Caregiver - Direct Support Professional (DSP) - CLS

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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? Do you have a passion for making a difference in people's lives? If so, then UCPLA is the company for you. When you join the UCPLA team, you help us bring independence to adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities. We offer competitive starting salaries and benefits to full-time staff: Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Life Assistance Program, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Paid Holidays, Vacation Benefits, Paid Sick Leave, Paid Bereavement Leave, Credit Union Benefits and Discounts, Referral Bonus Plan, and Retirement Plan.

United Cerebral Palsy of Los Angeles, Ventura & Santa Barbara Counties (UCPLA) is currently hiring Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to provide personal assistance to adults with developmental disabilities to live full and dignified lives. DSPs provide support in the person’s own home and out in the community, typically with one person at a time. DSPs have the unique opportunity to build a rewarding career and to develop caring relationships with the people they work with. 

Rate of Pay: $14.25 per hour
Schedule: 5 Days Per Week, includes PM Shifts and Weekend Shifts

Responsibilities:

  • Help people to achieve their personal goals
  • Promote independence, dignity, and fulfillment
  • Assist with personal care, including preparing meals, feeding, grooming, dressing, housekeeping, and toileting
  • Assist people to access their community for business, social, and recreational purposes
  • Help to monitor and maintain individual’s health
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 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, lift, and transfer clients 

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.

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Location: Caregiver / Direct Support in Glendale, CA
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