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Direct Support Professional

4462 Park Ave, The Bronx, NY 10457, USA Req #483
Thursday, July 2, 2020
Make a bigger difference


The Jewish Board delivers innovative,
best-in-class mental and behavioral health services to over 45,000 New Yorkers
each year. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families,
to children, teens, and adults. That adds up to countless opportunities to use
your skills, training, and compassion to make a difference in the lives of

Similarly, we support our employees through
benefits like, professional development opportunities and paid supervision.
Some of our other benefits include:

  • 15 agency holidays and 15 sick days in addition to
         generous vacation days
  • Health/dental/vision plans that are subsidized up to
  • Tuition assistance and educational loan forgiveness
  • Access to 403(b) retirement benefits and a pension


The Cedar Knolls House
Hard to Place Group Residence (Bronx, NY) serves girls ages 12 to 21 who
exhibit a wide range of emotional and behavioral challenges stemming from acute
and/or chronic traumatization.

The Direct Support Professional at Cedar
Knolls House will work with vulnerable clients, ages 12-21, in residence,
assisting them to meet their treatment plans, and ensuring that their
independent living skills are implemented daily. Acting as a positive role
model and providing therapeutic parenting, the direct support professional is
charged with the fundamental responsibility of the client’s health and safety.
This is direct support role in the Bronx.


The Jewish Board is currently looking for
talented Direct Support Professionals of all cultures, religions, races, and
gender expressions with the following qualifications:

  • A High School diploma or GED equivalent is required
  • A current, valid clean Driver’s license is required for
         this position and throughout all DSP positions
  • Prior experience in a residential setting, with a
         similar population








We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

 We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

Other details

  • Job Family Direct Care [200s]
  • Job Function Paraprofessionals
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator 8833 - Hospital - Professional Employees
  • 4462 Park Ave, The Bronx, NY 10457, USA