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.
The primary function of the Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP) is to develop and monitor training goals for adults with developmental disabilities at our group homes. The QIDP is responsible for working closely with residents to understand and gauge their level of physical and cognitive ability for the purpose of designing training goals. Responsible for coordinating all client services internally as well as externally with outside consultants and therapists in order to create comprehensive training and life skills programs. These programs include proper feeding techniques, behavior management, communication and socialization goals, physical therapy goals, occupational therapy goals, the use of adaptive equipment, and other activities of daily living objectives. The QIDP is also responsible for ensuring annual and on-going training for facility Direct Care Staff in the area of client-centered programming.
The QIDP, in the absence of the Administrator, may be responsible for assuming duties and responsibilities of the Administrator, including being on-call for emergency situations. The QIDP communicates closely with the Administrator, RN, Director of Client Services, and others.
We offer competitive starting salaries and benefits to full-time staff: Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Life Assistance Program, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Paid Holidays, Vacation Benefits, Paid 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 in which 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.