Respite Care Services- Direct Support Professional (DSP) Bilingual Spanish

Mercy Drive Regional,Inc.

Posted : 2023-11-16

Mercy Drive Regional (MDR) in contract with New Jersey Department of Children and Families provides Respite care services to child/youth with Intellectual/ Developmental disabilities to provide relief for the primary caregiver.

Respite Care Services- Direct Support Professional (DSP) Qualification:

Bilingual Spanish

  • Respite care DSP staff provides care and supervision to child/youth in their own home or outside their primary residence. Respite care service will offer families the opportunity for a break from caregiving responsibilities and provides a positive experience for the child/youth receiving care. Respite care DSP staff services allows child/youth’s parents time to engage in activities that they find relaxing, entertaining, or restful while respite care DSP staff cares for child/youth. DSP staff must be responsible for the safety and welfare of the youth served.
  • DSP must comply with fingerprint process and attend and participate in all required training.
  • Pass Tuberculin Skin (TB) test i.e medical clearance to provide services.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $14.50 - $15.65 per hour


  • 4 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • After school


  • child/youth with Intellectual/ Developmental disabilities: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Spanish (Required)

Work Location: In person

Job Location
Bergen, New Jersey, United States
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