Direct Support Professional
Location: Yuba City
Posted on: September 20, 2023
Are you looking for an opportunity to advance your career while
working with an extraordinary team? At Merakey, we put heart and
soul into everything we do.
We are seeking Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to join our team
at our program in -Yuba City, CA.
If you are a Caregiver, Direct Care Worker, Home Health aide or
always wanted to be one, this is the opportunity for you as we are
Earn $20- $22 per hour*
*Starting offer based on relevant experience, education, and
*Professional Development Training, Support, and Resources to
obtain a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) Certification- -$2
pay increase once obtained
Our Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) interact and support our
individuals with development disabilities in a variety of potential
settings including community, family or individual homes and
generic community settings, as well as Adult Training Facilities.
The DSP will assist with direct care as well as implementation of
behavior plans. We provide a level of care that enhances the
health, safety, dignity and contentment of every consumer served by
assisting and training individuals in the areas of personal care,
communication, and social skill development.
Merakey offers Medical, Dental and Vision insurance plans as well
as competitive compensation plans. - - In addition, benefits
include Work/Life balance, flexible schedules, cell phone discount
plans, employee referral bonuses, tuition reimbursement, DailyPay,
membership in Care.com and much more!
To fill out an on-line application: - -
Requisition number: - 86975
Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health, and
education non-profit provider with a fifty-year history. We offer a
breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities
across the country. Our belief that every individual has the right
to achieve growth, dignity, and fulfillment guides all of our
decisions. At Merakey, we care about each other and are committed
to providing the very best care to those we serve. - -Merakey
strictly follows a zero-tolerance policy for abuse.
Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer! - -We deeply
value diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race,
religion, color, national origin, ethnic background, sex, gender,
gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran
status, genetic information, or disability status. Moreover, we are
committed to creating teams that reflect the diversity of the
communities we serve and encourage applicants from underrepresented
backgrounds to apply. - -The ideal candidate will possess the
- Must be at least 18 years old.
- Must have a verifiable High School Diploma/G.E.D.
- Dual Diagnose experience preferred.
- A valid driver's license is required.
- Must have at least 6 months of experience -providing direct
care to individuals with developmental disabilities, with a focus
on behavioral services; and
- Required to complete a DSP 1 and DSP 2 certification, within 1
year of hired date.
- Required to complete an RBT (Registered Behavior Technician)
certification within 1 year of hired date.
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