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Direct Support Professional (DSP) - New I/DD Program

Company: Community Research Foundation
Location: Escondido
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionDirect Support Professional (5647) (Regular Part-Time, Hourly)Program/Location: CRF New Program - EscondidoHours: 16 - 40 hours per weekPay Rate: $27.79 per hour plus differentials for overnight and weekend shifts! NEW PROGRAM SERVING I/DD ADULTS OPENING IN ESCONDIDO!This program is the first of its kind in San Diego, California. We support adults with co-occurring mental health and developmental disabilities in a residential home, who come from a variety of backgrounds and levels of skill. We provide services to adults who have unique needs and do not fit in a box. Our goal is to create a diverse team by combining behavioral and mental health strategies to compassionately help clients learn to tolerate their stressors and to be successful in their future.What you will love about this job:We are at one location, no extra drivingGet your direct hours and supervision from a team of BCBAs and Mental Health Specialists, who are present in the home up to 40 hours a weekWe provide excellent benefits for full-time employees (details below)Youll meet and work with a variety of people and strengthen your clinical skillsWe provide pay incentives for overnight or weekend shiftsWe offer a diverse, inclusive work place that fosters and encourages personal growth and developmentWhat you will do at this job:Uphold the integrity and dignity of each client while supporting their daily needs, using evidence based, trauma-informed, positive supportsProvide Direct Care for the residents in the facilityTeach functional and communication skills to the residentsAssist, supervise, and train residents with activities of daily living, such as dressing, eating bathing, toileting, and completing housekeeping and laundry dutiesAssist Nurse in dispensing and documenting of residents medication.Attend weekly staff meetings and monthly in-service training sessions.Ensure timely, complete, accurate and professional documentationObserve and report to Director any unusual changes in resident behaviorWhat you need to do this job:Bachelors degree or higher in a related fieldMinimum two years of experience working with adults with ID/DD and co-occurring behavioral challengesRBT preferred; if not an RBT willingness to complete RBT within 6 months of hireA valid California drivers license in good standing and eligibility to be an approved CRF driver is required to fulfill the essential functions of this position. In addition, proof of insurance is required prior to driving personal vehicles on company business.Must be able to pass criminal/background clearance Benefits: CRF provides benefits to help you balance your work life and your personal life. For full-time staff (30 hours or more), we offer...19 days of PTO per yearPlatinum + medical plans, with minimal employee cost/expenses for you and excellent coverageSeveral dental plan optionsVision benefitsCompany-paid life insurance and Long-Term DisabilityTax-Free Flexible Spending for medical/dental/childcare expensesGenerous retirement plan contributionsEmployee Assistance Plan for you and your familyEmployee discount program, including pet insurance plansPaid training and supervision hours are availableOpportunities for advancement and growthWe also provide access to student loan repayment/forgiveness programs for graduatesAll new hires are required to show proof of completed vaccination and booster before their first date of work, unless legally exempted. We are an Equal Opportunity EmployerCompany DescriptionVision Statement:IMPROVING AND ENRICHING THE LIVES OF EVERY INDIVIDUAL AND FAMILY WE SERVEMissionCRF, in partnership with our clients and stakeholders, designs, delivers and evaluates innovative and exemplary behavioral health services in a manner that is both culturally and trauma competent, providing these services with integrity, compassion, and a strong focus on wellness. We also inspire and mentor the next generation of behavioral health professionals.PhilosophyCRF embraces the concept that persons affected by mental illness and co-occurring mental health and substance use problems can and do recover when provided with appropriate and adequate treatment, activities and supports. This includes access to culturally appropriate, recovery-focused care within the individual's own community provided in the least restrictive level possible. Our child, youth and family programs are family-centered and designed based upon wraparound philosophy.Persons ServedCommunity Research Foundation serves adults with serious mental illness, many with a co-occurring substance use problem, as well as seriously and emotionally disturbed youth and children.General Areas of ServiceShort Term Acute Residential Treatment (START) programs (alternative to hospitalization for adults) Transitional Living Residential Program for Adults Outpatient Clinics for Children and Adults Walk-In Urgent Care Clinic for Adults School-Based Counseling Programs Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Outpatient Psychosocial Rehabilitation Programs Client-Directed Psychosocial and Vocational Clubhouses CalWorks Specialized Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and Domestic Violence Program

Keywords: Community Research Foundation, Escondido , Direct Support Professional (DSP) - New I/DD Program, Other , Escondido, California

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