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Are you looking to make a true difference and inspire positive change in the lives of others? If your answer is yes, consider joining The Arc of Monmouth team!

See below for open positions. For questions, please contact Human Resources by calling 732-493-1919 or by emailing HR@arcofmonmouth.org

The Arc of Monmouth is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

 

 

Occupational Therapist

Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Occupational Therapy from a program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education.
  • Work experience with people with mental illness and developmental disabilities. 
  • Must be competent in utilizing various computer applications and have experience with electronic health records. 
  • Strong organizational skills. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word. 
  • Valid NJ Driver’s license with a driving record acceptable to The Arc of Monmouth and its insurer.

Description of Duties:

  1. Designs and administers treatment programs to increase patient's level of functioning. Uses therapeutic exercises and activities to improve or maintain strength, range of motion, and fine-motor coordination.
  2. Instructs patients in adapted techniques and the use of adaptive equipment for meal preparation, dressing, feeding and other self-care skills. Participates in home assessments.
  3. Designs and provides individualized therapy for intellectually disabled patients.
  4. Provides prevention therapy to maintain functional skills, instructs patients in energy conservation, joint protection, safety techniques for sensory loss, and transferring and visual field deficits.
  5. Instruct families and staff in proper transfer techniques to avoid back strain.
  6. Provide activities to assess patients’ organizational skills, attention spans, cognitive abilities, coordination, and adaptive equipment needs.
  7. Participate in team/ISP meetings.
  8. Use activities to improve judgement skills, reality organization and organizational skill.
  9. Attend meetings and training sessions as required.
  10. Perform other duties as assigned.

Hours: 40 hours per week per letter of employment

Supervisor: Director of Health Services

 

IF INTERESTED, PLEASE SEND COMPLETED ADDENDUM AND UPDATED RESUME TO CAROLINE FODALE IN HR BY September 23, 2021.

The Arc of Monmouth is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

 

 

Part-Time Van Driver
 

Qualifications: 

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Must demonstrate appropriate and clear communication of the English language, both written and verbal, with supervisors, subordinate staff, peers, Individuals served, families, caregivers, and all others involved in the operations of program management
  • Demonstrate appropriate communication and professional conduct
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Ability and/or interest in working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and previous experience in I/DD setting preferred
  • Minimum 2 years driving experience
  • Valid NJ driver's license with no more than 5 points
  • Must successfully complete all required Division of Developmental Disabilities pre-service training, and maintain current Red Cross First Aid and Adult CPR Certifications

Description of Duties:

  1. Operate Agency vehicles in accordance with all applicable state, local and federal regulations, and Agency policy and procedures.
  2. Complete a pre-trip and post-trip inspection of each vehicle assigned daily. Forms must be completed and turned in weekly.
  3. Maintain the vehicle in a clean and safe condition inside and out. Immediately report any vehicle mechanical or other problem to the Supervisor
  4. Vehicle fluids including oil, water, brake, and transmission fluid must be maintained at appropriate levels to ensure proper vehicle operation.
  5. Routes assigned to the Driver must be completed with or without an Aide, as directed by the Supervisor.
  6. Driver must be able to load and unload Individuals served in wheelchairs or using walkers. Lift and/or support individuals served, as needed. 
  7. Check daily to assure vehicle registration and insurance cards are on assigned vehicles at all times.
  8. Adhere to agency and transportation procedures
  9. Participate and complete all assigned Agency required training and effectively implement knowledge.
  10. Report any unusual occurrence or incident regarding the served Individuals immediately on Agency approved form and submit to the Supervisor
  11. Cooperate with any investigations internal or by a duly authorized external agency regarding delivery of services to individuals served.
  12. Report any accident or staff injury immediately to the Supervisor. An incident report must be completed in line with Agency policy.
  13. Report any motor vehicle incident that results in a ticket, summons and/or citation as a result of driving an Agency or personal vehicle in pursuit of Agency business to the Supervisor
  14. Maintain emergency sheets and any other documentation regarding the Individuals served, as necessary.
  15. Provide assistance to Individuals served during community trips.
  16. Advocate for served individual's needs, and ensure effective flow of communication to the appropriate administrative staff. Report any perceived signs of abuse or neglect.
  17. Intervene and apply the appropriate verbal commands or physical intervention techniques during a crisis in accordance with the individual's service plan, and Agency policy and procedures.
  18. Comply with all state and Federal laws, as applicable
  19. Complete all other duties assigned by supervisor.

Category of Employment: Hourly

Hours: 20 Hours, per letter of Employment

Supervisor: Transportation Manager

IF INTERESTED, PLEASE SEND COMPLETED ADDENDUM AND UPDATED RESUME TO Ellen Scurry in HR

 

Direct Support Professional (DSP)

Seeking compassionate people who are looking to work with individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities to promote their maximum independence. Working as a DSP is both rewarding and challenging, yet offers great flexibility. Currently hiring full-time, part-time, and per diem positions (including evening and weekend shifts) in Residential, Independent Living, & other supports programs.

Requirements: Must have a high school diploma or GED, a valid NJ driver's license with an acceptable driving record, and must be willing to submit to a background check and fingerprinting. On the job training, including CPR and First Aid, will be provided.  Apply Now!

  • Independent Living Program - Assist individuals with daily living tasks - Flexible hours available
  • Residential - Weekday Overnight & Weekend Shifts Available
  • Substitute/Per Diem

 

Direct Support Professional III - Adult Day Programs

This position is responsible for engaging individuals in meaningful activities and interactions within the center and in a variety of community settings. Strong interpersonal skills, independent judgement and experience/interest in working with people with I/DD required. Associates Degree or 60 credits towards undergraduate degree in psychology or related field preferred.  Apply Now!

 

Group Home Manager

The Group Home Manager provides overall management of the daily operations of group homes. Specific responsibilities include assuring the home operates in compliance with The Arc's policies and procedures, ensuring each resident's service plan goals are implemented and progress is documented, and supervising staff and participants. Apply Now!

Qualifications: bachelor's degree in education, psychology or related field preferred, minimum 2 years experience working with individuals with I/DD, minimum 2 years supervisory experience, valid NJ driver's license with 5 or less points, computer skills. 

Associate Group Home Manager

The Associate Group Home Manager assists the Group Home Manager with the overall management and daily operations of the group homes. Apply Now!