:00 pm. The family may request a schedule of; Mon 4pm-7pm, Tue off, Wed 4pm-6pm, Thu 5pm-7pm, Fri 5pm-7pm, Sat 1pm-4pm. This example is to show that 12 hours is carried through the 7 day week and is not an exact representation of the schedule assigned.)
  • A few select cases request early morning or daytime hours
  • The exact schedule will be created once assigned to a case based on your availability and the family’s availability
  • Based on qualifications and experience 
  • Fee for service
  • All employees are members of the Phoenix Team and not independent contractors
Required Qualifications:
  • 1-3 years of experience working on goals with youths (5-21 years old range) with special needs
  • 1-3 years of behavior support experience
  • Bachelors degree in Education, Psychology, Social Work, or a related field
  • Must provide a negative PPD test (valid within 10 years from the last time you left the United States)
  • Current CPR/First Aid certification
  • Extremely rewarding work
  • Great way to continue building experience
  • Convenient travel
  • Excellent part-time flexibility
  • Supportive and dedicated team
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Generous referral program
  • Competitive pay rate
**Please note: due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be holding interviews remotely via Zoom. Please note also that currently ISS services are being provided remotely via telehealth until it is determined that it is safe to resume in-person services. We are looking to staff cases with someone willing to continue working with youth after the transition from telehealth to in-person services whenever that may occur.
EEO Statement
Phoenix Support Services provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
If you are interested, please apply with your resume. Please, no phone calls.
Job Type: Part-time
More Details
Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Ewing , NJ , United States
Experience Required: Internship
Date Published: 05 Jun 2020
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