Description Caregiver Supported Living Services Primary Location: United States-CA-CAEureka 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 Caregiver with California MENTOR, you'll be one of these extraordinary people.
Various shifts are available: days, weekends, awake overnights, part-time, and full-time.
Caregivers are the link to the community for those we serve. Whether you're helping someone ride the bus for the first time, prepare for a job interview, attend college classes, 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.
Caregivers/DSP's for our Supported Living Services (SLS) program provide services in the client's own home. Our DSP's provide assistance reaching their goals with their specific ISP, with medication and or medication reminders, assistance with housekeeping skills, prompts for personal hygiene, prompts for budgeting money, teaching to cook, transportation to medical/dental appointments, transportation to grocery stores, and other related tasks.
Whether you have previous experience in a role like this, or this just sounds like the type of impact you want to make... we want to hear from you! Bring the right attitude, we'll train you for success!
What we require of you:
High school diploma or GED
Minimum 18 years of age
Valid CA driver's license
Experience in a direct support role preferred, but not required
Access to a reliable, registered vehicle with proof of insurance
Successful clearance of background checks
What we offer you:
A chance to make a difference in people's lives on a daily basis
Full and Part time schedules available
Full compensation/benefits package for full time employees
Paid Time Off & Holiday pay
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. Apply Today!
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.