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Behavioral Group Home Caregiver

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Overview

As a caregiver, you’ll build relationships and enhance lives by providing care and support to children and adults with intellectual disabilities, physical or behavioral challenges, or traumatic brain injuries. The work you do is meaningful - you can make a real difference in the lives of those we serve to live as independently as possible.

  • Full Time, Part Time, and PRN
  • Days, Weekends, Nights, Overnights
  • Meaningful Work

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Can you be a successful caregiver for The MENTOR Network? If you share these traits, you can help the people you serve experience the true freedom that comes from learning to live independently.

  • Trustworthy
  • Compassionate
  • Communicator
  • Responsible
  • Sensible
  • Patient

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I wanted to make a difference in the world and saw the opportunity as a DSP as a way to make the world a better place. Helping someone else achieve their goals made me feel awesome.

~ Jon Fisher, President, Community Support Services (CSS), started his career as a Direct Support Professional.

Benefits

  • Health/Wellness

  • Paid Time Off

  • Training

  • Career Development

  • Recognition

  • 401k and HSA/FSA

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Job Responsibilities

Job ID 19000QZP Description
Behavioral Group Home Caregiver
Primary Location: United States-CA-CABakersfield
Function:Direct Support Professional (Caregivers)

Everybody needs a job but only extraordinary people work here.  

Loyalty, genuine care, and determination to grow and learn - that is extraordinary!  We believe in the extraordinary and the potential to be so is in all people who desire to reach for their best.  


At California MENTOR our team is fun, creative, and dedicated to making a difference every day in the lives of the people we serve and work alongside.  The heart of what we do is support and serve people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities of all ages.


Description

Caregiver, Direct Support Professional - Opportunities available now in Bakersfield area! 

 

You can make a difference by providing care to individuals with various needs and disabilities such as behavioral, developmental, physical, and mental health. Through this rewarding work you’ll develop strong bonds with individuals you serve and your coworkers making work feel like spending time with family.

 
What we offer you:
  • A collaborative work environment with an incredible team of co-workers
  • Paid training
  • Full compensation/benefits package for those working over 30 hours per week
  • 401(k) with company matching  (after introductory period and eligibility requirements are met)
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off, Holiday pay, and Annual bonus plans
  • Family-oriented environment, casual dress, employee events
  • Access to a national network of local human service providers across 36 states 

Schedule options depend on program however we can typically work with your availability and offer options such as: 

  • Full-time & part-time
  • Early mornings, evenings, overnights, and weekends

As a Caregiver you will support people with activities of daily living such as: 

  • Transporting to medical appointments, errands, shopping or activities in your community
  • Providing guidance with social skills, advocacy, self esteem
  • Teaching strategies to live as independently as possible 
  • Personal hygiene, bathing, toileting, grooming, preparing meals, and assisting with medication administration
  • Assisting individuals to redirect challenging behaviors

*Similar experience for this position:  Behavioral tech, behavioral technician, counselor, behavioral interventionist, behavior intervention, behavior modification, positive behavior support, behavioral caregiver, ABA



Qualifications:
  • Associate's degree OR a Minimum of 60 units/credits completed in a college or qualified institution of higher education
  • One year or more of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities or closely similar 
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Valid CA driver’s license in good standing required
  • DSP 1 and/or DSP 2 certification a BIG PLUS (but not required for hire)
  • Successful clearance of local and/or state background checks
  • Compassionate approach
  • Reliable, responsible attitude 

As a successful Caregiver you will:

  • Celebrate and encourage growth and independence in the life of every individual you serve.
  • Lead by example to encourage and support your co-workers and the individuals you serve.
  • Approach concerns with an open mind and assume positive intent.
  • Take initiative to identify problems before they become crises.


Come join our team of dedicated and caring professionals. Apply Today!



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