Supported Living Services Overnight Direct Support Professional

Goleta, CA

PAY RANGE: $17.50- $20.50 Hourly

JOB TYPE: 10pm-6am Full Time

LOCATION: Goleta, CA

Up to $750 Sign On Bonus

Job Title: OVERNIGHT DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL, INDEPENDENT & SUPPORTED LIVING SERVICES


Under the supervision of the Program Director and House Manager, this position will provide awake overnight support services to individuals living in residential settings, promoting safety, independence and dignity for persons served.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Record and appropriately utilize necessary data, progress notes, staff logs, and program required documentation
  •  Supervise and assist persons served in following their overnight and daily morning schedule including household meal preparation, maintaining sanitary and orderly conditions in their home, other household tasks and transportation as necessary
  • Prompt and assist persons served in medication management as needed
  • Assists participants in all aspects of personal care
  • Assist persons served in weight bearing and non weight bearing transfers
  • Use crisis intervention techniques in emergency situations when persons served are in danger of injuring themselves or others
  • Participates in in-service training and staff meetings to facilitate professional development
  • Complies with all UCP WORK Inc. and OSHA policies and procedures
  • Other related duties, responsibilities and special projects on an as needed basis

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to stand, sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to go up and down stairs
  • Ability to speak, read, hear, and understand technical written material
  • Lifting may be required; may exceed 25 lbs.
  • Ability to bend, lift and carry
  • Full awareness of environmental stimuli
  • Ability to implement Crisis Management, Safety & ProAct techniques

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Associate of Arts degree or equivalent in related field preferred
  • Experience working with persons with developmental and/or other disabilities
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality regarding person served and his/her related information
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with little direct supervision
  • Compassion and respect for persons with disabilities
  • May need to be available during any disasters, per disaster plan
  • Must have reliable phone
  • Must have personal car and valid insurance
  • Must have valid CA Driver’s License
  • Valid certification in CPR/1st Aid (Training available)

BENEFITS:

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

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