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Estimated Pay $23 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Santa Monica, California

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Changing Lives Shaping The Future


Job Title: Direct Support Professional
Hourly Rate: $17.00-18.00 (based on certification) 
Shifts Needed: AM/PM/NOC--Weekends Preferred
Job Status: Full time/ Part time
Work Locations: Los Angeles, CA


Redwood Family Care Network is an innovative leader in delivering person-centered home and community-based services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our Mission is to provide World Class 
person-centered services, supports and advocacy for individuals in positive and life-enriching environments. 
Redwood Family Care Network takes a ZERO tolerance stance on abuse and neglect. Any allegations will be reported to the proper authorities. We are committed to the Health and Safety of the individuals we support. 
Our employees are sharing their passion to make a positive impact in the lives of others. We are looking for individuals who share our Mission, Vision, and Core Values. 

Benefits: Full-Time

  • Comprehensive benefits options, including medical, dental, vision, life, STD, LTD, hospital indemnity, critical illness, and accident insurance. 
  • HSA, Health Care FSA and Dependent Care FSA
  • EAP (Employee assistance program)
  • Employee discount program
  • PTO (Paid time off)
  • Dayforce Wallet Daily Pay
  • Pre-Tax 401(k)
  • After-Tax Roth
  • Tuition discount through Capella University

Benefits: Part-Time

  • Sick Time
  • EAP (Employee assistance program)
  • Employee discount program
  • Dayforce Wallet Daily Pay
  • Tuition discount through Capella University


All applicants are subject to a background check. Once a conditional offer is made and a background check has been completed, if Redwood Family Care Network is concerned about a conviction that is directly related to the job, we reserve the right to withdraw the offer of employment. 


Here's What You'll Do:

The Direct Support Professional II supports individuals with developmental disabilities to have quality of life. The Direct Support Professional II promotes the health, safety and well-being of residents. A Direct Support Professional II serves as an advocate for our clients.

Essential Functions

  • Outline and prepare daily routine(s) for clients' (visual and active) as written in Individual Program Plan.
  • Support the needs and goals of each resident by participating in the development of IPP/ISP goals.
  • Maintain a clean, safe and healthy environment for the clients.
  • Support the needs and goals of each resident by taking them to visit family and friends, to preferred leisure/recreation activities, and encouraging them to socialize among peers.
  • Assist clients with personal care such as grooming, bathroom needs, changing clients' undergarments and/or clothing if needed.
  • Prepare daily meals and assist with clean-up.
  • Pick-up/drop-off clients in company vans from/to their home/facility (if necessary).
  • Report any incidents or problems and communicate daily with administers.
  • Perform other duties assigned

Education and Experience:

  • Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Must have at least 1 year of professional or personal experience in caregiving (Preferred experience in supporting individuals with developmental disabilities or mental illnesses with challenging behaviors)
  • Direct Support Professional Certificate Year 1 & Year 2 and CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention (Preferred or willing to obtain within the first 6 months of hire)
  • First Aid / CPR (Preferred or willing to obtain within 30 days of employment)
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must have a California Driver’s License
  • Candidates must successfully pass all pre-employment requirements, including but not limited to a background check.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to push, pull or lift up to 50lbs.
  • Able to work both indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions.
Work Remotely
  • No

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Posting ID: 916903540 Posted: 2024-05-20 Job Title: Direct Support Professional