Direct Support Professional

Keystone Community Living

South Plainfield, NJ 07080, USA Remote / WFH

Jun 21

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Keystone Community Living, Inc. has direct care openings available in our group homes located throughout central New Jersey.

We are looking for *committed, caring* individuals to provide support to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Responsibilities of this position include providing verbal and physical assistance necessary to help individuals achieve their goals in the areas of personal care, medication administration, community integration, and behavioral guidance. Part-time and Full-time opportunities are available!

For more than 35 years, Keystone Community Living, Inc has provided quality services. We care about people; those we support and those who work for us. We offer competitive pay and provide benefits to both full and part-time employees.

To be a Direct Support Professional, you need to be at least 18 years with a minimum of a High School Diploma or GED, possess a New Jersey driver’s license and be able to lift 50lbs. You must also pass a drug screen, TB test, physical, reference check, and federal, state and agency clearances.

*Come and Care with us!*

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $14.25 - $14.75 per hour

Schedule:
* 10 Hour Shift
* 8 Hour Shift
* Day shift
* Holidays
* Monday to Friday
* Night Shift
* On Call
* Overtime
* Weekends

Pay may depend on skills and/or qualifications

Experience:
* Direct Support: 1 year (Preferred)
* caregiving/direct patient care: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:
* High school or equivalent (Required)

License:
* driver's license (Required)

Work Location:
* One location
* Multiple locations

Hours per week:
* 10-19
* 20-29
* 30-39

This Job Is:
* Open to applicants under 18 years old, provided it is legally allowed for the job and location
* A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
* A good job for someone just entering the workforce or returning to the workforce with limited experience and education
* Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

Duties:
* Reading, writing, and carrying out directions
* Charting or taking notes for others to review
* Providing companionship and supportive listening
* Reporting changes in the health or status of the client
* Feeding clients
* Maintaining patient’s health equipment
* Responding to emergency situations
* Administering medication
* Transporting client to appointments
* Facilitating community and recreational outings, including transport
* Providing support with hobbies, studies, and social activities

Benefit Conditions:
* Waiting period may apply
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