Supported Living Direct Support Professional

Goleta, CA

Pay Range: $17.50 - $20.50 an hour

JOB TYPE: Full Time and Part Time Available

LOCATIONS: Goleta

Up to $750 Sign-On Bonus

JOB TITLE: DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL I/II, INDEPENDENT & SUPPORTED LIVING SERVICES


We are looking for a Direct Support Professional to join our team to assist individuals with disabilities to learn, grow and become more independent. If you enjoy interacting with adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, we’d like to meet with you.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide individualized coaching in daily living skills.
  • Provide education and support in the use of community resources.
  • Maintain accurate and current records in ID notes and communication logs regarding information relevant to Individual Service Plans
  • Support and assist persons served in following their daily activity schedule including household meal preparation, maintaining sanitary and orderly conditions in their home, other household tasks, budgeting, ledgers, and transportation as necessary.
  • Medication management
  • Assist participants in all aspects of personal care, including medical/dental appointments.
  • Assists individuals in attending social activities to further social skills.
  • Train program participants to access public transportation and assist persons served in accessing benefits such as Social Security, SSI, IHSS and Section 8 housing.
  • Assist persons served in weight bearing and non-weight bearing transfers.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • At least one (1) year of experience working with persons with developmental and/or other disabilities. 
  • Clear live scan background check and physical
  • Reliable transportation (valid CA driver's license and vehicle insurance)

BENEFITS:

  • Paid Time- Off
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Friends & Family Referral Bonus
  • Direct Deposit
  • Anniversary Bonus
  • On-the-job Training Provided

We strive to employ dedicated employees who will be passionate about fulfilling our vision of inclusion, access, and opportunity for all.