Direct Support Professional or Personal Assistant Positions: Currently Open/Accepting Applications

DSP positions are available providing in-home support and community-based integration activities for people with Autism. Responsibilities include but are not limited to ensuring the safety of the individual,engaging with the individual during his/her preferred activities, organizing and implementing planned activities for him/her, working with the individual on his/her activities of daily living skills (e.g., hygiene, grooming, cooking, chores, etc.).

Requirements: High school diploma and/or Associates degree. Previous experience working with individuals with Autism and/or other disabilities is requested. Must have a valid driver's license and automobile insurance, with a clean driving record.

Available Shifts: 8 am - 4 pm, 4 pm - 12 am, 12 am - 8 am; Miscellaneous Shifts for PA and ECF programs are available as well!

Saturday Respite and Recreation Program

DSP or PA positions are available for providing community-based recreational activities for adults with Autism on Saturdays from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm at our Respite and Recreation Program.
Requirements: High school diploma and/or Associates degree required. Bachelor's degree preferred. Previous experience working with individuals with Autism and/or other disabilities is requested. Must have a valid driver's license and automobile insurance, with a clean driving record.


Rep Payee/Payroll Clerk

The Rep Payee / Payroll Clerk position is responsible for all payroll functions for Breakthrough Corporation and financial duties associated with person supported programming. This position is also responsible for bookkeeping duties such as AP, AR, documentation, and filing. This position includes managing and evaluating budgets; funds dispersal; applying for government benefits; and completing all reports and attending appointments to ensure continuation of government benefits.

Requirements: Associate's Degree; 1 year experience in Business Finance

 
Job Coach
 
 Job Coaches assist people with autism in residential and community settings, modeling and teaching skills, participating in situational assessments, providing transportation, supporting people on jobs, and helping people achieve personal outcomes. Job coaches are part of a professional team responsible for assisting each individual to live a safe, enjoyable life in their community with opportunities to learn and to exercise increasing independence in employment and volunteering.
 
 Requirements: College degree preferred. Some college, Associates degree, HS Diploma or GED accepted with relevant experience (experience may be paid or volunteer). Prior experience should include working with adults and/or children, in a training or supportive capacity. Job Coaches must: meet all requirements of licensing, regulatory and accrediting entities; possess a valid driver’s license; be able to work in close harmony with other staff in a team environment; be able to read and write and follow verbal and written instructions; present an objective outlook at all times; present an acceptable and morally upstanding character as well as physical appearance; be alert and observant during duty hours; be emotionally stable; have no restriction in areas of lifting(50lbs) on occasion, bending or prolonged standing; demonstrate a commitment to assisting people with developmental disabilities to participate fully in the life of their community; have a safe vehicle and good driving record, adequate insurance, license; possess varied interests and personal connections in the local community; have a proven record of conscientious, responsible behavior (work, volunteer or school history); be able to work as part of a team. 
 
To be considered for any of the above employment positions please click on the above application link, download it, print it out, then bring to us or email us the completed application.

Email: humanresources@breakthroughknoxville.com


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