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Team Leader/Direct Support Professional – Wall, NJ

Benchmark Human Services Wall Township, NJ Full-Time
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Category: Group Homes
Wage: Up To $15.75
Sign-On Bonus: n/a


Join Benchmark Human Services and positively impact the lives of other people who are just like you! Benchmark is a national leader in providing programs to individuals with disabilties and mental illness. We are seeking a qualified and caring person to work as a Team Leader and Direct Support Professional in Wall, NJ. Great opportunity for those with hospitality or service backgrounds.


  • Performs all the functions of a Team Leader and directly manages the day to day services provided at a group home, assists the Program Coordinator with training and is responsible for ensuring quality of services provided and the health and safety of the individuals served.
  • Collect and disseminate forms and agency information as delegated by PC.
  • Assist with training and monitoring.
  • Directly responsible to develop and manage staffing schedule in accordance with the Ratio’s laid out in each individual’s Individual Plan.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the individual’s home is safe, clean and in good repair.
  • Help collect and manage individual’s financial information; IE COH
  • Be sure that Active Treatment is being implemented per individual’s IP.
  • Assist in monitoring individual’s health care needs
  • Monitor proper diet, meal planning and shopping.
  • Ensure that monthly safety fire drills are conducted and documented.
  • Must report any suspected abuse, neglect or exploitation immediately to supervisor or department head.
  • Maintain documentation, certification and training as required to comply with federal, state and program requirements and standards.
  • Be available 24/7 except for day/ weekend off, must arrange another team lead to cover when off.
  • Be available for State Surveys in assigned homes.
  • Attending Team Leader Meetings bi-weekly/Assigned House staff meeting monthly
  • Reasonable suspicion of a crime against a Benchmark resident must be reported to the Regional Director and/or Law Enforcement as directed.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Comply with all standards to assure the health and safety of all individuals.
  • Report to work as scheduled.
  • Assist with the following duties:
    • Writing of goals and preparation of goal sheets
    • Planning, scheduling and follow-through of doctor appointments
    • Assisting in crisis situations
    • Meeting with diagnostic and evaluation team
    • Review and checking in medications
    • Assist with medical emergencies
    • Responsible for coordinating staffing coverage, must work if no staff is located
    • Train new employees
    • Complete home observations
  • Financial duties:
    • Monitor in home client spending money and staff petty cash
    • Cash checks and make deposits if applicable
    • Complete paper work for grocery bills


  • Valid driver’s license

  • At least 2 years experience working with people with ID/DD preferred
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age
  • Some experience in supervision preferred but not required.
  • Valid CPR and First Aid


  •  Health and Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k with Company match
  • Profit Sharing
  • Incentive Bonuses
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off and Sick Time Pay
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Various Shifts and Locations

Benchmark Human Services is an EOE/AAP Employer. Veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If interested apply online at www.BenchmarkHS.com/Careers


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