ABA Direct Support Associate - Linden's Pediatric and Adolescent

Job Locations US-NJ-Mount Laurel
Requisition ID
Direct Support Professional
Full Time


Direct Support Professional

Ready for a career where you can make a difference in the lives of children and teens with autism? Do you aspire to build your experience while helping others build life skills? As an Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) Clinical Associate at Bancroft’s Lindens Center for Autism, you’ll empower individuals living with autism, intellectual, and/or developmental disabilities to realize their best life.


Build Your Career and Enrich Lives

The Lindens Center is one of the most innovative behavioral therapy and residential programs of its kind in the nation. Here, we draw upon our leading expertise, best practices in Applied Behavior Analysis, a home-like setting, and a team approach to help children enjoy significant quality of life improvements.


How You Can Make a Real Impact: 

  • Apply ABA therapy methods and techniques to teach important life skills and help children and teens achieve their goals
  • Carry out ABA behavioral treatment plans and help prepare individuals to eventually transition to other residential environments 
  • Provide assistance with activities such as personal hygiene, social awareness, meal preparation, money management, and housekeeping
  • Transport and accompany individuals to appointments and community outings 
  • Collect observational data and complete all necessary paperwork
  • Communicate with residents, families, and guardians  


Hear From Real Employees About Life at Bancroft 

Meet Myles    -    Meet Jillian    -    Meet Alyssa 



We’re Hiring Compassionate Team Members Who: 

  • Have a Bachelor’s degree or are currently enrolled in a four-year degree program OR
  • Have completed a minimum of 60 credits in Psychology, Applied Behavior Analysis, Social Work, Human Services or a related field
  • Want to make a difference in the lives of autistic, intellectually, and developmentally challenged individuals


What You’ll Love About Bancroft: 

  • Meaningful Purpose: We truly make a difference in the lives of others, which inspires us to be better people, and gives us purpose. 
  • Lasting Bonds: We are a close-knit, committed team who feel like a second family
  • Personal Growth: Many of Bancroft’s ABA Associates have been promoted into new roles, and are accepted into top undergraduate and graduate programs
  • Learning Opportunities: Participate in clinical research and work with ABA leaders, while earning supervision hours toward BCBA or BCaBA requirements
  • Outstanding Benefits: We offer competitive salaries, tuition assistance up to $5,250 each year, tuition loan repayment assistance, discounted tuition at local colleges and universities, retirement savings programs, generous paid time off, medical and dental insurance, and more


What May Challenge You: 

  • Every hour of each day is different 
  • Redirecting aggressive behavior and providing intervention
  • Caring for the people we serve can be physically, mentally, and emotionally tough


The current minumum starting hourly pay rate for this position is: $19.69 + a program differential of $1.50 per hour. 


About Bancroft

At Bancroft, you’ll do more than just make an impact. We are a care team of 2,700 employees across 200+ facilities and homes in NJ, PA, and DE committed to making a lasting difference in the lives of the people we serve and their loved ones. Together, we work diligently and compassionately, to improve the lives of the people we serve.  Find your purpose and more at Bancroft


Real Life. Real Purpose.




EEO Statement

Bancroft stands strong against racism and hate of all kinds and supports actions leading to respect, equality, fairness and peace. We advocate for and embrace an inclusive and just world. One world. For everyone. We work with heart, respect and collaboration. We are communicators, listeners, problem solvers, partners and collaborators. Bring your authentic self to our team.  


Bancroft is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and supports diversity, equity and inclusion in its hiring and employment practices, so that every team member can feel a true sense of belonging, and maximize their unique potential.  To this end, all applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  




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