Career Opportunities



New Horizons Supported Services is committed t
o providing safe, reliable and dependable support for the individuals in our programs. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Interested applicants should complete our employment application and mail or fax to:




New Horizons Supported Services, Inc.
16000 Trade Zone Ave Suite 109
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
Fax:
  301-249-4512
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Below are descriptions of New Horizons positions.
THESE ARE MEANT FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY
For available vacancies please contact Human Resources at

301-249-0206

 

Direct Support Professional (Center-based Program)

Responsible for supporting, training, and supervising the work and personal skill development of the individuals we serve through onsite workshops and community integrated activities.

The Direct Support Professional (DSP) assists with and supports the daily functions of individuals with developmental disabilities. As the DSP, you will use the "person-centered" approach for planning and developing programs to support the individuals we serve. The responsibility of the DSP is to support people in all aspects of their lives; including grocery shopping, meal prep, recreational and leisure activities, vocational activities, monitoring medical records, administering medication as needed,  and providing transportation to the people we support. Our goal is to assist the people we serve to be involved in their community, to encourage positive interactions, and to improve social connections and relationships. Activities should engage the individuals according to their individualized service plans.

Qualifications:  

  • ·         HS/GED with 1-2 years’ experience in Human Services.
  • ·         Valid Driver’s License with excellent driving record and ability to pass a pre-employment. background and a drug      test.

 

 

 

Direct Support Professional (Personal Support Program)

DSP is responsible for providing personal assistance tailored to meet the individualized needs of the individual(s) on their caseload in the community and/or at home. That includes both recreational and social activities during the evenings and weekends. DSP provides community-based, activities and transportation that meet the personal, social, medical goals of the individual who is assigned to their caseload. The DSP provides one-to-one support and group support to assist the individual/s in achieving her/her goals.

These services and supports include but are not limited to: activities of daily living skills (ADL Skills), Community integration and Case management (Individual IP goals). Full time or Part time personal assistance, support and social integration and maintaining accurate reports of daily progress and expenditures.

Qualifications:

  • ·         HS/GED with 1-2 years’ experience in Human Services.
  • ·         Valid Driver’s License with excellent driving record and ability to pass a pre-employment. background and a drug      test.

 

 

 

Direct Support Professional (Transportation Department)

Responsible for transporting individuals we serve with developmental disabilities to and from the agency, events or activities within the community and safely back home or to place of residence.

·      Qualifications:

  • ·          HS/GED with 1-2 years’ experience in Human Services

 

 

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