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

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Job Description
Up to $500 Sign On Bonus!*Schedule Available:

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday

Must be available to work weekends and on-call as needed

Momentum is hiring a Direct Support Professional II (DSP II) to provide support to adults with disabilities. As a Direct Support Professional II (DSP II), you will be responsible for the implementation of Individual Service Plans (ISP) that will lead to or continue to promote independence and personal skills, well assisting in providing a safe and secure home environment for persons supported in Momentum’s Independent and Community Living Services program.

Benefits (Full-time):

  • $500.00 Sign on Bonus*
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Life Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation/Sick/Bereavement leave
  • Credit Union Benefits and Discounts
  • $750.00 Referral Bonus Program
  • Retirement Plan (403B)

DSP II Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provides individualized coaching in daily living skills
  • Assists with daily needs/tasks within persons supported home
  • Provides education and support in the use of community resources
  • Maintains accurate and current records in individuals’ communication logs regarding information relevant to Individual Service Plans (ISP)
  • Supports and assists persons supported in following their daily activity schedule including household meal preparation, maintaining sanitary and orderly conditions in their home, other household tasks, budgeting, ledgers, and transportation, as necessary
  • Prompts and assists persons supported in medication management
  • Teaches adaptive living skills and monitors the extent to which they are followed
  • Assists participants in all aspects of personal care, including hygiene and medical/dental appointments
  • Assists individuals in attending social activities to further social skills
  • Trains program participants to access public transportation and assist persons supported in accessing benefits such as Social Security, SSI, IHSS and Section 8 housing
  • Assists persons supported in weight bearing and non-weight bearing transfers

DSP II Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Current and valid California driver license, liability insurance, and reliable means of transportation; required
  • High school diploma or equivalent; required
  • Must have reliable phone/access to phone (monthly stipend)
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience working with people with developmental and/or other disabilities; preferred
  • Must be able to read, write, comprehend, and communicate effectively in English
  • 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 up to 50 lbs., and transfer individuals
  • Use of personal vehicle for assignments throughout service areas not normally assigned; highly preferred
  • Must be available to travel throughout Los Angeles and Orange Counties, as needed (mileage reimbursed)

*Onetime Sign on Bonus will be paid in two payments. First payment will be made after 90 days of active employment and second payment will be made after 6 months to active employees in good standing.

With 40 programs and service sites spanning several counties, Momentum is the largest nonprofit provider of direct support for individuals with disabilities in Southern California.

Momentum is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates. Momentum also considers qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment pursuant to California Law and, if applicable, the L.A. Fair Chance Ordinance.