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Caregiver

Company: Sevita
Location: Lamont
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

California MENTOR, a member of the Sevita family, 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 shopping Assist with daily living skills including meal preparation and assist with medication administration Provide guidance on a range of developmental goals from community participation, household budgeting, exercise, nutrition, and supporting vocational responsibilities Support persons served with living skills such as personal hygiene, grooming, and/or bathingAssist individuals we serve to redirect agitated or aggressive behaviors Qualifications: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 dementia Valid CA driver's license in good standing Successful 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 schedules Full compensation/benefits package for employees working 30+ hours/week 401(k) with company match Paid time off and holiday payRewarding work, impacting the lives of those you serve, working alongside a great team of coworkers Enjoy job security with nationwide career development and advancement opportunities We have meaningful work for you - come join our team - Apply Today!Sevita is a leading provider of home and community-based specialized health care. We believe that everyone deserves to live a full, more independent life. We provide people with quality services and individualized supports that lead to growth and independence, regardless of the physical, intellectual, or behavioral challenges they face. We've made this our mission for more than 50 years. And today, our 40,000 team members continue to innovate and enhance care for the 50,000 individuals we serve.Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets Other details Job Family Direct Support Job Function Direct Support Pay Type Hourly DBA California MENTOR Hiring Rate $16.75 Required Education Some College Apply Now

Keywords: Sevita, Bakersfield , Caregiver, Healthcare , Lamont, California

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