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Friendly Connections, Inc. Direct Support Professional in Monmouth County, New Jersey

Would You Like To Make The World A Better Place?Friendly Connections, Inc. is hiring Direct Care Professionals throughout all 21 counties of New Jersey. We are looking for happy, caring, and friendly individuals to join our team! Friendly Connections care for their employees as much as their clients.Our Direct Support Professionals provide community and support services for disabled and elderly persons, and dementia patients. This includes coaching services in Supported Employment, Pre-Vocational Training, Community inclusion services, Individual Supports, Career Planning, and Community-Based Supports.Our goal is to provide the best quality services to each individual and family we serve throughout New Jersey. Each client has their own unique needs that our employees help fulfill in the comfort of the patient’s home. Every member of our team is an essential part to both Friendly Connections; and our patients long term success and happiness.Available locations and schedules (Please Read):- Keansburg, Mon- Fri - 5:00 PM - 12:00 AM- Lincroft, Weekends or a weekday after school for 3 hours a week total; after 3:30 PM.Salary range: $18.00 per hourBenefits:- Dental insurance- Employee discount- Health insurance- Paid time off- Professional development assistance- Referral program- Vision insurance- Bonus opportunitiesJob Duties and Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited To:- Assist with daily living and activities and help individuals integrate into the community- Help promote independence, social skills, self-care, and development- Assist individuals in services outside of the participants home, including recreational activities- Provide basic training of tech and communication skills- Provide job coaching services if needed- Transport individuals to and from their homes, activities, appointments, etc.- Maintain confidentiality and privacy of all patient information compliant to HIPAA law and regulations- Other duties as assignedJob Requirements:- Must love working with and helping people- Must have at least 1 - 2 years of experience helping people with special abilities- Must be over 21 years of age or older- High School Diploma or equivalent- A valid driver's license and vehicle insurance in the state of NJ with your own reliable vehicle- Driving record with 4 points or less- Flexible schedule- Employee must comply with state regulations as necessary- Employee must cooperate with state regulations and NJ Department staff in any inspection or investigation- Pass state and federal background checks- First Aid and CPR certificationJob Specifications- The ability to exercise good judgment and use common sense- The ability to remain calm in crisis situations- The ability to interact with a wide range of people and situations- The ability to work with people with different needs that may also need more attention than others- The ability to undergo initial and ongoing training as necessaryPlease visit www.friendlyconnections.netFriendly Connections Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer. FC will ensure equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify or expression, age, pregnancy, marital or family status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, disability status, protected veteran statutory any other characteristic protected by law.Industry: Non-Profit Organization, Individual and Family Services, Health CareThis form is COPYRIGHT 2022 by Friendly Connections, Inc. Not to be copied, reproduced or otherwise modified.Job Type: Part-timePay: $18.00 per hourBenefits:Dental insuranceEmployee discountFlexible scheduleHealth insurancePaid time offProfessional development assistanceReferral programVision insuranceSchedule:Day shiftApplication Question(s):Must have own vehicle.Experience:Caregiving: 1 year (Required)License/Certification:Driver's License (Required)CPR Certification/First Aid (Required)Shift availability:Day Shift (Preferred)Ability to Relocate:Monmouth County, NJ: Relocate before starting work (Required)Willingness to travel:75% (Required)Work Location: In person