Life Skills Trainer
The MENTOR Network - West Newton, MA

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Life Skills Trainer ( Job Number: 130001TC )

Primary Location United States-MA-MAWest Newton

NeuroRestorative Massachusetts offers a continuum of community-based programs for adults with brain injury and other neurological challenges, including post-acute, inpatient Neurorehabilitation programs. Through specialized, active rehabilitation services in fully accessible single-family homes, supported apartments and Host Home settings, NeuroRestorative Massachusetts helps each participant develop skills so they may reach their rehabilitation goals and live as independently as possible in the community.

NeuroRestorative Massachusetts is a partner of The MENTOR Network, a national network of local health and human services providers offering quality, community-based services 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 NeuorRestorative Massachusetts 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.

Description 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-MA you’ll be one of those special people. For NeuroRestorative-MA 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! NeuroRestorative-MA is seeking Life Skills Trainers to provide training, assistance and supervision to 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 participants. Cooperate with and any state Department of Human Service staff in any inspection or investigation.

Qualifications Requirements :
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Six months to one year of experience in the human services industry preferred
  • Valid driver’s license from state of residence
  • MAP certfication preferred
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.

EOE/AAE