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Direct Support Professional for Adults with Disabilities (Antioch, CA)

Company: VistAbility
Location: Antioch
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Direct Support Professional for Adults with Disabilities (Antioch, CA) Apply Now Join a trusted and highly-regarded non-profit agency based in Contra Costa County since 1965. We are committed to providing outstanding person-centered services to children and adults who have intellectual or developmental disabilities. Enjoy a work environment that emphasizes work-life balance and a culture of service. OUR CULTURE OF SERVICE: The individuals and communities we serve are the reason we've been around for almost 60 years! We strive to help each person become as independent and self-sufficient as they can be. We invite you to experience the satisfaction and fulfillment of being there for the people who depend on you and working together with your team in a culture of service. Be a part of a fun, dynamic, social program and be a positive force in someone's life!The entry-level Direct Support Professional (Instructor 1) assists and teaches adults who have disabilities (eg. Down's Syndrome, Autism, Cerebral Palsy) at our CAP-Antioch day program. Group activities include arts and crafts, games, holiday parties, costume contests, music, cooking classes, field trips (parks, museums, grocery store, mall, restaurants, etc.), and more. As an Instructor 1, you would...+ Verbally and physically support people in their daily program in an age-appropriate and respectful manner. (This includes providing support in community settings.) + Manages peoples' medical and personal care needs (including assisting with bathroom use), privately, respectfully and using universal safety precautions+ Implements lesson plans as developed by the supervisory team and collects data according to prescribed procedures.Must have:+ Valid CA Driver license and good driving record required.+ Must meet State licensing requirements involving health screening and Department of Justice clearance including fingerprinting and background check.+ COVID-19 Vaccination - subject to religious or medical exemption requests+ Masking required when in presence of any staff or participants Location: Antioch Hours: 8-3:30pm, Monday - Friday, 37.5 hrs/wk Compensation: $15.54 per hour + great benefits!Benefits for these work hours include:+ Medical, Dental, Life and Long Term Disability Insurance, 403(b) retirement plan,+ Paid vacation, Sick Days, and 11 paid Holidays plus a paid "holiday" on the employee's birthday.Our vacation accrual rates are generous: 1st and 2nd year of employment = 2 weeks vacation a year; 3rd and 4th year of employment = 3 weeks vacation a year; 5th to 9th year of employment = 4 weeks vacation a year; the 10th year onward = 5 weeks vacation a year.All positions open until filledProgram: Community Access ProgramsThis is a non-management positionThis is a full time position

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