Careers & Benefits

Behavioral Support Direct Support Professional

Company: Benchmark Human Services
Location: Pittsgrove, NJ
Category: Group Homes
Wage: $16.00
Sign-On Bonus: n/a

Description:

Description:

Benchmark is a national leader in providing programs to individuals with disabilities and mental illness. We are seeking qualified and caring people to work as a Direct Support Professional to serve individuals with behavioral needs in a small home setting. Successful applicants will attend paid training to obtain required certifications.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Participate in the development and positive implementation of individual’s plans.
  •  Implement Behavior Support Plans, Replacement Behavior Trials and reinforcement plans consistently, continuously and as written across all environments.
  •  Provide positive behavioral supports according to individual BSPs and provide positive reinforcement when individuals engage in socially appropriate behavior.
  • Respond to emergency situations as trained.
  • Continuously ensure a positive, engaged and therapeutic environment.
  • Implement behavioral techniques  when safety is compromised (ex: physical aggression, dangerous self-injurious behavior and dangerous property destruction) per training and only as needed.
  • Implement Meaningful Day Schedules and provide continuous active treatment through the ISP, BSP, daily schedules, day programs/work and reinforcement schedules.

Benefits:

  • Competitive wages
  • Health and dental insurance
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off and Sick Time Pay
  • Various shifts
  • Advancement opportunities

Required Qualifications:

  • Reliable transportation
  • Valid auto insurance and driver’s license
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Experience working ADL care; toileting, bathing, etc. preferred
  • Previous experience working with clients with high behaviors preferred
  • Covid-19 Vaccine (including booster when eligible) per NJ Executive Order 283

Benchmark Human Services is an EOE/AAP Employer. Veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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