Ability to obtain certification in Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (NCI) and/or Professional Crisis Management (PCM) or another type of intervention technique.
Ability to multi-task in a high stress environment.
Planning skills: an ability to think ahead and plan over a given time span.
Strong customer orientation.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Commitment to company values.
Have a positive attitude.
Valid Illinois driver’s license required.
Ability to meet agency insurance requirements.
Nonessential Skills and Experience:
The ability to bend, run, react, stand quickly, and lift approximately 50 lbs.
Preferred Skills and Experience:
Minimum of two years experience working with persons with developmental disabilities and autism spectrum disorders.
Reporting to this Position: Board Certified Behavior Analyst (Staff) and/or Behavior Therapist (Level 2)
Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Normal work hours are 40 hours per week, 9:00AM through 5:00PM, Monday through Friday. However, must maintain a flexible working profile while performing the job duties.
ABOUT ANIXTER CENTER:
Anixter Center is one of the largest nonprofit organizations in the Chicago area serving people of all ages with disabilities and related challenges. Each year Anixter Center and its three divisions - CALOR, Chicago Hearing Society (CHS) and Lekotek - help more than 7,300 children, teens and adults by providing residential, educational, employment, socialization and health s...ervices.
What makes us truly unique are the array of services we offer plus our ability to help people at every stage of life—children, teens, young adults and older adults.
As the parent organization, Anixter Center itself provides a broad range of programs for those who have physical, developmental, cognitive, psychiatric or sensory disabilities. These Anixter Center programs include: a literacy program for adults with disabilities; 24-hour supervised residential homes; substance use disorder programs for those who are deaf; and employment programs to help people with disabilities find jobs.