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Direct Support Professional (Overnight) - RT - Full benefits

Toms River, New Jersey
7 Nov 2023

New Jersey Institute for Disabilities (NJID) is one of the largest not-for-profit agencies of its kind in the nation, providing services to infants, children, and adults with developmental and related disabilities. NJID offers specialized facilities, programs, and supports throughout New Jersey. Come join our dedicated staff of more than 500 and make a difference in someone's life!


 We are currently hiring Overnight Direct Support Professionals to assist residents with developmental disabilities with daily living activities in a residential setting. Please be advised that you are required to be awake during your shift. 


Job Responsibilities of an Overnight Direct Support Professional: 


  • Assist and/or supervises in activities of daily living skills 
  • Administer or assist with prescribed medication
  • Light housekeeping
  • Assist with transportation
  • Assist in the implementation of individual goals and objectives 
  • Data entry using Therap (EHR)
  • Assist residents in the pursuit of recreational, social, and community activities based on their preferences and individual plans

Job Requirements:


  • HS diploma or equivalent
  • A valid driver's license in good standing & must be insurable through NJID's automobile insurance 
  • Strong communication skills

NO certification required 


Position Details:


Location: Toms River                                        County: Ocean


 Hours Per Work Week: 40                               Weekly Work Schedule: Wed - Sat 11:30pm - 9:30am


Other shifts are available at this location.


NJID has full-time, part-time, and per diem opportunities in Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean, and Somerset Counties.




  • 100% Employer Paid Health and Dental Insurance for Employee
  • Retirement Plan
  • 403(b) Plan
  • Paid Vacation, Sick, Personal, and Holidays 
  • On the Job Training
  • Extra Work Hours Available
  • Growth Opportunities


COVID-19 Considerations

Since the beginning of the pandemic, the safety and security of the individuals we serve and our employees have been of the utmost importance to us. To that end, NJID follows stringent protocols that comply with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), State and local public health guidelines. NJID ensures necessary Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is made available for all employees.


NJID EOE Statement

It is NJID's policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expressing, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an agency, we value the diversity of background and opinion and prohibit discrimination or harassment based on any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, fringe benefits, layoff, termination, or any other terms and conditions of employment.


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  • Job Reference: 1159184639-2
  • Date Posted: 7 November 2023
  • Recruiter: New Jersey Institute for Disabilities
  • Location: Toms River, New Jersey
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical