Oct 27, 2020

Direct Support Professional

  • Visitation Home, Inc.
  • Hamilton, NJ, USA
Part time Nonprofit

Job Description

Visitation Home is seeking a caring and compassionate individual who is interested in working with individuals that have developmental disabilities.  A successful candidate will have the desire and capacity to work with, learn from, and relate to people with developmental disabilities (our residents) on a personal level, as well as the ability to work well on a team and care for a home.  DSPs assist our residents at a one-on-one level, and duties include but are not limited to supervising residents with chores and general up-keep/cleanliness of their home, provide direct support as needed with activities of daily living, and maintaining a safe, secure, and healthy environment.  We welcome all who are willing to treat each of our residents as the individual that they are and provide appropriate support.  We ask all employees to be respectful and positive role models in our community and represent Visitation Home in a positive way.  

Overnight shifts, monitoring individuals for safety and assisting as needed with toileting and whenever they awake, are available.

Requirements:

At least 18 years of age

High School Diploma or equivalent (College Education preferred)

Preferred experience working with individuals with disabilities and/or caregiving experience

Ability to take responsibility for health and safety of other individual

Ability to communicate with and provide direct assistance to residents, including personal hygiene care

Must be self-motivated and have the ability to motivate others

Ability to collaborate with others and work with a team

Ability to maintain objectivity and confidentiality

Compensation: starts at $16/hour

Interested applicants, please email a resume and a cover letter to mary@visitationhome.org


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