RBT - Care Companion

The Victory Center
North Miami

The Care Companion facilitates transportation to and from employment training and recreation sites and provides constant supervision on a 1:1 basis for clients/adults with autism spectrum disorder and other disabilities under a BCBA-D’s supervision. The Care Companion also assists in the implementation of programs, learning initiatives, behavior intervention and data collection and communicates client progress with the BCBA and legal guardian. HOURS are from 8:00 to 3:00 Monday through Friday. LOCATION: N. Miami Beach / Aventura. 

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum Requirements: • Registered Behavior Technician • Successful completion of drug test/background check • High school diploma • Driver’s License and vehicle to transport client. • CPR/First Aid Certification- training will be provided at the time of hire, if necessary • Professional Crisis Management Certification-training will be provided at the time of hire, if necessary Preferred Requirements: • HHA Home Health Aide certification. Will be provided at time of hire if necessary. • Experience/Course Training in Applied Behavior Analysis • Experience/training working with adult population with special needs 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITY • Excellent communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills • Strong attention to detail • Enthusiasm for working with adults with special needs. • Responsible and caring attitude for the client served. • Experience with Alternative Augmentative Communication. Will train if needed. • Ability to maintain appropriate client supervision so that client has a safe and orderly environment in which to learn • Ability to work effectively with other Care Companions, supervisors, and community agencies. 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Medium work: must be able to keep up with active young adult with autism. Must be able to walk moderate distance and swim.

REPORTS TO: Board Certified Behavior Analyst running program and Legal Guardian(s) of Client. 

BENEFITS: • Competitive hourly pay. • Staff Development Incentives. • Details discussed at time of interview. • Supervision and training by BCBA-D