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Caregiver - Direct Care Staff - Adult Day Program

Caregiver - Direct Care Staff - Adult Day Program

Job ID 
2017-1367
Job Locations 
US-CA-Chatsworth
Category 
Caregiver / Direct Support
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Shift 
Not applicable
Min 

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Overview

Schedule: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM, Monday - Friday

Rate of Pay: $12.00 per hour

 

United Cerebral Palsy of Los Angeles, Ventura & Santa Barbara Counties (UCPLA) is a leading non-profit company in caring for individuals with developmental disabilities.

 

UCPLA is currently hiring Direct Care Staff (DCS) to assist developmentally disabled individuals in an Adult Day Program setting. Under direct supervision of highly qualified professionals, DCS support our clients in a classroom-like setting. Our Adult Day Programs are designed to meet the intellectual, social and physical needs of our clients. With activities ranging from Computer Class, Art Class, Sensory Room, and Gardening, we are sure you will find something that hones your talents as you help our clients enhance their lives.

Responsibilities

  • Directly supervises clients and program activities
  • Secures a safe and clean environment
  • Assists clients with activities of daily living (such as toileting, hygiene, eating, and mobility)
  • Implements functional living skills consistent with ISP (Individual Service Plan) objectives as scheduled
  • Assists clients with community-based activities
  • Documents clients' behavioral and daily living skills data of people served accurately and in a timely manner
  • Documents clients’ activity participation and critical issues in a timely manner

Qualifications

  • Must be over 18 years of age
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to communicate and work professionally and cooperatively with others
  • Ability to successfully pass all post-offer pre-employment screening requirements, including criminal background check, drug screening, physical exam, and provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States
  • Ability to run, push, pull, bend, squat, kneel, lift, and transfer clients (with assistance of others and mechanical lift)

 

Certified Nursing Assistants encouraged to apply!

 

Schedule: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM, Monday - Friday

Rate of Pay: $12.00 per hour

 

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

 

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.