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Direct Support Professional

Company: New Horizons in Autism Inc
Location: Freehold
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Ready to make an impact on the lives of others? New Horizon in Autism, Inc. is looking for energetic, compassionate, Direct Support Professionals who are dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of the individuals we support. As a Direct Support Professional, you will work with other professionals assisting adults with autism in a day-hab setting. Our Direct Support Professionals empower the individuals we support to learn new skills, make connections in the community, and achieve their life goals. We currently have openings for full-time staff in our Freehold, Toms River & Ramsey locations. Job Duties Include:

  • Supporting individuals in their individual daily life activities, including community outings/recreation events, cooking, cleaning, personal care, skill development, etc.
  • Transporting individuals to their homes, activities, and appointments.
  • Administering and supervising medication.
  • Completing proper documentation.
  • Ensure our individuals are safe, healthy, and living in a clean environment. Job Qualifications:
    • Must be 20 years or older
    • Have a minimum High School Diploma/GED
    • Have a current non-provisional NJ Drivers License valid in the state of New Jersey with no more than (3) three incidents in the last (3) years.
    • Be able to attend 5 days of new hire orientation and training at our Freehold Office.
    • Ability to pass criminal background check & drug screening
    • Be comfortable with hands-on hygiene care.
    • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Strong positive interpersonal skills are required.
    • Must be COVID-19 Vaccinated & Boostered by April 23, 2022. New Horizons in Autism provides specialized, paid training for all employees to ensure that each team member has the tools needed to perform responsibilities. Employees must be able to complete training requirements within the specified time frames. Our comprehensive benefits package includes;
      • Medical
      • Dental
      • Vision
      • Life Insurance
      • FSA
      • 401K
      • Paid Vacation
      • Paid Personal Time Off (PTO)
      • Paid Sick Time
        Monday through Friday
        8:00 am - 4:00 pm PI185372891

Keywords: New Horizons in Autism Inc, Brick , Direct Support Professional, Other , Freehold, New Jersey

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