Direct Support - Bensalem
Primary Location: United States-PA-PABensalem
Function:Direct Support Professional (Care Givers)
NeuroRestorative New Jersey
Description Life Skills Trainers (LSTs) are direct care staff who assist adults with acquired brain injuries or other neurological disorders. LSTs help with the functions of daily living in a residential setting. Some of these functions include cooking, dressing, bathing, and providing medications. The LST also helps to care for the home as pertains to appearance and cleanliness and administer and manage client files.
Every person needs the support of others, but we look for very special people to support adults with brain injury. As a Life Skills Trainer with NeuroRestorative you’ll be one of those special people. For NeuroRestorative and The MENTOR Network the Life Skills Trainer is one of the most exemplary reflections of the wonderful mission driven work we do here every day. The people that carry out this rewarding, care giving support play an integral and crucial role in the success of our organization. To that end, the Life Skills Trainer also happens to be one of the best places to start in our company with a myriad of career options to move up and across the organization. We in fact have many success stories from people at all levels that started out in the Life Skills Trainer role. Whether you have previous experience in this capacity or this just sounds like the type of career path you would like to pursue…we want to hear from you! Neuro Restorative is seeking Life Skills Trainers to provide training, assistance and supervision to MENTOR ABI Group participants in the areas of living skills, therapeutic recreation, and other forms of assistance in both residential & community settings. Assists with medical supervision. Facilitates working relationships between community employers and MENTOR ABI Group participants. Cooperate with MENTOR ABI and any state Department of Human Service staff in any inspection or investigation.
- High school diploma or GED
- Must be at least 18 years of age
- Six months to one year of experience in the human services industry preferred
- Valid driver’s license from state of residence
- Driving record in good standing - no more than 5 points
NeuroRestorative New Jersey offers a continuum of post-acute rehabilitation programs for individuals with brain injuries and other neurological challenges. Through a range of program settings throughout the state and individualized services, NeuroRestorative New Jersey can meet the needs of participants at any state of post-acute rehabilitation.
NeuroRestorative New Jersey is a partner of The MENTOR Network. Founded in 1980, The MENTOR Network is a national network of local human services providers offering an array of quality, community-based services in more than 30 states to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses, and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges as well as their families. With opportunities from coast to coast, when you join NeuroRestorative New Jersey and The MENTOR Network, you’ll make a difference every day and help to provide quality of life enhancing services to individuals across the country.