Trainer for In-Home Care Providers - Northern Arizona

Flagstaff, AZ
Part Time to Full Time
C&Y
Mid Level

Join our team and get a $500 STARTUP BONUS!

Arizona Autism United (www.AZAunited.org) is a leading nonprofit organization that was named a 2021 Top Workplace Winner because of our inclusive culture and commitment to employee growth. After serving Phoenix-area families for 15 years, we are expanding into Flagstaff! We are looking for an experienced individual who enjoys training others and helping children & families. 

If you have experience with Habilitation and Respite and are ready for a leadership role, continue reading...

 

In this role, you will serve as a Trainer for In-Home Care Providers in the Flagstaff area to support our in-home Habilitation and Respite Providers. Part of the job will be conducting home visits to assist families and providers with developing teaching strategies and other supports.  All other related work will be done remotely.  AZA United will provide all necessary technology to complete your job duties and you will communicate regularly with other trainers and our program director through virtual meeting platforms.

Our preference is to hire a full-time trainer (40 hours/week).  However, part-time is also an option if needed (with limited benefits).  The starting pay is $19.00-$25.00 per hour, depending on experience and qualifications. We offer a very comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees, including health/dental and 401k matching! If you have the right level of skills and experience, AZA United will provide all the training and support you need to be successful in this role.

  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Provide training and support for Habilitation, Respite & Attendant Care Providers:

  • Conduct home visits to assist providers with hands-on training and guidance
  • Help providers understand how to implement goals, establish routines, work with families, complete reports, and conduct other activities to provide effective and compassionate services
  • Provide additional support via phone, email or virtual meetings as needed
  • Deliver presentations for new employee orientation and related training classes
  • Assist providers with obtaining or creating any necessary teaching materials for Habilitation goals
  • Conduct quarterly monitoring visits to maintain compliance with Attendant Care service requirements


Provide support for families receiving DDD services:

  • Assist with writing appropriate functional outcomes/goals and teaching strategies
  • Help families prepare for ISP meetings with DDD, and attend if needed
  • Provide support via phone, email, or home visits to help families receive effective services
  • Manage administrative tasks and systems to coordinate habilitation and respite services
  • Help manage databases and related systems for client goals, ISPs, reports, and related information
  • Conduct data entry efficiently to keep all records up to date and facilitate implementation of services


Work with supervisors and administrative staff to ensure authorizations, goals, and other elements necessary for service coordination are in place:

  • Communicate with DDD support coordinators as needed to facilitate services for families and providers
  • Assist with incident reporting and other related procedures
  • Submit written reports or related items documenting activities for home visits and communications

 

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

  • At least 1 year of experience providing home-based habilitation for multiple children/youth with autism; experience with more than one family preferred. 
  • Proficient at listening to and interpreting needs of child & family
  • Ability to manage a flexible schedule and have full availability M-F between 2:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate proficiently in verbal and written English
  • Enthusiasm and positive attitude towards all people; solid team player open to new ideas
  • Ability to multi-task, independently plan and organize own activities
  • Ability to provide own transportation to client homes and other service locations throughout Flagstaff and surrounding areas (drive time is paid and mileage is reimbursed)
  • Ability and skills to administer physical and verbal prompting techniques to increase child’s overall skills & abilities
  • Ability to respond positively and appropriately to child’s behaviors and verbalizations to improve behavior and maximize independent functioning, consistent with the personal values and direction expressed by the child’s family and/or AZA United supervisors


Benefits:

Join an organization with a great culture and supportive leadership that believes in work/life balance. AZA United is a 2021 Arizona Top Workplace winner because we provide a collaborative work environment focused on transparent communication, teamwork and professional growth! In addition you will receive the following benefits: 

  • A competitive salary with guaranteed pay increases every 6 months! 
  • An excellent comprehensive health benefits package that includes health, dental and vision, employer contributions to your health savings account, company paid Short-Term/Long-Term Disability, and employer-paid basic life insurance; 
  • 401K plan with up to 4% match after one year of service
  • Generous paid sick time and PTO, plus 12 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Career path and promotion opportunities
  • Work from home on a flexible schedule (around meeting and appointment times)
  • Student Loan Forgiveness: As a non-profit organization, your employment (when consistently working at least 30 hours a week) meets requirements under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program (for student loan forgiveness). For more information you can visit https://studentaid.gov/manage-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service
  • Be part of an awesome team that is changing the world together!  :-)

 

Arizona Autism United (www.AZAunited.org) is a leading nonprofit organization serving children and families. We provide a wide range of supports and therapies and are currently expanding locations and programs. To learn more about why people choose to work at AZA United, visit: 
www.AZAunited.org/whyAZA

 

Autism knows no race, religion, gender, or identity.  We need and value diversity and inclusion in our workforce in order to fully support our families.  AZA United welcomes applicants of any race, age, religion, gender, identity or any other aspect which makes you unique.

 

 

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