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Direct Care Staff
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Healthcare-Nursing Assistant/Healthcare Technician/Patient Care Technician
Specialty Clinical Care Specialist/Staff Nurse
Location 08902, New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 1/11/24
Currently seeking kindhearted Direct Support Professionals to fill positions in the East Brunswick, North Brunswick, New Brunswick, Manville, Raritan, Sayreville, and central New Jersey areas. The ideal candidate will have Direct Support Professional, Caregiver, or similar experience and be willing to go above and beyond in supporting clients. Full and part-time positions are available.
Responsibilities of the Direct Support Professional

Serve individuals, groups, and communities with developmental disabilities by the means of comprehensive care and individualized support services that will maximize their independence, empowerment, personal growth and quality of life.
Provide care and support services to our clients with various healthcare needs in the areas of personal care, behavioral support, recreational and employment services.
Provide support and training, including but not limited to, emotional support, physical support and monitoring, and development of life skills through training programs, all leading to increased independence and participation in community life for persons with developmental disabilities and/or other related disorders.
Provide transportation to and from activities.
Administer medications to individuals as prescribed.
Perform all duties in accordance with program policies and protocols.
Follow all program rules and regulations regarding resident/participant treatment protocols, policies, supervision, and safety.
All other duties assigned by APluscare.

Requirements of the Direct Support Professional

6 months of Direct Support Professional, Caregiver, or similar experience preferred
High school diploma or GED
Must possess a valid NJ Driver's license
DDD Training
Must be 18 years of age
Must be able to travel about 30 miles for work
Company may require additional testing pre-employment
Must have weekend availability
Willing to go above and beyond in supporting clients
Push, pull, and lift up to 50lbs

Compensation for the Direct Support Professional. The starting rate is $15.25 to $16.00 hourly.

Comprehensive benefits package with a choice of health plans that include medical, dental, vision, Life-insurance, a 401(k) investment package along with paid time off for all full-time/Part-time positions
Overtime is regularly available
Paid trainings