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CCRESPersonal Care Assistant (PCA) - Downingtown, PA

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Personal Care Assistant (PCA) - Downingtown, PA (42)

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TitlePersonal Care Assistant (PCA) - Downingtown, PA
Posting ID42
Description

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

 

 

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.

 

  • We are seeking Personal Care Assistant (PCA) staff for the 2016 - 2017 school year throughout Chester County area schools - primarily for a special needs school in Coatesville, PA. 
  • This position works Monday through Friday during school hour. 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 with individuals with special needs!

 

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.



Experience / Education Requirements:

 

Requires one of the following:

 

  1. Bachelor’s degree in a related human services field (Psychology, Social Work, Education, Criminal Justice, Sociology, Behavioral Health, etc.) with no previous work experience.
  2. Bachelor’s degree in unrelated field, with the equivalent of at least 1 year of full-time paid work experience in a job that involved direct contact with children/adolescents.
  3. Associates degree, or 60 college credits, with at least 3 years of full-time equivalent paid work experience in a job that involved direct contact with children/adolescents.

 

Credentialing Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Diploma AND/OR Official College 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 Assistant (PCA) position starts at $18.00/hr and progresses to $19.75/hr (W-2 employment)

 

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

403 (b) with employer match available. EOE.

 

APPLY TODAY FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION!

 

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Shift TypeSchool day
Salary Range$18.00 - $18.00 / Per Hour
LocationChester County and Surrounding Areas

Applications Accepted

Start Date05/19/2017

Job Contact

NameCCRESTitleHR Recruiter
Emailhr@ccres.orgPhone484-593-5040