Direct Support Professional Cloverdale CA

Full Time Part Time
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • California, US
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: $16.15 per hour

Website Lifehouse Agency

As a Supported Living Specialist, you will teach valuable skills to people with developmental disabilities living in their own homes. Lifehouse is growing and we currently have several open positions in the Sonoma County area. Weekend, afternoon, and overnight shifts available.

What you will be doing: Help the people we support reach their goals in various areas. Teach independent living skills, such as cooking healthy meals, household tasks, grocery and necessity shopping, money management, and public transportation.

Ensure the highest level of independence for the people you support by assisting in day to day tasks. Support community integration and development of social skills through recreational activities. Monitor medication and accompany the people you support to medical appointments.

Assist with hygiene if needed. Develop and maintain positive relationships with parents and third party agencies. Participate in team meetings and training as well as agency-wide training opportunities.

Why you should apply:

  • You will make a difference.
  • You will be part of a great team working towards integration and changing the perception of people with developmental disabilities in the community.
  • You will be part of one of the first agencies in Northern CA implementing a Person Centered Thinking approach to the services we provide.
  • You will join a successful nonprofit committed to respect and trust.

Competitive pay, starting at $16.15/hr. Outstanding benefits, including medial, employer-funded HRA, dental, vision, Life, LTD, EAP, FSA, retirement plan with employer match, pet insurance, vacation, sick, and holiday pay.

What you will bring: Friendly, helpful attitude, willing to go the extra mile. Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities — or other experience if you find that it would be helpful for this position. CA driver’s license and a clean driving record. Ability to pass LiveScan fingerprint clearance. Ability to lift 50lbs.A positive outlook and the urge to make a difference.COVID-19 Precautions: Lifehouse is taking precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. We are actively following all health guidelines, practicing social distancing, working in small teams, hosting virtual training sessions, & offering paid COVID leave to qualifying staff who have been affected by the pandemic.