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Caregiver for Behavioral Group Home

Company: Sevita
Location: San Fernando
Posted on: April 1, 2024

Job Description:

Mentor Community Services, -a part of the -Sevita family, provides community-based services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.Here we believe every person has the right to live well, and everyone deserves to have a fulfilling career. You'll join a mission-driven team and create relationships that motivate us all every day. Join us today, and experience a career well lived.














NOTE: Work Locations for this specific positing are all -located in the San Fernando Valley Area including -North Hills, -Northridge, and -Granada Hills -

Caregiver for Behavioral Group Home -
Pay Rate: $17.98 to $20 per hour (depending on which group home location you work in)
Full-time for most positions, some part-time open as well; schedules are regular and consistent

THRIVE AS A CAREGIVER AT SEVITA. EACH DAY, YOU'LL


  • Be proud of rewarding work helping people grow, learn, and live well
  • Develop real, meaningful relationships with the individuals you serve
  • Experience ownership and trust from your leaders to do what's right for participants
  • Take initiative to help participants be part of the community and enjoy their favorite activities
  • Support participants with developmental goals like budgeting, exercise, and nutrition

    You'll assist the individuals in the home with their personal hygiene and support individuals who can have behavioral challenges and other complex needs. If you're compassionate, patient, and find meaning in this type of work, you'll find a promising future at Sevita.

    EVERY PERSON DESERVES A FULFILLING CAREER


    • Competitive Pay: Starting range is currently at $17.98/hour up to $20/hour (pay rate determined by which group home location you work in), plus annual increases, Pay on Demand, Full benefits package for employees working 30+ hours/week, including health benefits and 401(k) with a 3% company match
    • Time Off: Paid time off plus holiday pay to recharge so you can be your best at work
    • Network of Support: Supervisors who care deeply about the participants and your wellbeing - and want to reward staff who work well with training and advancement/promotions. -
    • Job Security: A stable job at an established, growing company with advancement opportunities
    • Learning and Development: We invest in your development and provide the tools and training you need to have a fulfilling career

      WHAT YOU'LL BRING TO SEVITA


      • Education: High School Diploma or equivalent; DSP Year 1 and DSP Year 2 certifications REQUIRED (Note: we can help candidates who have sufficient experience to complete these certifications but must be done before they can start working in the program)
      • Experience: One year or more of experience in direct care of individuals with developmental disabilities - AND - must have some experience working with severe behavioral challenges such as hitting, spitting, running away, verbal and physical aggression, and so on. -
      • Skills: Behavioral de-escalation, knowledge of client rights and advocacy, strong communication skills
      • Clearances: -must be able to pass applicable criminal and driver history background checks and a pre-employment physical and TB test.
      • Behaviors: Patient, compassionate, reliable, responsible
      • Licenses: -Valid CA Driver's license; must have driver history of at least one year as a licensed driver (in any US state) -
      • AVAILABILITY: All positions require working at least one weekend shift (some schedules include both weekend days)

        Apply today and explore careers, well lived at Sevita.









        Sevita is a leading provider of home and community-based specialized health care. We believe that everyone deserves to live a full, more independent life. We provide people with quality services and individualized supports that lead to growth and independence, regardless of the physical, intellectual, or behavioral challenges they face.

        We've made this our mission for more than 50 years. And today, our 40,000 team members continue to innovate and enhance care for the 50,000 individuals we serve all over the U.S.
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        Sevita is committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. We are committed to creating an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and respects the unique talents, experiences, and perspectives of our employees and the people we serve. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Sevita, Los Angeles , Caregiver for Behavioral Group Home, Healthcare , San Fernando, California

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