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Companion & Direct Support Professional

Location: San Rafael
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job Type Full-timeDescriptionOur Mission- To make a difference in the lives of people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities one person at a time.Our Vision- All people with IDD have the basic human right to lead meaningful lives with opportunities to be self-reliant and productive citizens.Our Purpose- To provide an array of individually designed services and supports around community living, family, daytime activities and employment opportunities. Available shifts- Weekends: Day Shift avail, Evening shift avail, Entire weekend shifts avail Fri 10:00 pm-Sun 10:00 pmDays: Mon-Friday 9:00 am-3:00 pm active client likes to go hikingTues, Wed, Thur, 3:00 pm-9:00 pmMon-Fri 9:00 am- 3:00 pm Spanish speaking preferredMonday 7:00 am-3:00 pm - do not need to driveFriday 7:00 am-3:00 pm- do not need to driveMon-Friday 9:00 am-3:00 pm Overtime available weeklyWe are looking for kind, patient, self motivated individuals, must drive and have a vehicle that can pass a safety inspection.Employer covers approx. 90% of healthcare coverage for employeesKNOWLEDGEPsychology - Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.Health & Safety -Knowledge of relevant safety equipment, policies, procedures, strategies, and first aid.English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.Technology- Knowledge of time and attendance system, ability to navigate the web, and communications (email, text, & phone).Client Support - You must adhere to:Code of Ethics delineated in the National Alliance for Direct Support Processionals.Understanding of Client's RightsPerson Centered ThinkingPrinciples of Supported LivingPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSRequires the ability to be mobile (including, but not limited to lifting, bending, squatting, crouching, twisting).Ability to lift 50 llbs.Ability to see and respond to dangerous situationsSKILLSBasic SkillsActive Learning- Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.Active Listening- Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.Critical Thinking- Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.Learning Strategies- Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.Monitoring- Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself to make improvements or take corrective action.Reading Comprehension- Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.Speaking- Talking to others to convey information effectively.Writing- Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.Social SkillsCoordination- Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.Instructing- Teaching others how to do something.Negotiation- Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.Persuasion- Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.Service Orientation- Actively looking for ways to help people.Social Perceptiveness- Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.Teamwork- Ability to effectively work in a team and respect co-workers.Self-Directed- Ability to work independentlyOutreach- Develop and productive relationships with employers and co-workers at volunteer and job sites, and in self-employment situations.Be professional with family members, care providers, Regional Center and circle of supports.Decision Making- Ability to make good judgement that benefit the client and their preference.Role Model- Be a positive role model for client, including age-appropriate, socially acceptable behavior.TASKSProvide client support including, but not limited to:Domestic Home Care including, but not limited to cleaning, cooking, and laundryDomestic Self Care including, but not limited to bathing, dressing, and hygieneFinancial management such as budgeting, assisting client with good money choicesPromote healthy choices with diet, medical appointments, medications, exercise programsIdentify household needs and safety issuesPromote recreation through social activities, classes, and areas of personal interestSupport relationships with family and friends, and facilitation of new relationshipsProvide transportation for school, work, appointments, and community outingsAttend monthly staff meetings, in-services, safety meetings, training.Document daily log notes, medication sheets, incident reports, etc.Communicate any major changes in client's schedule (hospital visit, taking client out of town, encountering difficulties in the community, etc.) to your Supervisor immediatelyRecord actual hours worked on our time and attendance system via smartphone, tablet, or computer and turn in on time.Follow Emergency Procedures (chain of authority, 911)Actively participate in CACS fundraising effortsAssuming other duties, responsibilities and special projects as neededRequirementsQUALIFICATIONSHigh School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate) preferredExperience with people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD)Valid Driver's LicensePass background checkA vehicle in documented good working orderUp to date CPR certificationSalary Description Hourly, Medical, Dental

Keywords: CASA ALLEGRA COMMUNITY SERVICES, San Rafael , Companion & Direct Support Professional, Other , San Rafael, California

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