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Caregiver - Floating Direct Support Staff (FDSS)

Caregiver - Floating Direct Support Staff (FDSS)

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Caregiver / Direct Support
Regular Part-Time
Morning (AM)

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United Cerebral Palsy of Los Angeles, Ventura & Santa Barbara Counties (UCPLA) is one of the leading non-profit companies in caring for individuals with developmental disabilities. Founded in 1945, UCPLA has been providing services, programs, resources, and support groups for individuals and their families with special needs including Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Down syndrome, and general developmental delays. At UCPLA, we believe that each client is special and unique in their own way and they all deserve quality service and care.


With over 70 years of experience, UCPLA is ready to help you build a rewarding career in a large non-profit direct care provider of services in Southern California. Consider joining our team to help our clients choose and participate in lifestyles that enable them to live in and contribute to their own communities. Help us make a difference. We have a supportive staff ready to help you to learn your new position. We encourage you to apply. Opportunities for growth available.  


We offer competitive starting salaries and benefits to full-time staff: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Life Assistance Program, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Holiday Benefits, Vacation Benefits, Paid Sick Leave Benefits, Referral Bonus Plan, and Retirement Plan.


Contact our Human Resources representative for more information.


UCPLA is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction it operates. UCPLA also considers qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in the City of L.A. pursuant to the L.A. Fair Chance Ordinance.


  • Provides scheduled and intermittent services to a group of individuals in various apartment units in one location as scheduled and as needed
  • Responds to calls for assistance from people served appropriately and within the required timeframe
  • Assists people served in achieving personal support goals at home as identified in the Individual Service Plan (ISP) and the Individual Program Plan (IPP)
  • Assists people served to maintain their personal appearance, personal hygiene, and health at the highest possible level by providing support in all areas of personal care
  • Assists people served with household duties and to maintain their residence in a clean, orderly, and safe manner as needed
  • Assists people served to monitor and maintain their health
  • Ensures the safety and well-being of people served at all times at home
  • Communicates effectively with other team members, including CLS, program management, other professionals, and family members and friends of people served
  • Assists in the preparation of incident reports as required
  • Completes all required documentation, including general logs, financial logs, medication administration records, and progress notes/flow charts as required
  • Accesses electronic communication, including but not limited to electronic records, online payroll processes, and online schedules
  • Attends required in-service trainings


  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Sufficient reading, writing, comprehension, and communication skills in English to perform essential duties and responsibilities
  • Availability to attend required in-service training
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to communicate and work professionally and cooperatively with others
  • Ability to successfully pass all employee screening requirements, including criminal background check, drug screening, and provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States


Full-time and part-time positions available!


$12.00 per Hour*


*$10.50 per hour plus market pay differential