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Direct Support Professional ( DSP )

Hudson Milestones Jersey City, NJ

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $14 to $16 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: medical, vision, dental,
Job Description

Are you an entry level Direct Support Professional (DSP) looking to grow within a great agency? Hudson Milestones offers an opportunity for you to be apart of a caring and compassionate organization. Our priority is to assist clients to succeed and to do that we need self-starting and reliable direct care employees!

The Direct Support Professional (DSP) of Residential Services works with adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities providing assistance and instruction to strengthen life skills. This position requires a compassionate direct care professional as you will be assisting adults with day to day living. Client care, housekeeping, medication administration, and documentation are major responsibilities of the DSP.

Basic responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Direct Care assisting clients with activities of daily living such as bathing, assistance with bathroom use, tooth brushing
  • Position requires documentation which should be clear and concise.
  • Housekeeping and Sanitization
  • Providing Companionship
  • Van driving for errands or social events
  • Medication Administration
  • Client safety and support
  • Incident documentation and follow up
  • Assisting with Meal Preparations and Food Shopping
  • Attending Medical Appts and advocating on behalf of the client.
  • Safety and Upkeep of Residential Group Home Properties Reporting Concerns to Supervisors

***Hudson Milestones is currently offering a $1000 Sign-on bonus for DSPs** Inquire for details, rules apply.***

*CPR Certification a plus; Experience and Flexibility a must as hours vary for the needs of the Program, FT $16.25/PT $14.75 hrly, evening and overnight positions available, flexibility a plus! Benefits packages after 60 days.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Highschool Diploma/Equiv.
  • Valid New Jersey Driver’s License.
  • Twenty-one years of age or older.
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft word and excel.
  • Minimum of three-year experience with individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities including one-year residential experience.
  • Supervisory experience in a residential program preferred.
  • Professional disposition.
  • A negative i3Screen (drug test) result mandated by Grant

Covid-19 mandates and guidelines must be followed; masks to be worn at all locations and occupancy must be monitored. All employees are currently mandated to comply with any Covid-19 regulations such as wearing a mask, social distancing, and adhering to risk assessments for the safety and health of all clients and agency staff.

Company Description
Hudson Milestones seeks to build and maintain a Hudson County based organization dedicated to the care, support and advancement of people with intellectual/developmental disabilities and their families towards achieving, to the maximum extent possible, the individual's life goals and establishing self-sufficiency in the community.

Hudson Milestones

Why Work Here?
Compassionate organization to grow with.

Hudson Milestones seeks to build and maintain a Hudson County based organization dedicated to the care, support and advancement of people with intellectual/developmental disabilities and their families towards achieving, to the maximum extent possible, the individual's life goals and establishing self-sufficiency in the community.

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365-381 Clendenny Ave Jersey City NJ 07304

Jersey City, NJ
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