Jespy House Inc
  • South Orange, NJ, USA
  • Full Time

Health, Vision, Dental, 401K, Life Ins.

Job Purpose

The Day Program Facilitator provides direct support to clients who participate in the Day Program including developing and facilitating groups as well as individual support. She/he documents all information required to determine the client's progress towards the achievement of group and individual participant goals.


Duties and Responsibilities

Service Provision

  • Create and facilitate groups that help clients achieve goals and outcomes identified in their Individual Service Plan.
  • Understand and follow client's Individual Service Plan to ensure excellent service provision; provide assistance to program participants as needed.
  • Transport clients as assigned (able to drive a 12-passenger van).
  • Foster the growth of individuals by teaching and offering opportunities for choice, initiation, and risk-taking.
  • Make preparations and serve lunch for up to 25 people.
  • Provide crisis intervention, conflict resolution, and mediation as needed.
  • Participate in all staff meetings, trainings and client meetings as assigned.


  • Utilize Electronic Health Record System to create accurate and timely notes on all services delivered and relevant client information that meets or exceeds agency and state standards.
  • Correct all documentation as directed by supervisor.
  • Attend all electronic health record (Foothold) training as required.

Commitment to Core Values

  • Adhere strictly to HIPAA requirements and all agency confidentiality guidelines.
  • Establish positive, balanced relationships with clients, as demonstrated by:
    • treatment of individuals with respect and dignity and in an age and culturally appropriate manner;
    • a commitment towards the individual's rights and responsibilities; and
    • establishment of clear boundaries that allow for productive interactions.



Education and Work Experience Requirement:

  • High School Diploma or GED and 3+ years working with individuals with developmental disabilities, or an equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform job duties and responsibilities proficiently.
  • Associate's Degree or further degree in psychology, mental health, or a related field preferred


  • The ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing.
  • Flexible and able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-starter who can innovate new ideas and strategies for helping clients reach goals and outcomes.
  • Patience when working with individuals across a spectrum of intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • Conflict resolution skills.


Special Working Conditions/Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Valid New Jersey driver's license is required.
  • Successful clearance of NJ background check.
  • Has fulfilled the necessary training requirements and is in good standing in order to bill Medicaid for Support and Community Care Waiver (CCW) Services.


Direct Reports




Commensurate with experience.



This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position.

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