02ELCER - Direct Support Professional

Ventura, CA, USA Req #477
Wednesday, April 20, 2022

DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL

Job Title: Direct Support Professional
Hourly Rate: $15.00
Shifts Needed: AM/PM/NOC--Weekends Preferred
Job Status: Full-Time and Part-Time 
Work Locations: Ventura, CA 

***DURING THIS UNPRECEDENTED TIME (COVID19), PEOPLE’S CARE IS DEDICATED TO PROVIDING SAFE CARE FOR OUR CONSUMERS BY FOLLOWING THE RECOMMENDED CDC GUIDELINES***
 

COME JOIN OUR TEAM! Do you have a passion for providing quality support to individuals with special needs? Do you thrive on helping others build/reach their goals in a positive, life-enriching environment? Then we'd love for you to apply!

  • Medical, Vision and Dental Insurance offered
  • Paid Time Off 
  • 401K 
  • Company Perks and Discounts
  • NEW ON-DEMAND PAY!

People's Care and SAILS Group is hiring compassionate amazing providers to support and care for adults and adolescents with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
 

Here's What You'll Do:

The Direct Support Professionals supports individuals with developmental disabilities to have quality of life. The Direct Support Professionals promotes the health, safety and well-being of residents. A Direct Support Professionals serves as an advocate for our clients.
 

Essential Functions

  • Outline and prepare daily routine(s) for clients' (visual and active) as written in Individual Program Plan.
  • Support the needs and goals of each resident by participating in the development of IPP/ISP goals.
  • Maintain a clean, safe and healthy environment for the clients.
  • Support the needs and goals of each resident by taking them to visit family and friends, to preferred leisure/recreation activities, and encouraging them to socialize among peers.
  • Assist clients with personal care such as grooming, bathroom needs, changing clients' undergarments and/or clothing if needed.
  • Prepare daily meals and assist with clean-up.
  • Pick-up/drop-off clients in company vans from/to their home/facility (if necessary).
  • Report any incidents or problems and communicate daily with administers.
  • Perform other duties assigned

Education and Experience:

  • Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Must have at least 1 year of professional or personal experience in caregiving (Preferred experience in supporting individuals with developmental disabilities or mental illnesses with challenging behaviors)
  • Direct Support Professional Certificate Year 1 & Year 2 and CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention (Preferred or willing to obtain within the first 6 months of hire)
  • First Aid / CPR (Preferred or willing to obtain within 30 days of employment)
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must have a California Driver’s License
  • Candidates must successfully pass all pre-employment requirements, including but not limited to a background check.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to push, pull or lift up to 50lbs.
  • Able to work both indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions.

Work Remotely

  • No

VISIT OUR CAREER WEBSITE AT: https://peoplescare.com/careers/     

Other details

  • Job Function Job Tier 1
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Ventura, CA, USA