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Direct Support Professional Residential

The Individualized Residential Alternative (IRA) Program operates 3 residential homes that caters to adults who are diagnosed with moderate to severe developmental disabilities. The hallmark of the IRA program is our People-Centered Approach, where the individual is the primary decision maker regarding their life and treatment. Our residents go on outings, play sports, conduct household chores, work and have fun!

New Jersey
Job Type
Full Time
Minimum Qualification
High School
Experience Length
2 Years


  • Ensure appropriate supervision, health and safety of people supported in the residence
  • Ensure person supported plan of care is implemented.
  • Ensure that person supported medication is administered as prescribed.
  • Implement Plan of Protective oversight to people that can become physically aggressive.
  • Assist in daily living skills (e.g. personal hygiene, food preparation, housekeeping, laundry, shopping)
  • Maintain residence in compliance with the OPWDD and COA standards.
  • Facilitate individual’s learning and skill training in fire safety.
  • Complete daily progress notes and other individual logs.
  • Maintain updated certifications in CPR/first aid, SCIP, and AMAP.
  • Provide atmosphere conducive to positive behavior.
  • Observe, report regressive and unusual behavior and work cooperatively with clinical staff.
  • Planning and preparing balanced meals.
  • Cleaning and maintaining of the residential unit.
  • Assist people supported with the purchase of groceries, clothing, hygiene supplies and other items needed.
  • Transport and escort people supported on recreational activities, medical appointment, home visits, etc.
  • Remain on shift until your relief has arrived.
  • Complete job related tasks as needed.

Shift Various Between

10 PM to 8 AM

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $16.00 per hour


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • On call
  • Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:
Vaccination Required

Application Question(s):

  • Working in the residential home, you are required to work 1 weekend day. Are you able to work 1 weekend day?
  • Have you worked for the company before?


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Residential IRA: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Direct support Professional: 2 years (Preferred)
  • OPWDD: 2 years (Preferred)


  • AMAP (Preferred)
  • Covid-19 Vaccination (Required)

Work Location: One location