Direct Support Professional Mercer County FT at Easter Seals New Jersey in Hamilton, New Jersey

Posted in General Business 11 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Do you have a passion for helping others?
Would you like to enrich the lives of people living with disabilities and special needs in your community?

If YES, we have a great opportunity for a Direct Care Professional who is passionate, kind and has an interest in working 1-on-1 with individuals with special needs!
The Direct Support Professional (DSP) effectively provides direct care support to program participants with developmental disabilities and special needs in all areas of adult daily living.
Full Time: Monday-Friday 7:15am - 4:00pm

Additional Responsibilities:
Ensure services include case records, Individual Habilitation Plans, behavior plans and recommendations. DSPs are required to properly develop, implement and document all required information pertaining to direct care in compliance with Federal and State standards and Easterseals policy and procedures.Provide direct support to persons receiving services in the facility including but not limited to: transportation, feeding, use of bathroom transfers and other personal hygiene needs, assistance with ambulation, monitoring and/or administering medications and assisting with activities of daily living such as cooking, cleaning and social interactions.Ensure that services delivered include the eight dimensions of wellness (e.g. spiritual, emotional, intellectual, occupational, physical, social, environmental and financial)The DSP will also be responsible to maintain all medical appointments and recommendations for each consumer.

Easterseals NJ offers paid training, 403(b) Retirement Plan and generous Paid Time Off for all employees! To view all benefit information, visit