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AHRC Suffolk Direct Support Professional - All Shifts Available in Shoreham, New York

AHRC (Association for Habilitation and Residential Care) Suffolk is a not-for-profit organization which provides programs, services and residential facilities to children and adults with intellectual and other developmental disabilities in Suffolk County, Long Island, NY. The organization supports approximately 1,600 consumers with 1,100 employees across 41 locations.

We are currently seeking compassionate and professional Direct Support Professionals. The Direct Support Professional instructs individuals in Activities of Daily Living and assist program individuals in the area of grooming, recreation, and activities of daily living, which may include toileting, feeding and showering.

Come to the NEW and IMPROVED Shoreham ICF. We are under NEW LEADERSHIP!

Pay Starts at $14.00 per hour with Weekend and Overnight Differentials

We will train you on EVERYTHING you need to know - NO Experience Necessary

We have the following open positions between 12 Homes:

Full Time: (Benefits Eligible)

  • Monday-Friday 6:00am-9:00am & 3:30pm-8:30pm (40 hours)

  • Monday-Friday 6:00am-9:00am & 4:00pm-9:00pm (40 hours)

Part Time:

  • Monday-Friday 6:00am-9:00am (15 hours)

  • Monday-Friday 3:30pm-8:30pm (25 hours); Benefits Eligible

Weekends: +$1 Salary Differential

  • Saturday/Sunday 6:00am-11:00am (10 hours)

  • Saturday/Sunday 6:00am-2:30pm (16 hours)

  • Saturday/Sunday 6:00am-4:30pm (20 hours); Benefits Eligible

  • Saturday/Sunday 7:00am-11:00am (8 hours)

  • Saturday/Sunday 7:00am-12:00pm (10 hours)

  • Saturday/Sunday 7:00am-2:30pm (16 hours)

  • Saturday/Sunday 7:00am-3:30pm (16 hours)

  • Saturday/Sunday 7:00am-5:30pm (20 hours); Benefits Eligible

  • Saturday/Sunday 7:00am-8:00pm (24 hours); Benefits Eligible

  • Saturday/Sunday 8:00am-2:00pm (12 hours)

  • Saturday/Sunday 11:00am-4:00pm (10 hours)

  • Saturday/Sunday 11:00am-9:30pm (20 hours)

  • Saturday/Sunday 12:00pm-4:00pm (8 hours)

  • Saturday/Sunday 12:00pm-10:30pm (20 hours); Benefits Eligible

  • Saturday/Sunday 3:00pm-9:00pm (12 hours)

  • Saturday/Sunday 3:30pm-8:30pm (10 hours)

  • Saturday/Sunday 4:00pm-8:00pm (8 hours)

  • Saturday/Sunday 4:00pm-9:00pm (10 hours)

  • Saturday/Sunday 4:30pm-9:30pm (10 hours)

  • Saturday/Sunday 4:30pm-10:30pm (12 hours)

  • Saturday/Sunday 5:00pm-9:00pm (8 hours)

  • Saturday/Sunday 5:00pm-10:00pm (10 hours)

Overnights: +10% Salary Differential

  • Saturday/Sunday 9:00pm-7:30am (20 hours); Benefits Eligible

  • Saturday/Sunday 10:00pm-6:30am (16 hours)

  • Saturday/Sunday 11:00pm-7:30am (16 hours)

  • Sunday/Monday 11:00pm-7:30am (16 hours)

Illustrative Examples of Work:

  • Assists in training and treatment plans as prescribed in specific areas under the direction of their supervisor.

  • Reports on program individuals’ progress as required.

  • Will assist program individuals with regard to recreational activities as stated on the monthly calendar.

  • Participate in staff meetings and in-service trainings as necessary or as indicated by their supervisor.

  • Assists program individuals with all grooming needs as required.

  • Driving of Agency vehicles for the purpose of program participant transportation, shopping, or other related ICF business.

  • Provide sensory and social stimulation to program individuals under the direction of the Recreational Therapist.

  • Will assist those program individuals during meal times that are in need of assistance by obtaining utensils for them, pouring drinks, arranging wheelchairs, and wiping mouths. No actual feeding should take place.

  • Other duties may include, but are not limited to: laundry, housecleaning, and procurement of groceries, meal preparation, and other tasks in maintaining an Intermediate Care Facility.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • To dress and comport oneself in a manner which is in keeping with good safety practices and which serves as an positive role model to individuals.

  • Ability to complete paperwork in a thorough and timely manner.

  • Ability to establish and maintain a good working relationship with individuals, family and community and other staff


Minimum Qualifications

  • A High School Diploma or GED

  • NYS Driver's License with satisfactory driving record


As one of the largest employers in Suffolk County, we offer a career in a supportive atmosphere, advancement and personal development, and a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical and Dental Insurance Benefits

  • Vision Care Reimbursement

  • Flexible Spending Account

  • Pet Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Voluntary Long and Short-Term Disability

Our comprehensive, paid training programs provide our staff with the knowledge and competencies to succeed in their career. Other benefits include generous holiday and vacation time, educational incentive programs, retirement/pension plans, employee recognition programs, and much more!

At AHRC Suffolk, we believe our staff is our greatest asset. Find out how you can be a part of one of the most established and respected Human Services agencies on Long Island