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Direct Support Professional (DSP)

ALLEGRO Adult Services

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ALLEGRO Adult Services is hiring Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) and Behavioral Assistants for our group homes and day program in Morris County. ALLEGRO serves individuals with developmental disabilities, primarily autism, utilizing positive behavior supports. Our direct support professionals make a difference in the lives of the individuals we serve.

We are looking for DSP’s to:

Provide supervision and guidance for during skills building activities

Develop and implement individual treatment plans

Assist with daily living activities, including preparing meals and assisting with personal hygiene

Develop a rapport with the people we serve, and cultivate a safe and supportive relationship

Record data and update case notes using electronic record keeping (will train staff to use THERAP)

Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) and Behavioral Assistants are also needed for our Morris County group homes. All shifts, PT and FT positions are available with varying hours. Our residents enjoy a variety of community activities. Our DSP’s work with our residents to promote community integration, socialization, and life skills.

Our day habilitation program in Morris Plains is expanding, and we need Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) and Behavioral Assistants. Hours are 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM. Program includes, but is not limited to cooking, music, art, crafts, collating, recycling, shopping, working in a thrift shop, Meals on Wheels delivery, and many other community activities. Previous experience with autism, ABA, and data collection preferred.

Hourly salary varies depending on previous experience. Training provided. Minimum HS diploma/GED. Good communication skills. Valid drivers’ license with good driving record. Excellent benefits. Equal Opportunity Employer.

ALLEGRO is a non-profit 501c3 corporation that provides services for children and adults on the autism spectrum. The Allegro School is an ABA program in Cedar Knolls that serves children ages 3-21. Allegro Adult Services operates 6 group homes in Morris County, and the Allegro ETC (Employment and Training Center), a Day-Habilitation program in Morris Plains. ALLEGRO also provides respite services in Northern NJ, and Outreach consulting to schools and families. Based on the premise that people keep learning throughout their lifespan, our intent is to continually work to maximize the potential of the individuals we serve. Our mission is to provide quality services and improve quality of life. The Allegro approach is person centered, behavioral, interdisciplinary, and positive.

Job Type: Full-time

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