Are you a Direct Support Professional who has a heart for
individuals with developmental disabilities? If so, Elwyn
California has a position for you!
Current Direct Support Professional (DSP) opportunities include
Full-time, Part-time, and On-call positions
For all shifts (AM, PM, NOC)
Elwyn is currently seeking kind and skillful Direct Support
Professionals who provide high quality and compassionate care to
join our residential group home team (EBSH) in Santa Rosa, Ca.
If you've worked in behavioral homes caring for individuals with
intellectual and developmental disabilities such as an Enhanced
Behavioral Supports Home (EBSH), Community Crisis Homes (CCH),
Specialized Residential Facilities (SRF) and other Community Living
Options that serve individuals with challenging behaviors, you
would be a great candidate for this position. This is a non-exempt
level position reporting to the Program Administrator.
Every day our Direct Support Professionals make a difference in
the lives of our residents and our communities. As a Direct Support
Professional at our Enhanced Behavioral Homes, you will be a part
of a team of professionals who provide care that ensures our
residents have the opportunity to live their lives to the
While there is no typical day as a DSP, each day is as unique as
the person you will support, some things many DSPs help with
Ensure the safety of residents by providing supervision and
assistance in areas of need.
Encourage and help residents achieve their IPP goals.
Assist and encourage the residents in developing self-reliance
in activities of daily living.
Following medical and other protocols to ensure that people are
healthy and safe.
Observe resident conditions and behaviors, documenting in
resident records significant issues as they occur and notifying
administrator/ director and/ or physician as needed. Report any
occurrences to on-coming shift, if appropriate.
Escort residents to intramural or extramural medical, health, or
other community services, and program outings (cultural and
community events), including Day Programs they might be enrolled
Represent Elwyn with outstanding professionalism with other
agencies, families, and professionals involved in residents'
treatment, from intake to discharge.
Remain Sympathetic and have an objective understanding of
individuals with mental, emotional and developmental
Responsible for ensuring that any suspicion of or knowledge of
suspected abuse is reported in accordance with the law and program
policies "Mandated Reporter" (SOC 341).
High School diploma or GED.
Valid California driver license
Must have at least one (1) year experience working in a program
serving persons with developmental disabilities.
Successful completion of pre-employment physical and drug
screen, including current TB
Successful completion of DOJ and FBI background check
Successful completion of all training as required by applicable
regulations, including, but not limited to, DSP1 and DSP2.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Elwyn California is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status,
protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by
Who We Are
Elwyn California, is a subsidiary of Elwyn, a premier non-profit
human services organization dedicated to serving children and
adults with special needs. Elwyn was founded in 1852, providing
innovative services for people with developmental disabilities
since its inception.
We believe that all people deserve an opportunity to build
meaningful, independent lives. Individuals and families find
support through Elwyn California programs to learn, work, and live
as they choose and as independently as possible.
Elwyn California Mission Statement: Maximizing potential through
personal commitment, collective talents and innovation, Elwyn
California supports individuals with diverse challenges in shaping
distinctive, meaningful lives.
Elwyn California Vision Statement: Through partnerships with
families, communities and government, Elwyn California will be the
provider of choice for people with diverse challenges.
Who We Serve
Elwyn California Residential Programs: Elwyn California provides
care for people with Developmental Disabilities and skilled nursing
needs via a sophisticated, state of the art, alternative model of
care. People live in single family homes, with individual bedrooms
and all the typical "home-like" amenities, as opposed to having to
live in larger congregate hospital-like settings.
Likewise, our employees enjoy a smaller, more personal and
home-like working environment, as well as the opportunity to
provide a very high level of quality care based upon the smaller
number of residents (typically 4-5 per home) and the high staff to
What We Offer
We value our employees and offer a comprehensive benefits
package that includes:
- Medical, Dental, Vision
- Generous PTO plan including holidays, personal, and sick
- Employer-paid life insurance plan
- Retirement Plan (403b)
- Flexible Spending Accounts for healthcare, childcare and
- Appreciation events, and more
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