Community Options Inc.

Job Category:

Customer Service

Location:

Hillsborough, New Jersey

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

08844

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Phone:

6099519900

Senior Direct Support Professional

Community Options Inc. - Hillsborough, New Jersey

Posted: 09/2/2018

Community Options, Inc. is a national non-profit agency providing services to individuals with disabilities in 11 states. 

We are looking for Lead/Senior Direct Support Professionals (DSP) to use best practices within a community-based residential setting to teach individuals with disabilities how to acquire the physical, intellectual, emotional, and social skills needed to live as independently as possible.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in the role of Direct Support Professional or related field.
  • Valid Driver's License.
  • Ability to establish a comfortable and supportive relationship with a person receiving supports.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist individuals with daily living skills and the development of independent community skills.
  • Accurately complete all in-house documentation and maintain case notes.
  • Assist in the development of a weekly schedule for each consumer to maximize their time spent in the community.
  • Complete training with individuals towards achieving Individual Habilitation Plan (IHP) goals.
  • Administer medication(s), while monitoring and documenting the health and medical needs of the individuals.
  • Accompany individual to and from appointments and activities.
  • Maintain inventory and ensures adequate supply of groceries and household items.
  • May oversee consumer funds.
  • May act as supervisor in the absence of the Manager.
  • May serve as train-the-trainer for various individual specifics training.

Working Conditions:

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds (weight of average manual wheelchair when chair is empty)
  • May transport participants in own vehicle (if applicable)
  • Work will take place in the community and in the homes

Competitive Benefits:

  • Insurance Options (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Paid Holidays—Including a Birthday Holiday
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Employee Incentive & Discount Programs
  • 403b Retirement Plan with Employer Match
  • Exceptional Career Growth Opportunities

If interested, please click Apply Now or send resume to: Resumes-SE@comop.org

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Community Options is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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