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Direct Support Professional/ Caregiver -- Napa

Job Details

NBRC - NAPA, CA
High School
$18.27 - $23.32
Health Care

Description

Overview

Bayberry Inc. provides supported living services to clients with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Personal Attendants are responsible to provide guidance, instruction, and support to clients in their own homes. All responsibilities outlined herein are considered Essential Functions unless waived for an individual client. PA responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Client Support Responsibilities:

  • Provideguidance, support and instruction to clients iPersonal 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.

    n their own homes and in the community.
  • Assist clients to take their medications.
  • Assist client with their daily routines.
    • Household chores
    • Food shopping/meal preparation
    • Personal care and hygiene
    • Emergency preparedness
    • Mobility assistance
  • Assist with transportation to appointments to include, medical, dental, counseling, planning team meetings, etc.
  • Participate in/schedule social and recreational outings with client.
  • Maintain awareness of client safety and follow risk management protocol.
  • Promote and maintain a positive and supportive environment for the client.

Support Team Responsibilities:

  • Participate in planning team process with client, sharing essential information to assist with planning team decisions.
  • Inform Bayberry SLS Coordinator (supervisor) of any information that needs to be passed on to outside agencies. SLS Coordinator will then communicate information to regional center CPCs, and to other collaborative agencies as needed.
  • Understand and implement the Individual Service Plan (ISP) and Individual Program Plan (IPP) of the assigned client(s).
  • Track data per client behavioral plans/IPP/ISP.
  • Participate in additional meetings regarding client as needed.

Reporting Responsibilities

  • Report special incidents to the Bayberry SLS Coordinator(Supervisor) as soon as they occur.
  • Notify supervisor of any changes in client health or activity.
  • Notify supervisor of all medication changes per physician order.
  • Document daily activity in client file.
  • Provide additional documentation as directed by supervisor.

Bayberry Employee Responsibilities:

  • Communicate professionally with supervisors, co-workers, clients, their families.
  • Establish and maintain professional working relationships with clients, their families, all Bayberry staff.
  • Attend required Bayberry meetings.
  • Represent Bayberry in a professional manner at all times.
  • Perform other 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 client-specific tasks indicated by the clients ISP and IPP.

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.


Applicants preferred to have:

  • At least one year of experience working with persons with developmental disabilities.

 

Salary

$700 sign on bonus

$16.80 to $24.10/hr

Health insurance, paid time off, and 401k available for full time employees after introduction period

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