Nov 06, 2023

Direct Support Professional - Make a Difference! Claremont - Somerset County, NJ

  • Legacy Treatment Services
  • Claremont - Somerset County, NJ
Full/Part-Time Administration Health Care Nonprofit - Social Services

Job Description


This position pays a $2.00 per hour shift differential for hours worked from 11pm Friday through 11pm Sunday for both FT and PT employees.


The Claremont Program is a group home for adolescents in a community setting.  We are looking for direct support professionals to make a positive difference with the Consumers in the program.  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
  • Show adolescents that they can change their lives on their own by giving them direction
  • Use positive reinforcement and other techniques to keep adolescents on the right track
  • Assist in teaching life skills, such as cooking, laundry 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


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
  • 403(b) employee participation and employer match
  • 9 Agency-paid holidays
  • Training opportunities provided throughout the year for both FT and PT employees
  • $2.00 per hour shift differential for hours worked from 11pm Friday through 11pm Sunday for both FT and PT employees
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Tuition Reimbursement after 1 year
  • Employee Assistance Program & more

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.

Our Mission
Our Mission is to change the behavioral health and social service outcomes for people of all ages from surviving to thriving.


Mental Health, Social Service



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