Program Assistant 40 hrs (Tuesday 3:00pm - 11:00pm, Wednesday 3:00pm - 11:00pm, Thursday 1:00pm - 9:

Schedule: FT Direct Care Position in Pompton Lakes, NJ
Shift: 40 hrs - Tuesday 3:00pm - 11:00pm, Wednesday 3:00pm - 11:00pm, Thursday 1:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm and Saturday 3:00pm - 11:00pm
Flexibility required to meet the needs of the program. Schedule subject to change. On-call requirements. Must attend Staff Meetings.
Benefits: For full time positions, (30+ per week) we offer medical/vision, dental, life insurance (agency-paid), supplemental life insurance (employee-paid), flexible spending accounts, Accidental/Critical Illness Insurance, 403B (with company-matching), generous paid time off, employee discount programs (i.e. travel, movies, cellphone), etc. and a collaborative team environment.
Who Are We?: DPD is one of the largest Catholic Charities Agencies providing care for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the United States.
Become a Residential Counselor and join one of the largest Catholic Charities Agencies providing care for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the U.S. DPD is a dynamic organization that directly impacts the lives of hundreds of individuals and their families.
Whats the role of a Program Assistant?: Partners with the Program Director to provide quality services to the people living in the home, and uphold the agency philosophy in carrying out the day to day tasks. You will work with the Director and Associate Director in the supervision and training of residential counselors. You must also demonstrate excellence in all tasks of the residential counselor position; includes but is not limited to, preparing menus, grocery lists and food shopping, scheduling activities for the people living in the homes, ensuring the medications are adequately stocked, communicating effectively with the pharmacy, coordinating the completion of fire drills, assisting with administrative tasks, participating in training new staff and sharing on-call responsibilities with the Director and Associate Director. The monitoring of health issues and clothing needs of our residents, ensuring the home is meeting agency and governmental standards of operation. This job requires a significant amount of written documentation, computer literacy, and cooperating with the agency's administration and/or Division of Developmental Disabilities and Dept. of Human Services staff in any inspection or investigation.
Job Requirements: This career requires HS diploma or equivalent, a valid (non-provisional) drivers license; one year experience with ID/DD population and/or a degree in a related field, experience working in a group home setting and the ability to meet the physical requirements of CPR/First Aid and our emergency evacuation procedures.
All offers of employment are contingent on the successful completion/passing of our criminal background/references/DMV check, fingerprinting, pre-employment physical and drug test, etc.
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