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Direct Support Professional

Company: Merakey
Location: Yuba City
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

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 hiring immediately!
Earn $20- $22 per hour*
*Starting offer based on relevant experience, education, and certification
*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 following qualifications:

  • 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.

Keywords: Merakey, Yuba City , Direct Support Professional, Other , Yuba City, California

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