Direct Support Professional - Adult Services (Goleta, CA)

Direct Support Professional - Adult Services (Goleta, CA)

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health | Goleta, CA, 93117, US
Job Type: Full TimeSalary Range:$39,000 – $82,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 14 days ago

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Do you want to make a positive impact in the lives of adults with intellectual and developmental needs? Are you looking to return home at the end of the day feeling fulfilled and accomplished?

If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Team!


Being a Direct Support Professional has its advantages!

As a Direct Support Professional at Devereux, you’ll work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need.


We offer:

  • Up to a $1000 Sign on BONUS! ($500 for Part Time positions)
  • Opportunities to learn and grow in the behavioral health and human service fields 
  • Fun, fast-paced, supportive environment where you can participate in the treatment planning process
  • Flexible schedules that work with school and family commitments
  • Quality Low-Cost Benefits, plus student loan debt assistance and 30-day benefit eligibility waiting period for new hires (learn more at


Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Nestled near the beaches between the Pacific Coast and Santa Ynez mountains, Devereux California is a therapeutic behavioral health treatment facility offering residential services, community living, day programs, and clinical services for adults with multiple diagnoses, including autistic spectrum disorders, emotional and/or behavioral differences, intellectual and developmental disabilities, dementia and other cognitive disorders. 


Our beautiful Goleta campus overlooks the Pacific Ocean, and has been treating adults with co-occurring diagnoses in California since 1945. This position is responsible for assisting in the planning and implementation of recreational, social, and instruction programs for individuals served in assigned residential or day program.


Responsibilities of the Direct Support Professional include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting, instructing, and supporting our individuals with daily living activities, including cooking, cleaning, budgeting, bill pay, and grocery shopping
  • Accompanying our individuals on community outings, medical appointments, and other activities, as directed
  • Assisting with hygiene care
  • Must be willing to work with individuals who may exhibit challenging and/or aggressive behaviors (paid training upon hire)
  • One weekend shift per week is requried


General Shifts:

Days: 7am-3pm

Swings: 3pm-11pm

Overnights: 11pm-7am

Adult Day Program: 9am-3pm, M-F



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