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Direct Support Professional (DSP)

Company: ARC of Ocean County
Location: Lakewood
Posted on: January 4, 2022

Job Description:

Description Direct Support Professionals are vital to our everyday group home operations. The successful candidate for these DSP positions will provide supports to individuals with disabilities in a residential (Group Home, Supervised Apartment, or Supportive Living) environment. This is a direct care position. Responsibilities include teaching life skills and managing the personal care of all the individuals living in the community residence. Pay rate starts between $17-$21 an hour. We are currently seeking Full and Part time Direct Support Professionals for the following locations: Barnegat Lakewood Brick Beachwood Lacey Jackson Toms River Requirements Must have a H.S. Diploma or GED Must be at least 18 years of age or older Valid NJ Driver's License with no more than 5 points At least 1 year of longevity with a previous employer Benefits Benefits include medical and dental coverage, 401k, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, holiday pay, and more! Job Requirements:

  • Providing direct support to individuals with intellectual disabilities
  • Provide direct care support for adults with disabilities
  • Provide direct care to persons with developmental and physical disabilities
  • Enable individuals with disabilities to perform duties
  • Play a direct care role, helping individuals with severe developmental disabilities to learn skills of daily living
  • Play a direct care role, helping individuals with severe developmental disabilities to learn skills of daily living
  • Support clients with developmental disabilities of different degrees
  • Provide support to people with disabilities
  • Perform personal care and daily living needs
  • Supporting activities of daily living
  • Assess the needs of persons with intellectual or other developmental disabilities
  • Assist individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities live a self-directed life
  • Complete all daily, weekly, and monthly records, reports, logs, progress notes, location reports, and medical records in a timely fashion
  • Teach and assist with everyday living skills, support individuals with community activities including paid employment and volunteer opportunities, facilitate community relationships
  • Paid employment and volunteer opportunities
  • Instruct individuals with daily living skills
  • Work in a residential setting, providing support to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Work in a residential setting, providing support to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Support people with intellectual/developmental disabilities in living best life in a safe environment
  • Assist each client, as needed, in skill development in areas such as activities of daily living, domestic living, recreation, socialization

Keywords: ARC of Ocean County, Lakewood , Direct Support Professional (DSP), Other , Lakewood, New Jersey

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