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Direct Support Professional

“A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” –Christopher Reeve

We are looking for heroes. You must have a caring heart to do what we do.

Are you a motivated person who provides encouragement and inspiration? Are you a leader? We are seeking special people who have a heart for assisting adults who have developmental disabilities.

Our Direct Care Professionals assist adults at licensed adult residential facilities in Rosamond, California. Staff members also ensure the provision of resident care and supervision at all times, and assist in the maintenance of a clean and safe facility.

Requirements:

*Must be at least 18 years of age

*Be a high school graduate or equivalent

*Have references and demonstrate past experience in caring for people with disabilities

*Participate in scheduled trainings

*Demonstrate the ability to apply basic knowledge of rules and regulations

*Ability to communicate in English with emergency personnel

*Ability to assist residents with prescribed and physician approved over-the-counter medications that are self administered

*Ability to cook and follow a menu

*Perform housekeeping duties and assist with the maintenance of building and grounds

*Demonstrate the knowledge to recognize the early symptoms of illness and the need for medical assistance

*Able to document changes in resident conditions and notify the proper personnel/authority

*Assist with the laundry

*Provide transportation for community activities/appointments using facility vehicles

*Assist in the provision of resident safety including implementation of the procedures of the mass Disaster and Casualty plan

*Assist resident with toileting, incontinent care, bathing, grooming, dressing, eating and other activities of daily living

*Assist in implementing resident service/IPP plans

*Demonstrate the ability to maintain resident records

*Interact with the residents, staff, visitors, and visiting agencies in a professional, courteous and respectful manner

The following are conditions of employment:

*Submitting to live scan fingerprints of the Department of Justice and FBI prior to hire

*Sign a statement disclosing any prior criminal convictions

*Complete a physical exam with a tuberculosis clearance and health questionnaire

*Complete a personnel record which addresses name, Social Security number, references, educational background, and past experiences

*Complete CPR and First Aid training prior to employment and participate in all scheduled trainings

*Open availability preferred

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: From $15.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Weekend availability

Experience:

  • Caregiving: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Driver's License (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Work Remotely:

  • No

Work Location: Multiple Locations

Posted
11/24/2021
Salary Range
$27,000.00 - 68,000.00
per Year
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Location
Palmdale, CA 93552, US