Careers

New Concepts for Living is where nearly 100 individuals call home. It’s where these residents and other thriving, intellectually and developmentally disabled adults come every day to learn, interact, and achieve.

Our administrative staff, behaviorists, nurses, and nearly 150 direct care professionals work together to ensure everyone in our care is treated the way we would want our family members to be treated. We recognize the importance of respect — for our residents and each other.

Join the NCFL Family

If you are looking for an exciting career where you can make a difference, we invite you to join the NCFL family! We are always seeking compassionate, driven individuals who share a passion for supporting adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

NCFL believes in treating our employees well, as we know the happier our team, the better they perform! We offer medical, vision, and dental coverage, a generous holiday schedule and paid time off, a retirement plan, and a company-paid basic life insurance plan and physical fitness reimbursement.

If you are a good fit for an open position, complete an application to join the unrivaled team at New Concepts for Living!

Open Positions

We currently have openings for the following positions on our dynamic team. Click each posting to learn more and submit your application

Behavior Specialist

New Concepts for Living is currently seeking a Behavior Specialist to join our fast-growing team! Develop, assess, and implement behavior plans for individuals. The right candidate will be responsible for overseeing all treatment plans in the Day Program and Community Residences.

New Concepts for Living is the fastest growing community-based organization in Bergen County committed to adults with developmental disabilities and their families.

SALARY: $55,000-$65,000

HOURS: Minimum of 45.00 hours per week, Monday – Friday from 8:30am – 5:00pm

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS (include the following but are not limited to):• Observe, evaluate, and assess individuals to determine the need for behavior plan.

  • Observe, evaluate, and assess individuals to determine the need for behavior plan.
  • Provide assessments on individuals as referred and/or requested.
  • Advise, train, and assist staff in the implementation of behavior plans, as well as observe how staff interacts with clients.
  • Provide regular and necessary behavioral reports to the Director of the Behavioral Services.
  • Attend staff meetings as requested by management.
  • Attend manager meetings as requested.
  • Coordinate meetings with appropriate staff, parents, guardians, and support coordinators, as necessary.
  • Participate in the development of ISP/IDT’s as requested.
  • Establish and maintain a professional network (including professionals from similar agencies) to benefit program participants.
  • Participate in on-call system as scheduled or requested.
  • Cooperate with Director of Behavioral Services or designee and perform any additional tasks assigned that are in the best interest of the clients and agency.
  • Remain up to date on licensing requirements to ensure compliance.
  • Gain knowledge of foothold and progress notes.
  • Review and/or write progress notes for group homes or day program as requested by management.
  • Conduct behavioral orientation training for new hires.
  • Review ABCs and run reports on specific ABC data as requested by management.
  • Complete the behavioral monthly report.
  • Review ADL checklists and bed checks for the group homes as requested by management.
  • Run dayhab groups both virtually and/or in person as requested by management.
  • Observe and provide feedback on new clients during their trial period.
  • Attend psychiatric visits virtually or in person as requested by management.
  • Communicate with doctors, physicians or other professionals as requested by management.
  • Review NCATs and understand tier levels for clients as requested by management.
  • Write behavior support plans or de-escalation protocols as requested by management.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • BA in Psychology or Social Work.
  • One to two years of supervised training in performing behavior assessment and developing behavior plans, preferably with the DD/ID population
  • Flexibility in scheduling and hours, which may change weekly based on the upcoming schedules and appointments
  • Time Management, Professionalism, Collaboration, Flexibility
  • Problem Solving, Conflict Resolution, Reporting, Interpersonal and Basic computer skills

BENEFITS:

  • 403b Retirement plan
  • Health, Dental & Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Referral Program

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Community Residence Manager (Group Home)

MANAGERS!

Are you looking for a career change? Do you enjoy helping people and want to make a difference? No experience in this field? No problem, we will train you! If you are hardworking and looking to put your management skills to the test, then come join a fast-growing organization with great benefits in a rewarding industry.

New Concepts for Living is the fastest growing community-based organization in Bergen County committed to adults with developmental disabilities and their families.

SALARY: Starting at $80,000 – commensurate with experience (advancement opportunities available)

HOURS: 50 hour flexible work week

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS :

  • Directly responsible for orientation, supervising, and training of staff.
  • Ensure compliance with state rules and regulations.
  • Maintain household operating budgets and bookkeeping system.
  • Maintain appropriate client files, records, and reports.
  • Coordinate and maintain all home staff schedules.
  • Attend medical appointments for residents.
  • Ensure staff compliance with all required trainings.
  • Plan and participate in community outings with residents.
  • Implement house rules and procedures related to safety, security, and individuals’ rights.
  • Ensure appropriate hygiene and appearance of residents.
  • Maintain the up keep and cleanliness of the community residence.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • (3) years management experience preferred
  • Willing to undergo a drug screening and physical exam
  • Valid driver’s license

BENEFITS:

  • 403B
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Pet Insurance and Supplemental Insurance
  • Paid life Insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment coverage
  • Paid time off
  • Extensive on-site training including CPR
  • Opportunity for growth and advancement
  • Great Working Culture and Team Environment

Job Type: Full-time

*Transferable skills are welcomed from other management positions such as: production manager, restaurant manager, manufacture manager, warehouse manager, catering manager, retail manager.

 

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Direct Support Professional

Benefits (“What’s in it for you?”)

  • NEW Higher Pay Rates
  • Overtime Pay (Earn up to 60k or more)
  • FLEXIBLE Schedules – Part-time & full-time
  • EXTENSIVE on-site training including CPR
  • Various Incentives and Bonus programs
  • Opportunity for growth and advancement
  • Great working culture and team environment
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Pet Insurance, and supplemental insurance
  • 403B (Equivalent to a 401K)
  • PAID LIFE insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment coverage
  • PAID time off
  • And more!!!!

LOOKING FOR A REWARDING CAREER OR SEEKING A CAREER CHANGE? Do you enjoy helping people and want to make a difference? No experience in this field? No problem, we will train you! Experience within the hospitality, childcare, teaching, healthcare, and restaurant industry are welcome to apply!

If you are hardworking and looking to put your skills to the test, then come join a fast-growing company with great benefits in a rewarding industry.

New Concepts for Living is the fastest growing community based non-profit organization in the state committed to adults with developmental disabilities and their families.

Compensation: The average compensation for Direct Support Professionals at New Concepts for Living is $60,000. You can earn more or less based on overtime.

Schedules available: 3pm-11pm, 11pm-9am (overnight), some weekend days required

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist developmentally disabled residents with daily living skills.
  • Cleaning and maintenance of community residence.
  • Assist in dispensing resident medications.
  • Provide input on all residents’ care and abilities.
  • Perform any additional tasks that are in the best interests of the residents.
  • Document all required activity notes according to NCFL policy and Medicaid guidelines.
  • Assist with behavioral programs in ensuring established for residents are adhered to.
  • Transport residents to Day Program, medical appointments, and outdoor activities.

Pay: $20.00 – $23.00 per hour

BENEFITS:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

License/Certification:

  • Driver’s License (Required)

Work Location: One location

 

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Shift Nurse (LPN & RN)

New Concepts for Living is a community based non-profit organization committed to adults with developmental disabilities and their families.  We are growing and hiring LPNs/RNs to service our community residences.

SALARY:
LPN $35/hour
RN $45/hour

SHIFTS AVAILABLE:
8-hour Shifts

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Administration of prescribed medications, treatments and therapies
  • Provide ADL care, transportation, and community outings as needed
  • Assist with the maintenance and reconciliation of medication books, house logbooks, etc. to ensure compliance with all program regulations
  • Ensure medications, medical and safety supplies are ordered and available as needed
  • Demonstrate good clinical and ethical judgement in the performance of duties while respecting the dignity and confidentiality of the individuals we serve
  • Re-position in bed non-ambulatory residents who weigh 50 pounds or more
  • Other duties as deemed necessary by Supervisory personnel

 QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing with a current State of New Jersey Nursing License or Multi State Nursing License
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to complete a fingerprinting background check, drug screen, and pre-employment physical in accordance with federal and state regulations

BENEFITS:

  • 403b Retirement plan
  • Health, Dental & Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Referral Program
  • Overtime pay

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