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Caregiver - Direct Support Staff - Adult Day Program

Caregiver - Direct Support Staff - Adult Day Program

Job ID 
2018-1436
Job Locations 
US-CA-Thousand Oaks
Category 
Caregiver / Direct Support
Type 
Regular Part-Time
Shift 
Afternoon (PM)
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 Direct Support Professional (DSP) to assist developmentally disabled individuals in an Adult Day Program setting. Under direct supervision of highly qualified professionals, DSP 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 18 years of age or older
  • 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 physical exam, drug screening, criminal background check, 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 (CNAs) encouraged to apply!

 

We offer competitive starting salaries and Paid Holidays, Vacation Benefits, Paid Sick Leave, Referral Bonus Plan and Retirement Plan to part-time employees.

 

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.

 

  

Schedule: Monday - Friday 12:00PM - 4:00PM

 

Pay Rate: $12.00 per Hour*

*$10.50 - $10.67 per hour plus market pay differential