Direct Support Professional - Portage, IN
Lighthouse Autism Center
Direct Support Professional Job in Hobart, IN
Behavior Technician (RBT)
at Lighthouse Autism Center
SIGN ON BONUS OF $500!! The Midwest's Leading ABA Center for Children with Autism
Are you committed to making a difference in the lives of others? Do you pride yourself on being positive, caring, have a learner mentality, and optimistic? If this describes you, we would love to add you to our growing team of superstars.
Join one of the fastest-growing fields in healthcare in an entry-level job that lets you work with kids and spend your day doing meaningful work. As a Behavior Technician, you will help kids with autism learn and grow!
What you will be doing as a Behavior Therapist:
Actively work with kids (18 months to school age) with autism in a center-based approach
Implement principles of ABA therapy to help children one-on-one, in a team setting, to reach their goals
Implement custom therapy programs to meet the unique treatment needs of each child
Provide early intervention therapy to help children develop mentally, physically, emotionally, and vocationally through the provision of appropriate individualized programming and education
Help children to progress in educational settings, social settings, and look to prepare children to eventually transition back to school
Collaborate with a team of like-minded individuals dedicated to every child's success
What you will bring:
All applicants are welcome - A college degree in any field, or experience with children is preferred
A passion for working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families!
An eagerness to be a part of a caring and team-oriented company culture
A deep commitment to show up every day and support a kiddo in their progress
A lasting, positive change for children and their families
Lifting/Carrying more than 50 lbs. Able to sustain impact to body (i.e., being hit, etc.) in any area. Running, crouching, squatting, and ability to kneel for sustained periods of time. Bending at the waist to touch knees and/or toes. Full range of motion of hands and arms. Sitting on floor and chair for long periods of time. Ability to move quickly from standing to seated, or kneeling position, without support.
Reliable transportation/Valid Driver's License
Important Note: Safety is a priority at Lighthouse. You will undergo a background and drug test (including THC) at the time of hire
What we offer:
Benefits start on day one!
Health, dental, life and vision insurance
$20,00 life insurance coverage, no cost to employee
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Generous time off
3 Weeks earned Paid Time Off (PTO)
Holiday Pay - 8 days per year
Wellness Days - 5 non-paid Wellness Days which can be used as an alternative to PTO for more flex time
401K employer match of up to 2%. Eligible after one year of employment.
Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
Life Insurance: Voluntary Employee, Spouse, and Child Life coverage
Health Savings Account (HSA) for those enrolling in a high deductible medical plan
Guaranteed hours: Monday through Friday, Full-Time-40 hours +
No contractual obligation! We hope you stay because it's a great place to work; not because you are contractually obligated to do so
Paid training: Lighthouse will train new team members to help a new employee earn their RBT Certification and pay for their exam fees
Clothing-three LAC shirts to our new employees
Fun company events and activities throughout the year
Thriving company with continuous growth opportunities
Who we are:
Lighthouse Autism Center provides year-round therapeutic intervention for children with autism based on the science of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Gregg and Sandy Maggioli are parents of a child with autism. Together they founded and opened Lighthouse Autism Center in 2012 to achieve their mission of ensuring each child reaches their full potential. We offer hope for every child, every family.