Nov 06, 2023

Direct Support Professional New Lisbon/Pemberton, New Jersey

  • Legacy Treatment Services
  • New Lisbon, New Jersey
Full/Part-Time Facilities Health Care Nonprofit - Social Services Other Professional Services Skilled Labor Operations

Job Description

Contact:    Cachet Cook, Program Director, at [email protected] 

Legacy Treatment Services
Lester Place
Direct Support Professional
New Lisbon, New Jersey
Cachet Cook, Program Director, at [email protected]
The Lester Place Program is a trio of group home in a peaceful setting for adolescents with
intellectual and developmental disabilities. We are looking for direct support professionals to
make a positive difference with the Consumers in the program. The goal of each Consumer is
to learn independence, which is driven by their Behavior Support Plan. You will work within a
diverse population within the special needs community and family. If you are looking for an
opportunity to make a difference and change lives for the better, then this job could be for you!
On a daily basis, you can expect to:
 Relate with adolescents, understand what they are going through in their lives and
build rapport
 Attend and accompany academic events, shopping, community integration,
socialization skills, family reunification, and medical visits
 Show adolescents that they can change their lives on their own by giving them
 Use positive reinforcement and other techniques to keep adolescents on the right
 Assist in teaching life skills, such as cooking, laundry, chores and cleaning
 Get moving and go outside to play basketball, tennis, hiking, bean bag toss and
other activities
 Lead by example and have a positive mindset
 Assist youth with bathing, feeding, grooming and other daily living skills
 Assist with medication administration

Full time and part time positions are available.

Full time benefits include:
 3.2 weeks of PTO in first year
 Medical, vision, dental & life insurance benefits
 9 Agency-paid holidays
 Training opportunities provided throughout the year for both FT and PT
 $2.00 per hour shift differential for hours worked from 11pm Friday through 11pm
Sunday for both FT and PT employees

What do you need?
This position requires either a High School Diploma or equivalent, or a Bachelor's Degree.
Experience working with adolescents is preferred but not required. You must have a valid
driver’s license in good standing.

Legacy will train you on CPR, First Aid, Nurtured Heart, Safe Crisis Management and Ukeru.

Legacy Treatment Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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