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Caregiver for Behavioral Homes

Company: The MENTOR Network
Location: Lamont
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

California MENTOR, a partner of The MENTOR Network provides services for adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities and other complex challenges, including autism spectrum disorders.Direct Support Professional/Caregiver for Behavioral Group HomeWould you like to make a difference every day in someone's life? Based in community settings, and working closely with our clinical staff to support therapeutic and behavioral plans, DSPs provide assistance and strategies to the individuals we serve to live as independently as possible.Transportation and support out in the community: outings/field trips, medical appointments, and shoppingAssist with daily living skills including meal preparation and assist with medication administrationProvide guidance on a range of developmental goals from community participation, household budgeting, exercise, nutrition, and supporting vocational responsibilitiesSupport persons served with living skills such as personal hygiene, grooming, and/or bathingAssist individuals we serve to redirect agitated or aggressive behaviorsQualifications:Completed at least 60 college units in Human Services related coursework - OR - associate's degree in Human Services related fieldOne year of experience as a caregiver working with individuals with developmental disabilities ; will also consider experience as an ABA therapist, Behavioral Technician, or working directly with elderly individuals with Alzheimer's or dementiaValid CA driver's license in good standingSuccessful clearance of background checks (including employment references)A reliable, responsible attitude and a compassionate approach and a commitment to quality in everything you doWhy Join Us?Full-time and Part-time schedulesFull compensation/benefits package for employees working 30+ hours/week401(k) with company matchPaid time off and holiday payRewarding work, impacting the lives of those you serve, working alongside a great team of coworkersEnjoy job security with nationwide career development and advancement opportunitiesWe have meaningful work for you - come join our team - Apply Today!The MENTOR Network is a national network of local health and human services providers offering an array of quality, community-based services. At The MENTOR Network, our core values"-- - -Integrity, Respect, Inclusion & Growth"-- - -and the behaviors that define them, guide how we interact with each other and how we approach our work. As an organization of people serving people in nearly 40 states, you'll have opportunities from coast to coast.Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets

Keywords: The MENTOR Network, Bakersfield , Caregiver for Behavioral Homes, Healthcare , Lamont, California

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