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Home Health Aide

New Jersey Institute for Disabilities

This is a Contract position in Linden, NJ posted November 30, 2023.

The 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 and must be insurable through NJID’s automobile insurance
  • Strong communication skills

 NO certification required  


Position Details:


Location: Edison                                          County: Middlesex


 Hours Per Work Week: 30                          Weekly Work Schedule: Thurs. – Sat. 12am -10am                


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% Paid Health and Dental Insurance for Employee
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • 403(b) Plan
  • 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 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 and mandates health screening for all employees and visitors.


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.