Description Caregiver DSP Behavioral Group Home Primary Location: United States-CA-CAClovis Function:Direct Support Professional (Care Givers) Organization:Redwood
Everybody needs a job but only extraordinary people work here. Our team is fun, creative, and dedicated to making a difference every day in the lives of the people we serve. The heart of what we do is support and serve people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities of all ages.
As a Direct Support Professional(DSP) with California MENTOR, you'll be one of these extraordinary people.
DSP's are the link to the community for those we serve. Whether you're helping someone ride the bus for the first time, to learn something new, do their own laundry, or assist with personal care, at the end of your work day, you know you have made a difference in someone's life.
This position is based in a residential setting where our DSP's provide assistance with daily activities ranging from meal preparation, personal hygiene, and medication administration, to accompanying individuals on outings in the community or providing transportation in company vehicles. In addition, DSP's support therapeutic and behavioral plans, working closely with our clinical staff to enhance the quality of life for those we support.
We are looking for those with at least one year of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities, mental illness, or traumatic brain injuries. If you are not sure if your experience meets our requirements please apply so we can review - it may be a fit!
What we require of you:
Minimum of 60 units/credits completed in a college or an institution of higher education
Must be at least 18 years of age
Valid CA driver's license
One year or more of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities or closely comparable population
Clearance of criminal background check as required per state licensing regulations
What we offer you:
A rewarding work environment with some of the best co-workers you could ask for
A chance to make a difference in people's lives on a daily basis
Full compensation/benefits package including 401(k) with company matching
Annual bonus plans
Paid Time Off & Holiday pay
Full and Part time schedules available
An opportunity to build lasting relationships with your co-workers and the people we serve
A dynamic work environment where no day is ever the same as the next
Free training, career development, and advancement opportunities
Access to jobs throughout the nation-wide Network
We have a great work environment and you'll be surrounded with a strong and supportive team of peers, leaders and colleagues. California MENTOR is a partner of The MENTOR Network, a national network of local human services providers offering quality, community-based services. With ~28,000 employees serving ~25,000 consumers in 36 states, you'll have career opportunities from coast to coast. When you join The MENTOR Network, you'll make a difference every day and help to provide quality-of-life enhancing services to individuals across the country.
Come join our team of dedicated and caring professionals.
The MENTOR Network is a national network of local health and human services providers in more than 30 states offering an array of quality, community-based services to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses, and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges, as well as ...their families; and to elders in need of support. Founded in 1980, The Network has made a positive impact in the lives of thousands of children and adults across the country. We create innovative programs and implement systems—from our national continuous quality improvement program to our outcomes measurement tools—that enable us to deliver quality services and supports to the people we serve.