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Direct Support Professional /Caregiver Santa Rosa

Job Details

NBSR - Santa Rosa, CA
$18.27 - $23.32 Hourly

Description

Do you see amazing things in people? Do you want to make a difference in your community? Share what you see with others and make a difference! At Bayberry Inc., Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) teach, encourage, and support people with disabilities to live rewarding lives. We are hiring in the Cloverdale area!Personal Attendants/Direct Support Professionals are responsible to provide guidance, instruction, and support to clients in their own homes. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Support Responsibilities:
• Provide guidance, support and instruction to clients in their own homes and in the community.
• Assist with medications.
• Assist with daily routines, household chores, shopping/meal preparation, and personal care.
• Assist with transportation to appointments to include, medical, dental, counseling, planning team meetings, etc.
• Assist with scheduling social and recreational outings.
• Promote and maintain a positive and supportive environment.

Support Team Responsibilities:
• Participate in planning team process if requested by sharing essential information to inform planning team decisions.
• Inform Bayberry SLS Coordinator (supervisor) of any information that needs to be passed on to outside agencies.

Bayberry Employee Responsibilities:
• Maintain professional communication and working relationships with the people supported in Bayberry Inc. SLS, their families, all Bayberry staff.
• Attend required Bayberry Inc. meetings.
• Perform other related duties as assigned.


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
• Be able to handle crisis situations effectively, and according to protocol.
• Be able to work independently.
• Be able to follow-up on directives from supervisor.
• Be dependable, arriving to work on time.
• Be able to read, write, and comprehend English.
• Be able to perform the tasks as indicated by the client’s ISP and IPP.

A successful applicant will get to know active, young adults and assist them in setting and reaching goals that will significantly impact their future. DSPs partner with them in making informed decisions and everyday choices about their preferred activities, finances, well-being, relationships, and employment.

Hourly rate starting at $22.00 per hour. Sign on bonus totaling $700 available and possible travel incentives. Full time employees receive health insurance benefits after 90 days of employment and earn paid time off.

Qualifications

Applicant must:

  • Be 18 years of age or older.
    Applicant must:
    • Be 18 years of age or older.
    • Have a high school diploma or its equivalent.
    • Have independent and reliable transportation, along with a valid driver’s license, insurance, and acceptable DMV record.
    • Must complete all necessary clearances (paid for by Bayberry Inc.) to begin work, including:
        o Appropriate fingerprint clearance.
        o TB test with negative results (or Doctor’s exam for TB positive result)
        o Negative pre-employment drug screening
    • Have ability to be reached by telephone reliably.

    Applicants preferred to have:
    • At least one year of experience working with persons with developmental disabilities.
  • Have a high school diploma or its equivalent.
  • Have independent and reliable transportation, along with a valid driver’s license, insurance, and acceptable DMV record.
  • Must obtain or provide all necessary clearances to begin work, including:
  • Appropriate fingerprint clearance.
  • TB test with negative results (or Doctor’s exam for TB positive result)
  • Negative pre-employment drug screening
  • Have ability to be reached by telephone reliably. 
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