Habilitation Specialist works with Service Providers to provide supervision and assistance to consumers in life skills training.
Duties include:

  • transporting consumers to and assisting them with activities;
  • functions as IDT member by providing input regarding client needs and progress in interdisciplinary meetings;
  • completes assessment for individuals referred to or in community support services;
  • recommends training priorities;
  • writes methodologies and monthly training sheets, collects monthly training data and prepares quarterly reviews;
  • maintains schedules for direct support professionals;
  • completes annual reports to distribute to IDT members for review;
  • maintains cooperative working relationships with staff and consumers;
  • maintain specific documentation hours per month.

Knowledge, Skills, and Essential Functions

  • Excellent written communication  and basic computer keyboarding for documenting training using Microsoft Office and other programs;
  • Ability to develop habilitation plans and provide accurate documentation;
  • Ability to make basic decisions and exercise good sound judgment;
  • Ability to maintain a wholesome, caring attitude;
  • Excellent verbal communication with consumers, staff, and community providers;
  • Ability to maintain good daily attendance and have good time management;
  • Ability to transport consumers locally 75% of time and regional travel 25% of time;
  • Ability to sit in a car for prolonged periods of time;
  • Stooping, bending, standing for prolonged periods and lifting up to 30 pounds;
  • Ability to be CPR and PMAB certified
  • Valid driver's license, liability insurance, and reliable transportation required

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED Required
  • 1 year work experience with individuals with developmental disabilities strongly preferred
  • Valid Driver's License and proof of liability insurance Required

Hours: 8AM-5PM Monday thru Friday - With notice may need to vary hours

Salary: $10.00 hourly/ $20, 800 annually


Heart of Texas Region MHMR strives to offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

Employer paid Health Insurance
Employer paid Dental Insurance
Employer paid Life Insurance
Payroll Direct Deposit
10 paid Holidays per year
Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)

Excellent 401-K Retirement Plan (Center will contribute 12% of employee earnings)
              **Certain Requirements Needed**


Location: 300 S. 4th Street Waco Texas 

Department: Day Habilitation (HOTI)
This is a non-management position
This is a full time position

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