DSP - Direct Support Professional
Their Place Inc.
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|Feb 07, 2024
|Salary: $19.00 - $20.00 per hr
|US - New Jersey - East Brunswick
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Provide services for people with special needs in our Day Hab Program in East
Brunswick NJ. DSPs pick them up, take them into the community for social events,
shopping, or other community activities. DSPs can also help mentor and coach
consumers with special needs. DSPs are the link to the community for those they
serve. For some, they may be the eyes of those unable to see, or the voice for
those who cannot speak. For others, they are a friend, cheerleader, and subtle
support on the path to one’s true potential.
Essential Job Functions:
Spend time with the participant as he/she engages in activities, such as Day
habilitation activities, shopping and other activities of daily living.
Help the participant to develop his/her goals and objectives, in accordance
with his or her particular individual plans.
Plan shopping trips, educational classes and recreational activities that are
in line with the participant's interests.
Help individuals to be as independent as possible with activities of daily
living and assist them, as necessary.
DSPs may also facilitate community involvement by accompanying
individuals on outings in the community or providing transportation to work
or other activities.
Help the individual to determine the career direction through analyzing
interest, situational assessments, etc.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Must be 18 years of age or older.
Valid driver’s license and vehicle insurance with no more than 5 points.
Need to be willing to provide transportation to individuals with disabilities in
your own personal vehicle.
Six months of experience in the human services field preferred.
Must have access to a cell phone or computer for work purposes.
* Disability Allies Offers EOE, Including Disability/Vets.*
Successful clearance of state and federal background checks and a drug
Paid time off
8 hour shift
Caregiving: 1 year (Preferred)
Day Shift Monday to Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm