Bilingual Developmental Autism Specialist

Clinical Collinsville, Illinois


Description

Bilingual Spanish/English 


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Want an environment where you can grow in your career while making a difference in the lives of others? Positive Development believes you can change the world, and your life, The Positive Way. As a team, we’re working diligently to do just that with authenticity, joy, and above all respect by building connections and shaping futures for children with autism and other developmental differences one family at a time.

We offer a NEW MODEL OF CARE IN AUTISM. Through our comprehensive developmental therapy and multidisciplinary therapy team (Speech, Occupational, and Mental Health Therapy), we will help more children and teens achieve the outcomes that are most relevant to themselves and their families as they achieve greater growth, independence, and joy.

We believe deeply in the power of the developmental approach because we have personally seen firsthand the transformation our children and families experienced. We are looking for graduates, paraprofessionals and certified/licensed professionals who have a passion for helping children with developmental differences to join our integrative team!

Benefits/Perks:

  • $20 - $26 dollars/hour (based on requirements/qualifications)
  • We provide practical experience, mentoring and training to help you grow in your career
  • All required trainings, lectures, and supervisions are paid
  • Mileage Reimbursement (work-to-work commute)
  • Continuous opportunities to learn and build new skills
  • An environment to help you grow in your career while making a difference in the lives of others
  • Most of our DAS are pursuing their degrees and fit this role into their academic schedule

Requirements:

  • At least 1 year of experience working one on one with children and /or young adults
  • Must be able to commit to 8-10 hours per week for at least 6 months
  • Commuting to and from clients’ home
  • Receive ongoing supervision from a Licensed Clinician
  • Attending clinical lectures
  • Attending Team Meetings (Duration: ongoing throughout employment)
  • Willing to drive up to 20 miles

Qualifications:

  • Reliable transportation/Valid driver license
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred in fields related to Psychology, Education, Child Development, etc.
  • Past experience working with children
  • Bilingual Spanish/English 
  • This position requires a high-level of dedication, and must be able to commit a minimum of 6 months to a client schedule
  • Employment is dependent on passing a background check consistent with our company standards
  • This job is meant to be an entry level position for a career in working in therapy