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Behavior Specialist

Posted: 10/22/2021

You can grow a career at Cape Cod’s most innovative human service agency….. great training, a competitive salary, opportunities for advancement.   Latham offers a most generous benefit package including 5 weeks earned time away, excellent health plans, tuition reimbursement and a retirement fund match. Join our team as each hour we help students and adults with disabilities thrive in their educational and community life. 

Latham Centers Benefits Package includes: Health Insurance; Generous Paid Time Off; Tuition Reimbursement; and a 403b Retirement Plan with up to 5% employer match.  Extensive paid training is also available, upon hire, and includes: Professional Development Workshops, First Aid, CPR and Non-Violent Crisis Prevention.

As a Behavior Specialist, you will provide behavior management of students using Crisis Prevention Intervention in conjunction with teachers, teacher aides and residential staff. The ideal candidate for this position has a bachelor’s degree in the human services field or equivalent experience, including one year experience with special needs population. Strong therapeutic behavior management skills are required.   Must exhibit ambulatory ability sufficient to physically intervene in instances of extreme behavior that might jeopardize the safety of students and staff.  A valid driver’s license and a clean driving is required.

Fluent English speaking and writing skills, empathy and the ability to listen, good time management skills and professional appearance and demeanor are all required for this position. 

**Weekend differential!!** for applicable weekend hours.

34 hours: Sun 8a-10p, Mon, Tues 1p-11p 
40 hours: Wed, Thurs, Fri 1p-10p, Sat 8a-9p
32 hours: Sun 9a-11p, Mon, Tues 2p-11p 

Apply now at LathamCenters.org/Careers

Latham Centers, Inc. (Latham) provides equal opportunity for all individuals served and employed. Latham does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, age, veteran status, or any other category protected under applicable law in treatment or employment at Latham, admission or access to Latham, or any other aspect of the programs and activities that Latham operates.

Position Type: Full-time,Part-time