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*NEW*HIGHER PAY RATE* P/T Case Manager - PH (South Bound Brook)

Responsibilities:

For nearly 40 years, Alternatives, Inc. has been dedicated to providing the best in support services to adults with Developmental/Intellectual Disabilities and Mental Illnesses. Services include Residential, Behavior Support, Employment, Support Coordination and Recreation. We have seen great growth in the past few years, which has stretched our coverage area to include Warren, Hunterdon, Morris, Union, Middlesex, Monmouth & Ocean counties. This expansion would not be possible without our dedicated staff members working on the front lines - the Direct Support Professionals.

Direct Support Professionals make it their mission to ensure the comfort and safety of each client. They spend day-in and day-out focused on helping their clients succeed. They see them at their best and at their worst. Their relationship is one of mutual respect and admiration. Direct Support Professionals become clients' second family or, in some cases, only family.

Role of a Direct Support Professional:

  • Assist in activities of daily living skills
  • Administer or assist with prescribed medication
  • Provide transportation
  • Assists in the implementation of individual plans for individuals and behavioral plan goals
  • Assists individuals in the pursuit of recreational, social and community activities based on their preferences and individual plans
  • Support people to achieve personal outcomes that characterize a high quality of life

Desired Qualities of a Direct Support Professional:

  • Positive Communication Skills
  • Compassion
  • Reliability & Dedication
  • Desire to make a difference
  • Ethical and moral values
  • Professionalism

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Ability to pass criminal/registry background checks/drug screen
  • Clear tuberculosis screening
  • A valid driver's license, no more than 5 points or DUI in last 3 years
  • Ability to pass and maintain required trainings such as CPR/First Aid, Medication Administration and Positive Behavioral Support Training
  • Experience working with individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (preferred but not required)

So why should you apply...?Here are just SOME of the incentives for being part of our team!

  • Paid training
  • Sign On bonus
  • Staff Appreciation events
  • Health and Wellness fairs
  • Lunch & Learns
  • Employee Recognition Awards
  • Student Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Employee Referral Bonuses
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • For a full list of benefits, click here

We invite you to apply and become part of the Alternatives team and make a difference!

Change Lives, Build Futures!

Case Manager

Part-Time

Transitional Housing (TH) program

shifts available :20 hours/ a week

Paid Training Mileage Reimbursement Sign-On Bonus

NEW HIGHER PAY RATE

$13. 00/hr

$13. 50/hr

BA & Experience REQUIRED

Computer skills a must !

Must possess valid NJ/NY/PA driver's license

In order to be eligible for employment, applicant must not have more than 5 points on their driving record and no DUIs within the last 3 years.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist in screening and selection of referrals
  • Provide direct care support to clients in area of, but not limited to, medical, daily living skills, money management, personal growth and development, vocational training, socialization, community integration, self preservation, community awareness and safety
  • Make appropriate referrals to medical or mental health needs of clients
  • Monitor clients' progress to ensure placement in the most appropriate and least restrictive setting
  • Assist clients in transportation for medical, dental, work and/or day program, and therapy appointments
  • Ensure security and confidentiality of all assigned Alternatives' records
  • Investigate and remain informed of community resources and activities of IRS
  • Adhere to person-centered philosophy, agency policy, and procedures and confidentiality
  • Assist clients with maintenance and upkeep of apartments
  • Maintain contact with outside agencies providing services to clients
  • Work to provide socialization opportunities for clients
  • Strong interpersonal skills required

Alternatives, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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