Bancroft NeuroHealth

  • Direct Support Professional

    Job Locations US-NJ-Brick
    Requisition ID
    2018-4642
    Category
    Direct Support Professional
    Status
    Full Time
  • 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 are looking for Direct Support Professionals that are passionate about providing quality care in a positive and empathetic manner. Our Direct Support Professionals must have a strong desire to work with autistic, intellectually and/or developmentally disabled individuals.

     

    Responsibilities

    Our Direct Support Professionals carry out behavioral treatment plans and are responsible for collecting direct observational data.

    Direct Support Professionals provide assistance with daily living activities that may include, but are not limited to, personal hygiene, social awareness, meal preparation, money management, and housekeeping.

    The Direct Support Professionals provides personal care and supervision, actively participating in the life growth of each individual. They will teach them daily living and functional skills to help individuals achieve personal goals and transition to less restrictive residential settings.

    Direct Support Professionals will also be responsible for accompanying individuals to healthcare appointments and community outings and providing safe transportation.

    Direct Support Professionals will be responsible for resolving problem behavior situations and providing intervention while adhering to Bancroft’s quality standards for safety and approved crisis techniques.

    The Direct Support Professionals will complete paperwork and provide regular documentation as required. They will maintain effective communication with residents and their parents, guardians and other family members.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Requirements:

    Must be 18 years of age

    High School Diploma or GED

    Valid Driver’s License in the candidates’ legal name and current address. One year minimum

    driving experience. License should be in good standing and free of restrictions.

    Minimum of six months related work experience OR Bachelor’s degree or current enrollment in a degree program in Psychology, Social Work, or related field

    Desired skills:

    Aspiration to work with autistic, intellectually and developmentally challenged individuals

    Prior experience working with individuals with autism, intellectual or developmental disabilities preferred

    Effective verbal and written communication skills

    We offer a competitive salary along with a full benefits package and paid time off. Bancroft also offers tuition reimbursement and the opportunity for professional development and advancement.

    We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or sex.

     

     

    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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