Direct Support Professional - Specialized

Trenton, New Jersey

Posted in Not for Profit and Charities

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Are you looking for an opportunity to advance your career while working with an extraordinary team? At Merakey, we put our heart and soul into everything we do. We are seeking a Full Time Direct Support Professional (DSP) to join our team in our Columbus, NJ location.

If you are a Caregiver, Direct Care Worker, Home Health aide and have a strong desire to create long-term impacts on individuals lives by encouraging, mentoring and coaching others to achieve their goals - this is the opportunity for you as we are hiring immediately!

Earn a minimum of $21.25 / hour with the selection of Enhanced Pay Option and potential Weekend Shift Differentials.

The DSP - Specialized carries an enhanced rate due to the additional training and credentials required to maintain employment in this role.

We offer PAID training!


Merakey offers Medical, Dental, Vision insurance plans, competitive compensation plans, work/life balance, flexible schedules, cell phone discount plan, employee referral bonuses, tuition reimbursement and much more!

To fill out an on-line application:

Requisition number: 77205


Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health and education non-profit provider with a fifty-year history. We offer a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country. Our belief that every individual has the right to achieve growth, dignity, and fulfillment guides all of our decisions. At Merakey, we care about each other and are committed to providing the very best care to those we serve. Merakey strictly follows a zero-tolerance policy for abuse.

Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer! We deeply value diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ethnic background, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information or disability status. Moreover, we are committed to creating teams that reflect the diversity of the communities we serve and encourage applicants from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.

The Ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

• Must be 21 years of age

• Must have a verifiable High School diploma/G.E.D.

• A valid drivers license is required

• 1 year experience working with people with developmental disabilities

• Dual Diagnosis experience is preferred

• NADD DSP Certification training within first year of employment

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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