Direct Support Professional


Direct Support Professional – Jersey City / Secaucus – To $16.50 p/h

This client needs your expertise and compassion for these roles!

Responsibilities include:

  • Implementing training programs and maintaining a safe environment for adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities
  • Completes and submits all reports, forms, and documentation as required by the agency and Division of Developmental Disabilities.
  • Attends staff meetings and training as
  • Assists clients with outcomes established on the Individual Service Plan (ISP).
  • Responsible for reading the ISP and working within the documented expectation for client
  • Provides training and supervision to clients in all aspects of community experience
  • Provides safe transportation in agency vehicle for clients as
  • Ensures the safety and well-being of clients at all
  • Ensures home, grounds, yard and van are maintained in clean, safe, and sanitary
  • Ensures meals are prepared and planned based on clients’ individual diet, client input, and the planned menu for the month.
  • Responsible for accurately recording shift occurrences in the Communication Log, as well as reviewing all new occurrences upon arrival to shift and initialing to acknowledge that said occurrences were reviewed.
  • Responsible for cleaning the home during any shift
  • Responsible for appropriately administering medication and reporting any medication errors or medication concerns on all shifts.
  • Must complete an electronic daily log for each shift
  • Respects the confidential nature of all information regarding clients and
  • All staff are strongly encouraged to participate in any/all fundraising activities to any extent
  • Performs all other duties as assigned

 Requirements include:

  • Completes Transportation Agreement Training annually
  • Must have completed the following College of Direct Support trainings:
  • Cultural Competence
  • Individual Rights & Choice
  • Working with Families
  • Universal Precautions
  • Medications
  • DDD System Mandatory Training Bundle
  • High School Diploma or
  • Valid New Jersey Driver’s
  • Strong written and oral communication
  • Must be computer literate
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Prior experience in the field of developmental disabilities
  • A negative i3Screen (drug test) result mandated by
  • Must be cleared to work by the Department of Human Services FBI
  • Must complete medical physical and Mantoux test within sixty (60) days prior to date of
  • Must be capable of providing any direct assistance required by individuals with whom they are
  • Must be free from any physical, emotional or mental functioning limitation or restrictions that would prevent the successful completion of any and all job responsibilities of this job title.
  • Works flexible hours when needed for the benefit of the
  • Must have a cell phone

 Shifts available at Jersey City location:

  • 40 hours / Wednesday – Sunday / 4pm – 12am
  • 12  hours / Saturday & Sunday / 10am – 4pm

 Shifts available at Secaucus location:

  • 38 hours / Monday 3pm – 11pm / Tuesday 3pm – 11pm / Wednesday 3pm – 10pm / Thursday 3pm – 11pm / Saturday 8am – 3pm
  • 36 hours / Monday 3pm – 11pm / Friday 3pm – 11pm / Saturday 3pm – 11pm / Sunday 8am – 8pm
  • 40 hours / Tuesday – Saturday 3pm – 11pm

 If qualified, please forward your resume to:

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