Personal Care Assistant (PCA) - New Castle County, DE (201210)

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TitlePersonal Care Assistant (PCA) - New Castle County, DE
Posting ID201210




Make a difference every day by joining our team as a Personal Care Assistant (PCA)

in our Southern Chester County, PA area school districts:

Kennett Consoldated School District, Avon Grove Area School District and Oxford Area School District.



CCRES is an industry leader working in partnership with the Advanced Clinical Services (ACS) program of the Chester County Intermediate Unit (CCIU) to provide the highest quality behavioral health services to children with special needs.



The Personal Care Assistant (PCA) position is a field employee position providing one-to-one emotional and behavioral interventions to children/adolescents in a school based setting throughout Chester County, PA. We specialize in serving children primarily diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders as well as other special needs diagnoses.

  • This position works Monday through Friday during school hours. The general school day can be 7:30am - 2:30pm or 8:00am - 3pm.
  • Excellent experience after college graduation to start a career making a difference every day working with individuals with special needs!
  • We are accepting applications for the prospective summer Extended School Year 2020 program and for the 2020 - 2021 school year throughout Chester County, PA area schools.



Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-to-one assistance to children/adolescents with emotional and behavior disorders in the school setting based on medical needs of the client.
  • Prompt interventions in the areas of: behavior management, conflict resolution, anger management, and peer interaction skills based on the IEP goals or behavioral treatment plan provided by school official or a Behavior Specialist Consultant (Master’s Level Clinician).
  • Collect daily data and document progress notes in a prescribed format for each session with the child/adolescent.
  • Assist with Activities of Daily Living, such as toileting, hygiene and feeding.


Experience Requirements:

  • Experience working with school aged children - preferred.
  • Experience with autism and / or other special needs - preferred.


Why is CCRES the BEST for YOU:


CCRES is a non-profit industry leader providing educational and behavioral health HR/staffing services within Southeastern PA. We work in partnership with the Advanced Clinical Services (ACS) program of the CCIU to provide the highest quality behavioral health school district services to individuals with special needs.

  • Receive support from an ACS program Masters-level Case Manager who will match you to a student based on interests and skill level.
  • Caring and compassionate CCRES HR team!


Education Requirements:


Requires one of the following:

  1. High School Diploma
  2. Associate's degree, or 60+ college credits
  3. Bachelor's degree - Preferred


Credentialing Requirements:

  • Educdation documentation: Diploma AND/OR Official Transcript
  • PA Child Abuse (Act 151) Clearance (Current within 1 year)
  • PA Criminal (Act 34) Clearance (Current within 1 year)
  • PA Department of Education FBI Clearance (Current within 1 year)
  • TB screening (Current within 1 year)
  • Sexual Misconduct / Abuse Disclosure Form (Act 168) 

Personal Care Asistant (PCA) non-degree position starts at $15.00/hr and ends at $16.00/hr after 6 month probationary period 
Personal Care Assistant (PCA) degreed position starts at $18.00/hr and progresses to $19.75/hr 



CCRES Perks:

  • Benefits for employees working 25 or more hours per week will be eligible to enroll in Medical, Dental and Life & Short-term Disability Insurance. 
  • CCRES 403 (b) Retirement Savings Plan – 3% matching contribution.
  • Discount Membership at the YMCA.
  • Educational partnerships with Saint Joseph’s University, Eastern University and Capella University.
  • Employees are eligible to receive compensation for required trainings.
  • Longevity bonus awarded to employees for 5-years of service.
  • Gift card raffle on pay-day Fridays.
  • (W-2 employment)


Employees are eligible to receive compensation for supervision, training and travel stipend (between client locations).

403 (b) with employer match available.


CCRES is an equal opportunity employer.  We value diversity.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.




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Shift TypeSchool day
Salary Range$15.00 - $18.00 / Per Hour
LocationChester County, PA

Applications Accepted

Start Date04/09/2020

Job Contact

NameCCRESTitleHR Recruiter