Direct care worker

at The Arc Of Essex County

Job Detail




1-2 years minimum experience

Schedule Type

Part Time - Full Time


123 Naylon Ave, Livingston, NJ 07039, USA




03/13/2019, 09:55 PM


address is a non-profit organization that provides services and programs for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. The Arc provides supports, direct care, supervision, and skill training for individuals living in a group residential program. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: 1) Maintain a safe, healthy, pleasant, homelike or day program environment for each individual. 2) Provides training, supports, transportation, and assistance for each individual to enable her/him to complete daily routines in a safe, healthy, productive and dignified manner. This usually includes toileting, bathing, dressing, laundry, recreation, community outings, etc. 3) Encourages independence by providing both the opportunity and the appropriate levels of skill training. 4) Assists in the planning of the Individual Habilitation Plan (IHP). 5) Administers medication, assists with medical appointments. 6) Maintains the overall operation of the home, program, or vehicle(s) 7) Ensures accurate documentation of all messages, observations, significant events etc. Qualifications: 1) A high school diploma or GED is required. Experience in a related field is preferred. 2) Must be proficient at written and verbal communication. 3) Valid address Driver’s License required with minimum of 1 year driving history in address and no infractions/suspensions within 1 year. 4) Ability to navigate and input data in a computer is required. Job Types: Full-time, Part-time