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Req. No. REF77C
Direct Support Professionals / Caregiver
Location:
Los Angeles, CA
Schedule:
Full-time
Education:
Entry Level
Language/Special Skills:
Driving Requirements:
Compensation:
Special Note:

The Adult Residential Facility is in Westchester (Los Angeles, CA). The people we serve are referred to us by the Westside Regional Center and Harbor Regional Center, nonprofit private corporations that contracts with the State of California Department of Developmental Services to provide or coordinate services, supports, and appropriate living arrangements for people with developmental disabilities. We develop opportunities for stimulating, productive, purposeful and meaningful experiences for the people we serve as well as our dedicated team of employees. We provide activities at home, as well as outings and participation in local community events.

Qualifications

• Respect individual right and assure they are met

• Increase individual self-esteem

• Assure hygiene needs are met and that individuals are appropriately dressed always

• Assure active involvement by individuals in all aspects of their program

• Implement and document on each person’s program; implement behavior programs as well

• Remain alert to behavior/physical changes and notify the Administrator when necessary

• Assist persons served with personal contacts

• Initiate individual involvement in activities; ensure persons served are offered choices

• Initiate and attend all required trainings

• Assist in staff development of peers

• Promote positive team work with other staff of the home and the organization

• Communicate with support services openly and effectively

• Provide persons served with daily needed health care, using appropriate resources

• Administer and handle medication according to policy and regulation

• Assure that nutritional needs of persons served are met

• Maintain systems established by the Administrator and coordinator, assisting in the daily implementation of   schedules related to upkeep and general cleanliness of the home

• Assist in maintaining the company vehicle and a safe environment

• Assure compliance with emergency procedure requirements

 

Additional Information

 

  • Flexible schedules including part-time and full-time opportunities
  • 401(k) plan available
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Group insurance benefits
  • Employee referral bonus program

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Dungarvin is an equal opportunity employer who provides a work environment that is filled with opportunities for personal challenges and rewards. In addition to competitive compensation, benefits and opportunities for growth, we also provide you the chance to make a daily difference in the lives of people with disabilities.


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