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Direct Support Professional I (DSP I)

Company: momentum-formerly-ucpla
Location: North Hollywood
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Up tp $500 Sign On Bonus!*Momentum -is hiring a -Direct Support Professional I (DSP I) -to provide support to adults with disabilities. As a Direct Support Professional I (DSP I), you will be responsible for the implementation of Individual Service Plans (ISP) that will lead to or continue to promote independence and personal skills, well assisting in providing a safe and secure home environment for persons supported in Momentum's Independent and Community Living Services program. -Benefits (Part-time): -

  • $500.00 Sign on Bonus*
  • Life Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation/Sick/Bereavement leave
  • Credit Union Benefits and Discounts
  • $750.00 Referral Bonus Program
  • Retirement Plan (403B)
  • Direct Deposit
  • Hands-On Training
  • Reliable Schedule -DSP I Essential Responsibilities:
    • Provides assistance with daily living skills in accordance with the persons supported schedule and Individual Service Plan (ISP)
    • Assists with daily needs/tasks within persons supported home -
    • Prompts and provides assistance with medication management, as needed
    • Assists persons supported in all aspects of personal care, including hygiene
    • Assists persons supported in weight bearing and non-weight bearing transfers, as needed
    • Complies with all Momentum policies, procedures, and regulations
    • Performs other duties as assigned to meet departments and/or business needsDSP I Qualifications: -
      • Must be 18 years of age or older -
      • Current and valid California driver license, liability insurance, and reliable means of transportation; required -
      • High school diploma or equivalent; required -
      • Must have reliable phone/access to phone (monthly stipend)
      • Minimum of one (1) year experience working with people with developmental and/or other disabilities; preferred - -
      • Must be able to read, write, comprehend, and communicate effectively in English
      • Successfully pass all post-offer, pre-employment screening requirements, including criminal background check, drug screening, and provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States
      • Ability to run, push, pull, bend, squat, kneel, lift up to 50 lbs., and transfer individuals -
      • Use of personal vehicle for assignments throughout service areas not normally assigned; highly preferred -
      • Valid certification in CPR/First Aid (Training included); preferred -
      • Must be available to travel throughout Los Angeles and Orange Counties, as needed (mileage reimbursed) -*Sign on Bonus will be paid in two payments. First payment will be made after 90 days of active employment and second payment will be made after 6 months to active employees in good standing.With 40 programs and service sites spanning several counties, Momentum is the largest nonprofit provider of direct support for individuals with disabilities in Southern California.Momentum is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates. Momentum also considers qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment pursuant to California Law and, if applicable, the L.A. Fair Chance Ordinance.

Keywords: momentum-formerly-ucpla, Los Angeles , Direct Support Professional I (DSP I), Other , North Hollywood, California

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