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Caregiver for Community Outings and Activities

Company: Sevita
Location: Clearlake
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

California MENTOR, a member of the Sevita family, provides services for adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities and other complex challenges, including autism spectrum disorders.
Caregiver for Community Outings and Activities - Hiring now!
Would you like to make a positive difference in the lives of others? Join our mission. Based in community settings, within a program, and working closely with our clinical staff to support therapeutic and behavioral plans, DSPs provide assistance and strategies to the individuals we serve to live as independently as possible.

  • Provide transportation and support out in the community one-on-one with an adult who has an intellectual or developmental disability: outings/field trips, fun activities like movies and going to local events, shopping and dining out, and come up with creative ideas and activities for developmental goals
  • Assist with daily living skills including meal preparation and assist with medication administration (as needed)
  • Provide guidance on a range of developmental goals from community participation, household budgeting, exercise, nutrition, and supporting vocational responsibilities
  • Support persons served with living skills such as personal hygiene, grooming and/or bathing and toileting (as needed)
  • Assist individuals we serve to redirect agitated or aggressive behaviors (training provided)Qualifications:

    • High School Diploma or GED/equivalent
    • Must be minimum of 18 years of age
    • Six months of experience in human services, specifically with individuals who have - can be paid or volunteer experience
    • Valid CA driver's license in good standing
    • Access to a registered vehicle with proof of insurance
    • Successful clearance of all required background checks
    • A reliable, responsible attitude and a compassionate approach and a commitment to quality in everything you do

    • Willing and able to travel to surrounding areas outside of Ukiah (reimbursed for mileage at $0.58 per mile and paid for travel time)Why Join Us?

      • Full-time and Part-time positions available
      • Full compensation/benefits package for employees working 30+ hours/week
      • Dayforce Wallet available to all employees - get access to your pay right away! We offer the option to receive your pay within a day after you complete your shift, super easy and simple from the mobile employee app
      • Mileage reimbursement for using personal vehicle for company purposes (such as the outings)
      • 401(k) with company match, Paid time off, holiday pay, annual merit-based pay increases
      • Rewarding work, impacting the lives of those you serve, working alongside a great team of coworkers.
      • Enjoy job security with nationwide career development and advancement opportunities.EOE/AAE/ADA
        We have meaningful, energizing, and rewarding work for you - come join our team - Apply Today!
        Sevita is a leading provider of home and community-based specialized health care. We believe that everyone deserves to live a full, more independent life. We provide people with quality services and individualized supports that lead to growth and independence, regardless of the physical, intellectual, or behavioral challenges they face. We've made this our mission for more than 50 years. And today, our 40,000 team members continue to innovate and enhance care for the 50,000 individuals we serve.

        Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets

Keywords: Sevita, Santa Rosa , Caregiver for Community Outings and Activities, Healthcare , Clearlake, California

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