• Direct Support Professional

    Bellwether Behavioral HealthSwedesboro, NJ

    Job #450219348

  • JOIN OUR BELLWETHER BEHAVIORAL HEALTH TEAM

    The Leading Edge Of Possibility For Individuals With Exceptional Needs

    *IMMEDIATE DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS AVAILABLE*

    7:00AM TO 7:20PM
    OTHER SHIFTS ALSO AVAILABLE
    CONSISTENT WORK SCHEDULE & DAYS OFF
    ALL POSITIONS ARE FULL TIME & REQUIRE ONE WEEKEND SHIFT PER WEEK
    POSITIONS ARE IN CAMDEN, GLOUCESTER, & SALEM COUNTIES (TOWNS OF CLARKSBORO, GIBBSTOWN, MULLICA HILL, PAULSBORO, SWEDESBORO, WOODSTOWN & MORE)

    HOW TO APPLY:
     Respond to this ad
    Call (908) 242-6194
    Visit our office at 510 Heron Drive, Suite 114, Swedesboro, NJ Monday thru Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm

    Our team of Direct Support Professionals enjoy the rewards of making a difference every day, a supportive work environment, competitive salary & benefits package and opportunities for advancement.

    The Direct Support Professionals on our team are responsible for performing tasks that are essential to helping adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities and significant behavioral challenges lead safe and satisfying lives. These are interactive positions that require team members to have constant contact with our residents.

    Key responsibilities include:

    • Interacting with residents in a manner that promotes respect and learning, supports resident goals, is consistent with resident IHPs and behavior plans and follows the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
    • Responding to unexpected behaviors 
    • Communicating with team members through daily verbal and written reports on the progress and activities of residents. 
    • Monitoring and administering medication as well as providing education. 
    • Prompting or assist residents with personal care activities. Some of our residents are unable to perform these activities for themselves and require significant assistance with bathing, toileting and other personal care activities.
    • Performing crisis intervention and, at times when there is an imminent safety threat, utilize authorized physical and/or mechanical restraint techniques. 
    • Escorting residents to medical appointments and recreational outings

    For this position, qualified applicants will:

    • Be motivated to work as part of a team that acts in the best interest of our residents at all times
    • Want to work with individuals with developmental disabilities and behavioral challenges; behavior health experience preferred
    • Have a valid, unrestricted driver’s license without any major violations within the past three years
    • Have a high school diploma or GED; Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred
    • Be available to work full time
    • If offered a position, successfully complete Bellwether's pre-employment process which includes an initial motor vehicle records check, positive reference checks, employment verifications, state and federal criminal background checks and physical including drug screen, lift test and TB test.
    • If hired, be available to participate in our mandatory preservice training Monday thru Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm the first two weeks of employment. 

    Benefits:
    Bellwether Behavioral Health offers competitive salaries, generous paid time off, medical and dental coverage disability and life insurance, 401K retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, performance-based bonuses and an employee referral program.

    About Bellwether Behavioral Health:

    Bellwether Behavioral Health provides educational, residential and behavioral programming to children, adolescents and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and challenging behaviors from across the United States.

    We value every employee and know our success is due to our dedicated staff.  Join our team of professionals today where you can:

    Work in a positive and supportive organization that believes that quality services begin with supporting staff
    Have a meaningful impact on the lives of the individuals who will challenge your mind and touch your heart
    Gain access to exciting career paths and professional development opportunities

    The Leading Edge Of Possibility For Individuals With Exceptional Needs

     

     

     



    Company Description:

    Bellwether Behavioral Health provides educational, residential and behavioral programming to children, adolescents and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and challenging behaviors from across the United States.

    We value every employee and know our success is due to our dedicated staff.  Join our team of professionals today where you can:

    Work in a positive and supportive organization that believes that quality services begin with supporting staff
    Have a meaningful impact on the lives of the individuals who will challenge your mind and touch your heart
    Gain access to exciting career paths and professional development opportunities

    The Leading Edge Of Possibility For Individuals With Exceptional Needs

    Bellwether Behavioral Health Is An Equal Opportunity Employer

    Learn More About Us At www.bellbh.com.

     

     

     

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