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Driver/Floater

Driver/Floater

Job ID 
2018-1393
Job Locations 
US-CA-Thousand Oaks
US-CA-Thousand Oaks
Category 
Driver
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Shift 
Not applicable
Min 

More information about this job

Overview

With 40 programs and service sites spanning several counties, United Cerebral Palsy of Los Angeles, Ventura & Santa Barbara Counties (UCPLA) is the largest nonprofit provider of direct care services for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities in Southern California.

 

UCPLA is currently hiring a Driver/Floater responsible for performing any combination of client care support functions such as driving and accompanying clients to physician appointments and outings; performing Direct Care Staff duties as directed to include Activities of Daily Living and all necessary care; purchasing client clothing and property; submitting receipts; and processing/organizing paperwork.

Responsibilities

  • Maintains a level of professional conduct in working with clients and staff members which will promote a friendly, comfortable, safe environment where clients may progress socially, emotionally, and physically
  • Follows the training program as outlined in the clients’ Individual Service Plan (ISP)
  • Drives and accompanies clients to doctor appointments and outings
  • Assists clients with boarding and disembarking from vehicle; communicates with scheduling base regularly to ensure optimal use of time
  • Transports clients to various locations in a safe, efficient, and timely manner
  • Follows all traffic laws and regulatory procedures
  • Fulfills duties as Direct Care Staff, Receptionist, and/or Front Desk as directed
  • Assists in all departments as directed by Administrator
  • Performs other duties as assigned to meet department and/or business needs

 

Qualifications

  • Valid California Class C Driver License
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of two (2) years of related work experience
  • Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities
  • Sufficient reading, writing, comprehension, and communication skills in English to perform essential duties and responsibilities
  • 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, 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)

 

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.