OverviewBancroft is a leading service-provider for children and adults with autism, other intellectual or developmental disabilities or those in need of neurological rehabilitation.We are looking for Direct Support Professionals that are passionate about providing quality care in a positive and empathetic manner. Our Direct Support Professionals must have a strong desire to work with autistic, intellectually and/or developmentally disabled individuals.ResponsibilitiesOur Direct Support Professionals carry out behavioral treatment plans and are responsible for collecting direct observational data.Direct Support Professionals provide assistance with daily living activities that may include, but are not limited to, personal hygiene, social awareness, meal preparation, money management, and housekeeping.The Direct Support Professionals provides personal care and supervision, actively participating in the life growth of each individual. They will teach them daily living and functional skills to help individuals achieve personal goals and transition to less restrictive residential settings.Direct Support Professionals will also be responsible for accompanying individuals to healthcare appointments and community outings and providing safe transportation.Direct Support Professionals will be responsible for resolving problem behavior situations and providing intervention while adhering to Bancroft's quality standards for safety and approved crisis techniques.The Direct Support Professionals will complete paperwork and provide regular documentation as required. They will maintain effective communication with residents and their parents, guardians and other family members.QualificationsMinimum Requirements:Must be 18 years of ageHigh School Diploma or GEDValid Driver's License in the candidates' legal name and current address. One year minimumdriving experience. License should be in good standing and free of restrictions.Minimum of six months related work experience OR Bachelor's degree or current enrollment in a degree program in Psychology, Social Work, or related fieldDesired skills:Aspiration to work with autistic, intellectually and developmentally challenged individualsPrior experience working with individuals with autism, intellectual or developmental disabilities preferredEffective verbal and written communication skillsWe offer a competitive salary along with a full benefits package and paid time off. Bancroft also offers tuition reimbursement and the opportunity for professional development and advancement.We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or sex.Keywords: Developmental Disabilities, Intellectual Disabilities, DD, Autism, Direct Support, Direct Care, Community Based, Mental Health Technician, Certified Nursing Assistant, CNA, Patient Care Assistant, PCA, Home Health Aide, Residential Counselor, Caregiver, Companion, Applied Behavior Analysis, ABA, Neurobehavioral, Psychology, Social ServicesEEO StatementBancroft is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.