Program Care Specialist - Wayne

  • Wayne, NJ
  • Day Programs
  • Full-time

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This role, assists the Senior Habilitation Vocational Specialist in supporting program participants in their individual goals, also referred to as IHPs. You will be part of a team in helping individuals with disabilities achieve daily life goals and participate in enriching activities. 


  • Assists individuals in achieving their greatest degree of independence by supporting participation in daily program activities and encouraging choice.
  • Participate in community activities with participants as assigned by the Program Manager. 
  • Serves as an advocate for all Pillar Care Continuum Day Program Consumers; promote dignity, respect, independence, and protect the health and safety of our participants at all times.
  • Assists consumers with personal needs including transferring, toileting, cleaning, grooming and feeding.
  • Initiate recommendations and/or behavior plans as assigned by the Senior Habilitation Vocational / Behavior Specialist.
  • Participates in staff meetings, individual supervision meetings and trainings as assigned.
  • Drives a van route or serves as a van aide, as assigned by Program Manager.
  • Performs other functions as directed by supervisor, CPNJ management, or funding source representatives


  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Experience working with individuals with disabilities a plus
  • Valid driver’s license with less than 4 points and reliable transportation to arrive on-time to Program
    • Willingness to participate in multi-vehicle basic driver training upon hire.
  • Ability to complete required core trainings in required period of time and adhere to all policies and procedures;
  • Patience and kindness; ability to engage in daily interactions with participants and staff. 
  • Effective communication skills in English, both verbally and in writing s

This role is part of a team dedicating their lives to the support of individuals with disabilities. Pillar Care Continuum will provide on-site training to help support your future development in this rewarding career. 



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