Direct Support Professional

    The MENTOR Network
    Ventura, CA 93001
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Job ID 200009OI Description
    Direct Support Professional
    Primary Location: United States-CA-CAVentura
    Function:Direct Support Professional (Caregivers)


    The health and safety of our employees and of those individuals we serve is of utmost importance to us. Due to the essential services we provide as Caregiver/Direct Support Professionals, we continue to accept applications and fill open positions in our residential programs. Providing round-the-clock care, we have full-time and part-time schedules open with all shifts available immediately.

    To be sure we extend that concern to our recruitment process, we will be leveraging digital capabilities to meet virtually and continue to recruit top talent at California MENTOR/Cole Vocational Services, a partner of The MENTOR Network. Due to the public health concerns regarding COVID-19, as your application progresses, you will be asked to participate in virtual interviews using one of our digital tools. Our recruitment team will provide further details to assist you in your recruitment journey.

    Thank you for your flexibility and understanding as we focus on the safety and well-being of those we serve, as well as one another.

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    Everybody needs a job but only extraordinary people work here. Our team is fun, creative, and dedicated to making a difference every day in the lives of the people we serve. The heart of what we do is support and serve people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities of all ages. As a Caregiver/Direct Support Professional (DSP) with California MENTOR, you'll be one of these extraordinary people.

    Our Care Providers are the link to the community for those we serve. Whether you're helping someone ride the bus for the first time, prepare for a job interview, attend college classes, do their own laundry, or assist with personal care, at the end of your work day, you know you have made a difference in someone's life.

    Based in community settings, DSPs provide assistance with daily activities ranging from meal preparation, personal hygiene, and medication administration, to accompanying individuals on outings in the community or providing transportation to work or other activities. In addition, DSPs support therapeutic and behavioral plans, working closely with our clinical staff, to enhance the quality of life for those we support.

    Whether you have previous experience in a role like this, or this just sounds like the type of impact you want to make... we want to hear from you!

    Bring the right attitude, we'll train you for success!


    What we require of you:
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • 6 months - 1 year of behavioral experience working with Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
    • Must be minimum of 18 years of age
    • Valid driver's license in good standing
    • Access to a registered vehicle with proof of insurance
    • Successful clearance of background checks
    What we offer you:
    • A rewarding work environment with some of the best co-workers you could ask for
    • A chance to make a difference in people's lives on a daily basis
    • Full compensation/benefits package including 401(k) with company matching
    • Paid Time Off & Holiday pay
    • Full and Part time schedules available
    • An opportunity to build lasting relationships with your co-workers and the people we serve
    • Family-oriented environment, casual dress, employee events
    • Employee discounts
    • A dynamic work environment where no day is ever the same as the next
    • Free training, career development, and advancement opportunities
    • Mileage reimbursement
    • Access to jobs throughout the nation-wide Network
    We have a great work environment and you'll be surrounded with a strong and supportive team of peers, leaders and colleagues. California MENTOR is a partner of The MENTOR Network, a national network of local human services providers offering quality, community-based services. With ~30,000 employees serving ~26,000 consumers in 35 states, you'll have career opportunities from coast to coast. When you join The MENTOR Network, you'll make a difference every day and help to provide quality of life enhancing services to individuals across the country.

    Come join our team of dedicated and caring professionals. Apply Today!


    Posting ID: 555280910Posted: 2020-05-27