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Direct Support Professional - Caregiver

Company: Dabsinc
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:

DABS Inc provides comprehensive life skills training to adults with developmental disabilities, especially those experiencing placement challenges across California. We develop placement opportunities in order to help clients achieve a dignified experience of living and thriving within a network of community support and outreach.Our life skills training enables our clients to reach their goals, create lasting and meaningful relationships, and to gain access to opportunities for learning and community outreach. With guidance, our clients are able to make their own informed decisions based on their own needs and wishes without threatening nor restricting their independence.What You Will Do

  • Provides companionship during regular activities around the home and community, such as seeing a movie and sharing meal times and evening relaxation time.
  • Establish and maintain a safe environment in all settings including facilities, vehicles and public outings
  • Engage clients while encouraging positive peer interactions and healthy socialization
  • Prompt for tasks of daily living
  • Assisting with medication administration is at times required depending on the need of consumers
  • Redirect inappropriate behaviors and seek positive resolution to client conflicts and difficulties using ABA professional behavioral health tactics and training
  • Utilize nonviolent physical crisis intervention tactics if a client presents a danger to themselves or others
  • Must participate in ongoing trainings and staff meetings
  • Facilitate information exchange regarding clients with internal personnel and external circle of support(s)
  • Track and document client progress and capture accurate case notes information in a concise, professional, and accurate manner
  • Providing transportation to consumer for any appointments of their choice
  • Working with a team of internal and external professionals
  • Other related tasks as neededWhat We Need From You
    • Current CPR Certification - we can provide you with resources to complete this
    • Recent TB Test - we can provide you with resources to complete this
    • Reliable Transportation to and from work
    • Some experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities would be useful but not required for anyone that is passionate about making a difference
    • For roles that require driving, you will need to have a valid driver's license, personal vehicle, and insurance
    • Undergo federal and state fingerprint background checkWhat We Offer
      • $18/hr
      • Full and Part-Time positions - let us know what you're looking for!
      • Paid Time Off and Sick LeaveWhere You Will Work
        • San Mateo, Burlingame, Redwood City area opportunities availableDABS, Inc provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: Dabsinc, San Mateo , Direct Support Professional - Caregiver, Healthcare , San Mateo, California

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