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Direct Support Professional - Dcf (Weekends)

Company: Community Options, Inc.
Location: New Brunswick
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

*Community Options, Inc.* is a national non-profit agency providing services to individuals with disabilities in 11 states.We are Now Hiring *Full-Time, Part-Time, PRN Direct Support Professionals (DSP), Caregivers, Direct Care Staff, Home Health Aides *in *Mercer County, NJ* to provide person-centered care tailored to meet the needs of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This is a fantastic opportunity for professional growth, while making a difference! *No experience required- we provide PAID training! **Responsibilities** Foster a meaningful relationship between the individuals and their community.* Utilize Person Centered Plans to assess an individual's needs.* Assist individuals with their daily living and independence skills/personal care.* Monitor the health and medical needs of individuals and immediately report any concerns* Assist with the learning and development of independent and community-based skills* Participate with individuals in community, social, and recreational activities* Drive individuals to medical appointments and activities in the community* Ensure program documentation and billable records are completed accurately and timely*Minimum Requirements** High School Diploma or GED* Valid driver's license with a satisfactory driving record* Ability to establish a comfortable and supportive relationship with individuals receiving supports* Ability to exercise good judgment and remain calm in crisis situations* Excellent verbal and written communication skills* Excellent time management skills*Working Conditions** Work in residential programs, day programs, and in the community* Transport individuals utilizing your own vehicle or company provided vehicles* Schedule may change due to business needs and may include evening and weekend hours* Overtime may be required due to business needs* May be required to lift or move 25+ pounds*Why Community Options?** Competitive Insurance Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)* Paid Holidays-Including a Birthday Holiday* Generous PTO* Employee Incentive & Discount Programs*403b Retirement Plan* Incredible career growth opportunities* Exceptional Career Growth Opportunities* Employee Incentive & Discount Programs*Insurance Options (Medical, Vision, Dental)Community Options is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V#IND-MEJob Types: Full-time, Part-timePay: From $16.50 per hourSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Monday to Friday* Night shift* Overnight shift* Weekend availabilityWork Location: On the road

Keywords: Community Options, Inc., New Brunswick , Direct Support Professional - Dcf (Weekends), Other , New Brunswick, New Jersey

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