Location: Day Habilitation

                 312 South 4th, Street Waco, Texas 76701

The Direct Support Professional will work with IDD consumers, families, caregivers, and case managers to provide training, and daily living activities in a day habilitation setting. The Therapist Tech will provide training in academics, social skills, and personal hygiene. This position provides an excellent opportunity for a creative and energetic person to encourage and facilitate active participation in personal and social skill development. This position is located in Marlin.

Essential job Functions

  • Plan and conduct activities for IDD consumers

  • Provide training in academic skills, such as basic math and reading

  • Provide individual and group training in skills related to personal hygiene

  • Participate in treatment team meetings to help set future goals

  • Monitoring consumers for safety and reporting any concerns to supervisor

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent written communication  and computer keyboarding for documenting training
  • Excellent verbal communication with consumers, staff, and community providers
  • transporting consumers to and assisting them with activities
  • Stooping, bending, sitting, standing for prolonged periods and lifting 50-75 pounds
  • Ability to be CPR and SAMA certified
  • Valid driver's license, liability insurance, and reliable transportation required

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED
  • At least six months of IDD experience required
  • Experience as an aide in special education classroom setting preferred

Hours: M-F 8AM-5PM

Salary: $17,402 annually/ $8.3663 hourly

Location: Day Habilitation

                 312 South 4th, Street Waco, Texas 76701

Department: Developmental Services
This is a full time position

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