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    Direct Support Professional Hiring Event

    Merakey
    Escondido, CA 92025
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Job Description

    Make a difference while making a living... come to our hiring event on Wednesday, June 5th, 2019 and become a Direct Support Professional with Merakey!!!

    HIRING EVENT DETAILS:

    Positions: Direct Support Professionals & Lead Direct Support Professionals

    Date: Wednesday, June 5th, 2019

    Time: 11 am -- 7 pm

    Location: Regus Building (Suite 150)

    Address: 500 La Terraza Blvd, Escondido, CA 92025

    Note: Please park in the rear of the building and enter through the marked doors

    Our leadership team will be conducting interviews and making offers during the event!

    Please RSVP so we know when to expect you. Walk-ins are also welcome!

    STAND OUT BY BEING PREPARED!

    • Complete an APPLICATION prior to arrival at www.merakey.org (Search for Job ID: 45760)
    • RSVP and reserve your arrival time by going to: https://calendly.com/wendy-belan-1/hiring-event-dsp-escondido
      • NOTE: there are limited spots available per hour so reserve your time now.
    • Bring a copy of your RESUME
    • PLAN to be with us for at least an hour
    • BRING A FRIEND -- This is a rare opportunity to potentially pick your co-workers

    POSITION INFORMATION

    Merakey is currently seeking Direct Support Professionals and Lead Direct Support Professionals to support our consumers in our IDD (Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Services) group homes in Escondido, CA. Current positions available include Full Time, Part Time, and Per Diem schedules.

    DSP COMPENSATION

    • DSP pay rate starts at $15 & $17 per hour
    • Lead DSP pay rate starts at $16 & $18 per hour
    • Fee for Service DSP pay rate starts at $19 per hour
    • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits are available for all full time employees.

    CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

    The Direct Support Professional interacts with and supports the individual in a variety of potential settings, including community, family or individual homes and generic community settings, and Adult Training Facilities.

    • Provides personal care, instruction, guidance, mentoring, companionship and support, often across a 24-hour period, according to the individual's Person-Centered Plan/Individual Support Plan (ISP).
    • Assists, teaches, and monitors daily living activities including (but not limited to) personal hygiene, bathing, shaving, grooming, medications, laundry and room care.

    CORE REQUIREMENTS

    • Must be at least 18 years old and have a valid driver's license
    • Must have a verifiable High School Diploma/GED education or higher
    • Must have at least 6 months of paid and verifiable experience working with IDD Adults or children in a group home or residential setting.

    ABOUT OUR INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SERVICES (IDD) SERVICES

    Merakey supports individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (in the enhancement of their abilities and interests. Services are aimed at partnering with individuals as they become self-sufficient and live everyday lives. Merakey focuses on helping individuals find meaningful roles in their community and to feel valued as community members. Individuals are always at the core of planning and implementation of services.

    WHY WORK FOR MERAKEY?

    • Rewarding and personally fulfilling nature of work
    • Large, financially stable company with diverse programs, positions, and professional development opportunities
    • Fixed Benefits Plan for Everyday Expenses (Meant to complement other health insurance)
    • Dental Insurance / Vision Insurance
    • Hospital Indemnity Plan / Term Life Insurance / Short-Term Disability Plan
    • Retirement Plan with company matching
    • Electronic Service Programs (Savings on HP, Verizon, AT&T)
    • Educational Partnerships (Variety of partnership opportunities to obtain certifications, undergraduate, and graduate degrees with reduced tuition rates)
    • Employee Referral bonus

    Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!

    RSVP/APPLY TODAY: www.merakey.org/carees (Job ID 45760)

    Posting ID: 563057837Posted: 2020-09-20