Current Openings

Board Certified Behavior Analysis – Full Time and Part Time

The BCBA will develop, implement and supervise the respite and behavioral services of the JAFCO Children’s Ability Center.
Role and Responsibilities

  • Designs and implements administrative and clinical program to include comprehensive programmatic materials, data sheets, and report writing
  • Physically provide on-site behavioral interventions as needed and model behavioral skills for staff
  • Facilitate groups with caregivers, siblings and family members
  • Will work with the Clinical Team to conduct screenings using professionally recognized screening/rating tools
  • Interprets information obtained from assessments
  • Provides appropriate programming and protocol based on relevant data
  • Responsible to complete and submit reports in a timely fashion
  • Develops goals in conjunction with the family
  • Develops Behavior Intervention Plans as well as Functional Behavior Assessments
  • Trains families on behavior management
  • Attends meetings to discuss assessment results, progress, and recommendations
  • Implements different modes of communication for non-verbal children such as PECS, Sign Language, and AT equipment
  • Provides carry-over activities for the family
  • Builds data sheets, creates materials, and follows protocol for the ABA program
  • Implements ABA therapy
  • Trains Clinical Team, ABA therapists and Interns as needed
  • Communicates with Clinical Team about child’s individual program changes
  • Suggest and makes program decisions based on data collection

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • BCBA Certification
  • Master’s Degree plus 3 years’ experience
  • Experience in programming and behavioral intervention with children with developmental disabilities
  • Must currently hold a Valid Driver’s License without restrictions
  • Experience with supervision and consultation
  • Excellent communication skills to support and train staff

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RBT (Registered Behavior Technician) Part Time, Evenings & Weekends

Assist in the development and implementation of the respite services offered by the JAFCO Children’s Ability Center. This person’s job responsibility includes but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist in the implementation of treatment plans created by the supervisor to ensure safety, structure and enrichment for the children
  • Assist in providing appropriate training to staff, volunteers and parents
  • Physically provide on-site behavioral interventions as needed and model behavioral skills for all staff
  • Assist in the facilitation of groups with caregivers, siblings and family members
  • Develop materials to support behavior training
  • Attend team meetings and parent conferences
  • Be available and flexible to assist with emergency scheduling needs for all respite programs

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Minimum of High School diploma or Bachelor’s Degree or currently working towards higher education in the field of Behavior Analysis
  • Certification as a Registered Behavior Technician
  • Minimum of 1 year of ABA experience with children with developmental disabilities
  • Experience in programming and behavioral intervention with children with developmental disabilities
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • CPR, First Aid and Water Safety certification
  • Must be capable of becoming PCM Practitioner Level 2 Certified
  • Available to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends as needed
  • Valid Driver’s License and clean driving record required
  • High energy, excellent interpersonal skills, ability to problem solve

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Speech and Occupational Therapist

Independent Contractor

JAFCO is looking to partner with License Speech and Occupational Therapist to offer services to our current clients and office space for you to continue to grow your current practice.

 Qualifications/Skills:

  • Current Florida Therapist License
  • Ability to Work Independently and also as a Team Member/Leader
  • Must have access to a desktop computer, laptop or tablet
  • Responsible, Dependable and Organized
  • Established approved provider for Medicaid and Private insurance billing
  • Proof of liability Insurance coverage
  • Minimum of 3 years direct experience and commitment to working with children who have a developmental disability and their families
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bi-lingual a plus
  • Competent in Word and Excel

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Social Worker (bi-lingual) – JAFCO Children’s Ability Center

Full Time: 40-45 hours per week. Afternoon/Evenings and Weekend hours required.

This person will function as a team member in coordinating services for children and their families under the care and supervision of JAFCO Children’s Ability Center for Children with Developmental Disabilities. The social worker will serve as the child and family’s primary advocate facilitating the best possible care and services available.

  • Provide comprehensive information and referral for services within the South Florida developmental disabilities community.
  • Provide counseling and case management services both in the office and in home.
    Maintain case documentation including bio-psychosocial assessment, case notes, treatment plans and other reports based upon Medicaid, CARF, county and state standards.
  • Facilitate support groups and parent education and behavior training seminars.
  • Advocate for client by coordinating all community and professional services and eliminating barriers to accessing treatment including transportation if needed.

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field, Licensed, and a minimum of 3 years direct experience and commitment to working with children who have a developmental disability and their families
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bi-lingual a plus
  • Competent in Word and Excel

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Direct Care Staff

This person will provide a safe and structured environment as well as provide for the physical needs of the children receiving services from JAFCO.

Job Responsibilities:

This person’s job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide for the physical needs of the children
  • Prepare, or arrange for, daily meals and snacks
  • Maintain a safe and structured home environment
  • Coordinate children’s activity schedule in the home and at the Respite Center
  • Coordinate children’s transportation to extracurricular activities
  • Accompany children to all activities and assist other staff in engaging children in the activities
  • Supervise proper hygiene routines
  • Supervise medication distribution and document appropriately
  • Attend staff meetings and in-services as required

 

Physical Job Requirements:  Must be physically capable of driving an automobile in a safe manner.  Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds, stoop, bend, kneel, stand/walk up to 4 hours, and be capable of continuous activity with children; must be able to perform housekeeping duties such as mopping and vacuuming large areas; must be physically able to participate in PCM training (Professional Crisis Management).

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalency and 3 years work-related experience
  • Valid Driver’s License and clean driving record required
  • Available to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends as needed
  • Strong verbal and written command of the English Language
  • CPR, First Aid and Water Safety Certification

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