CCRESSchool Personal Care Assistant (PCA) Non-degree - Downingtown, PA


School Personal Care Assistant (PCA) Non-degree - Downingtown, PA (48)

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TitleSchool Personal Care Assistant (PCA) Non-degree - Downingtown, PA
Posting ID48

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


  • We are accepting applications for Personal Care Assistant (PCA) for the 2017 - 2018 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 - 3:00pm.
  • Make 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 Requirements:

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


Credentialing Requirements:

  • Education documentation: High School Diploma OR equivalency
  • PA Child Abuse (Act 151) Clearance (Current within 1 year)
  • PA Criminal (Act 34) Clearance (Current within 1 year)
  • PA Department of Education Federal Criminal History Report (FBI) (Current within 1 year)
  • TB screening (Current within 1 year)


Pay for the school-based Personal Care Assistant (PCA) non-degree position is:

 $15/hr and increases to $16/hr after passing requirements during a 6 month probationary period

(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.






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Shift TypeSchool day
Salary Range$15.00 - $15.00 / Per Hour
LocationChester County Surrounding Areas

Applications Accepted

Start Date06/22/2017

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