Bancroft NeuroHealth

  • Day Support Associate

    Job Locations US-NJ-Voorhees
    Requisition ID
    2018-4369
    Category
    Direct Support Professional
    Status
    PT Over 20
  • Overview

    Bancroft is a leading service-provider for children and adults with autism, other intellectual or developmental disabilities or those in need of neurological rehabilitation.

    We provide a full continuum of highly effective services — for people of all ages and every level of abilities — based on best practices and scientifically proven techniques. Our services include special education, vocational training, supported employment, structured day programs, group home and apartment programs both on-campus and in the community, short-term behavioral stabilization services for children, and in-home and outpatient rehabilitation services.

    As a nonprofit organization, we are solely committed to supporting people with special needs and their families, to help make it One World. For Everyone. Bancroft is currently seeking a Day Support Associate to work in Voorhees, NJ.  

     

     

    Responsibilities

    Position Summary:

    Provides supervision, guidance, instruction, skill building, and/or rehabilitation to assigned persons served within a specific Program site regarding daily living activities, safety, vocational activities, and interaction with others.

     

    Essential Responsibilities:

    • Maintains all levels of supervision for assigned persons served at specific Program site as outlined in the IPP (Individual Program Plan), Annex A and/or program descriptions.  Follows established Bancroft policies and procedures.
    • Follows daily goals with each individual; instructs, prompts, and/or assists each person in the achievement of goals while actively encouraging the independence of each person within his/her ability limit while following standard interaction protocol or individual behavior plan.
    • Supervises, instructs, and provides guidance to assigned persons served with daily living and work activities, as applicable and dependent upon specific Program; e.g., purchase and inventory of food and personal supplies, cooking, housekeeping, money management, social awareness, interpersonal relationships, work skills, personal hygiene, recreational and vocational activities, etc.
    • Dependent upon specific Program requirements, follows medical guidelines to administer medication as scheduled or as needed to persons served in strict accordance with each IPP.  Maintains adequate medications inventory levels to ensure immediate availability of medications.
    • Dependent upon specific Program requirements, may ensure the routine maintenance and cleanliness of specific Program site, as well as the transportation vehicles assigned.
    • Coordinates transportation needs, as applicable, of assigned persons served in accordance with IPP and dependent upon specific Program needs.  Safely transports and accompanies persons served, if needed, to physicians’, dentists’, and other healthcare consultants’ offices for routine or emergency medical appointments;recreational outings and other community activities, while dressing accordingly for active participation; and/or vocational job site. 

     

    Qualifications

    Education & Experience:

    High School diploma or GED, valid Driver’s License, six months related work experience, or, a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, or a related field or currently enrolled in a related college program are required. Prior experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities preferred.

    EEO Statement

    Bancroft is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified 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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