Caregiver - Direct Support Professional (DSP) - AM Shift

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United Cerebral Palsy of Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties (UCPLA) is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates. UCPLA also considers qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment pursuant to California Law and, if applicable, the L.A. Fair Chance Ordinance.

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I understand that if I am extended an offer of employment, it may be conditioned upon my successfully completing a post-offer, pre-employment fingerprint screening and medical examination, including a drug screen. I understand that my job offer or my continuing employment, if hired, is contingent upon my being physically, mentally, and medically able, with or without reasonable accommodation, to successfully perform the essential functions of my job. I consent to the release of any or all medical information as may be deemed necessary to judge my capability to do the work for which I am applying. I also understand that employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion of reference checks and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant’s identity and legal authority to work in the United States.

I understand that nothing in this application, conveyed during any interview, or subsequent employment creates a contract of employment between UCPLA or any subsidiary or affiliate and myself, nor guarantees employment for any definite period of time. If employed, I understand that I have been hired at the will of the employer and my employment may be terminated at any time, with or without cause or notice by either myself or UCPLA. I understand that UCPLA can change benefits, policies, and conditions at any time.

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Are you looking for meaningful work? Are you passionate about making a difference? If so, then UCPLA is the company for you. When you join UCPLA, you will help us promote independence for adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities. We offer competitive starting salaries, Paid Holidays, Vacation Benefits, Paid Sick Leave, Referral Bonus Plan, and Retirement Plan to part-time employees.

United Cerebral Palsy of Los Angeles, Ventura & Santa Barbara Counties (UCPLA) is currently hiring Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to assist developmentally disabled individuals with daily living needs in a group home residential setting. Our DSPs help our residents with their physical, emotional, and social needs by using a person-centered approach. DSPs have the unique opportunity to build a rewarding career in healthcare and to develop caring relationships with our residents.

Rate of Pay: $14.25 per hour
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 5:00 AM - 9:00 AM
                  
Saturdays and Sundays, 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Responsibilities:

  • Assist residents with moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs, automobiles, and with eating, dressing, and grooming
  • Respect and promote the individual rights of people served
  • Provide direct care and other related duties as assigned by supervisor(s) and/or nursing staff
  • Attend required in-service trainings
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Read, write, comprehend, and communicate in English well enough to perform essential duties and responsibilities
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Communicate and work professionally and cooperatively with others
  • Successfully pass all post-offer, pre-employment screening requirements, including criminal background check, drug screening, and provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States
  • Ability to run, push, pull, bend, squat, kneel, and lift up to fifty (50) pounds

CNAs are encouraged to apply!

With 40 programs and service sites spanning several counties, UCPLA is the largest nonprofit provider of direct care services for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities in Southern California.

UCPLA is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates. UCPLA also considers qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment pursuant to California Law and, if applicable, the L.A. Fair Chance Ordinance.

Location: Caregiver / Direct Support in Lomita, CA
Apply for this Position Job code: 2019-1630
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