New Job Opportunity at ACI: Prevocational Instructor/Direct Support Professional

Part time with potential for full time

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DDD SUPPORTS PROGRAM - DIRECT SUPPORT PERSON

The Alliance Center for Independence (ACI) is a Center for Independent Living and a DDD Approved Fee-For-Service agency in Edison, NJ. ACI provides Support Services in Middlesex, Union and Somerset counties.

We are currently seeking a Direct Support person for consumers in Middlesex County who is enthusiastic about assisting people with Developmental Disabilities/Intellectual Disabilities in being independent and reaching their goals. The hours will be part time initially, with the potential to work full time.

Responsibilities of the job include: working one on one, developing and implementing lesson plans, writing reports and communicating with Support Coordinators, ACI staff and Family/Caregivers.

ACI supports the philosophy of independent living for all persons with disabilities.

Approved Support Services:

  • Career Planning
  • Community Based Supports
  • Community Inclusion
  • Pre-Vocational Training
  • Supported Employment

Required Certifications/Qualifications:

  • Enthusiastic, Flexible, Hard Working with a Good Sense of Humor
  • Excellent documentation, organization and writing skills
  • Independent minded who is also comfortable working with a team
  • College preferred but will consider someone with appropriate experience
  • Candidates will be subject to a background/fingerprint check
  • Minimum of 21 years of age
  • Able to complete DDD Mandated Staff training & Professional Development within 90 days of hire
  • Able to complete CPR and First Aide Certifications

If you’re interested in joining the ACI family, please email your resume to Carole
Tonks, Executive Director at ctonks@adacil.org. No phone calls please.

Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Posted on December 5, 2017 .