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Direct Support Professional - Day Program

Company: Momentum WORK, Inc.
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Salary:$17.00 an hourJob Type:Full-time and Part-timeLocations:Santa BarbaraWe are looking for aDirect Support Professionalto join the team. This position is responsible for assisting adults with developmental disabilities in promoting their independence in social and employment settings. This position is under the supervision of the Director and Program Coordinator of Day Services. This is a direct hire: Full-time and Part-Time positions are available with starting pay rate of $17.00 per hour. Candidates must pass all applicable employment pre-screening background check, medical review/drug screen test, and driver review requirements.Responsibilities:Provides on-the-job training to program participants in groups and/or individuallyResponsible for providing skill or developmental training in various activities asdesignated; assists with personal care (including toileting/changing)/hygieneMaintains accurate and current records such as daily participant documentationContributes to positive relations between community members, program participants,vendors, and other Agency staffTrains program participants in accessing public transportation and assists them withcommunity integrationMonitors, tracks, and assists program participants in goal achievementOrganizes social and vocational groups in promoting independenceComplies with all Momentum Inc. program policies, CARF accreditation standards, TCRC,CAL/OSHA policies and proceduresMust be able to work at other Momentum WORK, Inc. locations, when needed Other related duties and responsibilities on an as-needed basisQualifications:High school diploma or equivalent. At least one (1) year of experience working with persons with developmental and/or other disabilities in individual and/or group settings preferred.Demonstrated ability to maintain the highest standards of confidentiality regarding personsserved and other related information.Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to complete tasks with numerous interruptions.Compassion and respect for persons with disabilitiesAbility to demonstrate patience and understanding because people served may haveintellectual, emotional, or behavioral challenges, in addition to physical limitationsMay need to be available during any disasters, per disaster planMust have a reliable phoneValid CA Driver's License: must have an acceptable driving record as determined bycriteria established by the Agency's insurance carrier and by Agency policyValid certification in CPR/First Aid (Training included)Ability to stand, sit for long periods of time. Ability to go up and downstairs. Ability to walk for long periods of time.AtMomentum WORK, Inc.we are dedicated to empowering people with disabilities by providing access to innovative services that support personal and professional growth, and by opening new doors towards independence. To that end, we strive to employ dedicated employees who will be passionate about fulfilling our vision. We believe that each employee is a valued contributor to the overall growth and success of our organization and the people we serve. We are looking for compassionate, reliable, and adaptable individuals who enjoy working in a team environment and to help us assist people with disabilities in achieving their aspirations and goals.We are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, veteran status, disability, history of disability or perceived disability, and per the Fair Chance Ordinance will consider qualified applications with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the ordinance.

Keywords: Momentum WORK, Inc., Santa Barbara , Direct Support Professional - Day Program, Other , Santa Barbara, California

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