Direct Support Professional / Caregiver - Evenings & Weekend
Company: New Horizons in Autism Inc
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Are you tired of making minimum wage?
Do you enjoy making a difference in the lives of others?
JOIN THE NHIA TEAM TODAY!
New Horizons in Autism, Inc (NHIA) is a non-profit organization
dedicated to providing diverse opportunities to enhance the quality
of life for adults with autism since 1980 throughout Bergen,
Monmouth, and Ocean Counties.
Due to COVID-19, we continue our efforts to keep our employees, the
individuals we serve, and our applicants safe. We are currently
conducting virtual and phone interviews and virtual paid
Direct Support Professional :
Provide direct care and supervision for individuals with autism in
a group home setting and assist in the day-to-day operations of the
group home. This is a hands-on role requiring the individual in
this position to assist residents with a wide variety of tasks,
including but not limited to personal care, medication management,
life skills, and providing daily structure and support, to name a
What we offer to our full-time employees:
Raise after 90 days
Possible Overtime (not guaranteed)
Room for advancement (we like to promote from within our
NHIA is a Non-Profit Organization, which might qualify an employee
for the Public Service Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Additionally, for full-time employees, we offer;
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Basic Life/AD&D/LTD (paid for by NHIA)
Additional voluntary insurance available through Allstate
Generous Paid Time Off (6 days of sick & 18 days of personal time
What we are looking for :
The individuals we serve rely on you! We are looking for caring,
compassionate, dedicated, and reliable individuals who are willing
to learn and grow with us and provide the highest level of care and
support for our residents and participants. You must have and use
sound judgment and tact and effectively communicate with
individuals with autism.
High School Diploma/GED (must provide diploma or transcripts)
Must be at least 20 years old
A valid NJ driver's license
You must pass all background checks, including Central Registry,
DMV, Fingerprints, Drug Screen, Physical, PPD.
Ability to interact appropriately and effectively with persons with
autism, solve problems systematically, communicate (written and
verbal), and professionally.
Must be fully COVID-19 Vaccinated and Boostered by April 23,
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