As our agency continues to grow, we strive to recruit the best candidates in the human services field. Below you will find descriptions of the types positions that we recruit for on a regular basis. We encourage you to visit the Job Openings page for a listing of available positions in your area as these are just descriptions.
(All positions require NJ Driver’s License and at least a HS Diploma/GED – (Transcripts are accepted.)Description of Positions:
Group Home Support Manager – Promotes community support for individuals with developmental disabilities, supervises the direct care staff assigned to his/her specific program. Managers oversee the day-to-day operations including fiscal matters, ensures that all program participants are cared for in a respectful and appropriate manner. On-call 24 hours a day. Bachelor’s degree or HS Diploma with one year supervisory experience in the human services field required.
Assistant Support Managers – Works mostly in conjunction with the Group Home Manager. Ensures consistent service delivery to the clients assigned to his/her program. Assists in managing the direct care staff, monitoring their training needs, as well as overseeing the residential budget. On-call 24 hours a day. Bachelor’s degree or HS Diploma with one year experience in the human services field required.
Community Support Staff/Direct Care/Companions/CNA/Home Health Aides – assists individuals with developmental disabilities with daily chores, medical appointments & recreational activities. Maintain a home-like environment within the group home ensuring the personalized attention required by each individual under their care.
Community Support Staff – Floater – Works a flexible schedule providing assistance to various programs on different shifts as directed by management with a guaranteed amount of hours per week. Assists individuals with developmental disabilities with daily chores, medical appointments & recreational activities. Maintain a home-like environment within the group home ensuring the personalized attention required by each individual under their care.
Community Integration Specialists/Job Coach – Facilitates community integration for individuals with developmental disabilities. Assists assigned clients with job skills, job placement and community awareness skills. Provides transportation to and from work location. Collaborates with residential program to ensure consistent care of individuals being served. Ability to exercise good judgment, use common sense and remain calm in crisis situations a must.
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) – Provide direct nursing care to individuals with disabilities within a specific residential program. Administers medication and implements medically prescribed diets and exercise programs. Assists in training of direct care staff in health maintenance and medical treatments. Candidate must be a graduate of an accredited Nursing School, Licensed in the State of NJ with two years experience in the field of Community Health and/or Home Health Care.
Real Life Choices – This program is designed for direct care staff to work one-on-one with a developmentally disabled individual. The client can choose the individualized services and activities that meet his/her specific needs and desires. Exploring community activities and social events including movies, shopping, dining out and more. Flexible hours available.
Community Integration Staff – Transition Counselors – Provides and coordinates supported employment and transition services for individuals with disabilities in local school districts throughout NJ. and Pennsylvania. Ensures that the individuals we serve are provided with the physical, intellectual, emotional, social and vocational skills required for them to function as independently as possible within the supported employment setting. Bachelors Degree preferred with at least three years of related experience.
The following is a broad overview of Allies Employment Benefits, as well our opportunities for Professional Training and Career Development:Benefits for Full Time Employees:
- Medical insurance plan which includes a prescription drug program and a vision plan discount
- Dental Plan
- 401K Plan
- 20 Days Paid Time Off
- 10 Paid Holidays
- Group Term Life, Accidental Death and Long Term Disability insurance coverage
- Supplemental insurance (Accidental, Life, Disability, Cancer, etc.)
Allies, Inc. is committed to providing its employees with the knowledge and skills required to be successful in their careers. Employees receive orientation and ongoing training to further their growth and development. Trainings offered include:
- CPR and First Aid
- Crisis Management Training (CMT)
- Overview of Developmental Disabilities
- Preventing Abuse and Neglect
- New Hire Orientation
- Managerial Training
- Insulin/Diabetes Training
Allies is an active participant in the pilot program that provides Certification for Direct Support Professionals. This initiative is funded by the NJ Council on Developmental Disabilities and provided through the Elizabeth M. Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities. It provides an in-depth course study for the caring and committed individuals who work “hands-on” with people with disabilities in residential, employment, day program and other support service settings. They provide the day to day care that helps create a better quality of life in the community for the people we care about.
It is important to support the growth and stability of a professional direct support workforce so that the people with disabilities we serve have the assistance they need from caregivers who are known to them and understand their needs. Creating a strong, stable direct support workforce means offering DSPs the opportunity for growth, promotion, training, advancement, peer mentors, education and support.
To apply on-line visit the the following link:
Questions can be submitted to HR@alliesnj.org.