First Children Services

Date: 09/15/2021 12:30 PM

City: Plainfield, New Jersey

Salary: $19 - $25 / hour

Contract type: Part Time

Work schedule: Full Day

First Children Services - Join Our Team!

First Children Services is actively recruiting for Behavior Technicians that are interested in working both full-time & part-time hours. Providing behavioral health services across the entire state of NJ and PA, opportunities are immediately available within public school districts, clinics, and homes.

The Behavior Technician wil

  • build a rapport with the child.
  • work with children and family on the goals designed by a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)
  • teach new skills
  • manage behaviors, including physical and self-injurious behaviors
  • collect data and document sessions through an electronic data system


  • Current RBT certification or willingness to complete a 40-hour RBT training course and ability/commitment to pass the RBT certification within 30 days of hire.
  • Willingness to participate and maintain an active Safety Care Certification.
  • Active CPR/FA Certification or willingness to participate in training.
  • Genuine interest in working with children with autism and behavioral concerns.
  • Ability to deescalate/restrain clients ages 0 to 21 years old using correct safety procedures (following Safety-Care Training).
  • Patience, problem-solving skills, discretion, ability to think on your feet, creativity.
  • Ability to work well with others and be an effective part of a treatment team.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Strong interpersonal and writing skills.
  • Flexible to work schedule (minimum 6 hours per week, max 40 hours per week)
  • Access to reliable transportation; valid driver's license, willingness to travel (between 30-45 min preferred).
  • Bachelor's degree in psychology, special education, guidance and counseling, social work, or a related field preferred.

Required experience:

  • At least one year of supervised experience in implementing positive behavior support plans and teaching ADL/Instrumental skills for individuals who have intellectual/developmental disabilities preferred.
  • One year of supervised experience implementing Behavioral Support Plans preferred
  • Previous experience working with children required.

FCS now requires all staff to be vaccinated and will require proof of vaccination.

First Children Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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