No experience in direct care? No problem! 40 hours of paid training!
Consider joining Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health California. Devereux's we're currently seeking caring, patient and creative people to work as Direct Support professionals providing support to individuals in a day program setting. The DSP is responsible for providing the level of support needed for the individual. These are part time or full time positions. Available shifts 7-3pm, 3-11pm, 11-7am open 24/7.
Responsibilities of Direct Care staff include, but are not limited to the following:
Ensures Individuals are safe, healthy, and living in a clean environment;
Assists and supports in the planning, implementation, and documentation of programs designed to meet the social, emotional, physical, and personal needs of Individuals;
Assists, supports, and instructs Individuals in self-help skills designed to encourage independence;
Assists, supports, and instructs individuals on activities of daily living such as cooking, cleaning, laundry, budgeting, paying
bills, grocery shopping, bathing, toileting and personal hygiene.
Accompanies Individuals on community outings, medical appointments, and other activities, as indicated;
Assists with medication administration
May transfer, lift, move, and transport individuals using proper body mechanics or lifting devices for accident prevention
Communicates effectively and tactfully with individuals served, visitors, families, peers, and supervisors
Must meet all training requirements for the position and must have the ability to perform all physical interventions/restraints.
Must be willing to work with individuals who may exhibit challenging and/or aggressive behaviors
Must be available to work a minimum of 3 shifts per week
Keywords: direct care staff, caregiver, social services, behavioral health, developmental disabilities, intellectual disabilities, direct support professional
Competitive Salary and Benefits
In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and wellness program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our health and wellness programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer generous time-off policies and a 403(b) retirement plan, along with voluntary/employee paid vision, supplemental life and accident coverage to full-time employees.
You can apply at https://jobs.devereux.org/ directly. Click on the following link to see why we are a great place to work: http://learn.devereux.org/benefits.
Note: It is the intent of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health to continue to offer these benefits; however, we reserve the right to change or stop them at any time, with or without notice.
Did you know Devereux is a qualifying employer under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program? If you become a Devereux employee, you may be eligible for student loan forgiveness - click here for more details: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is a drug free workplace -EOE