At UCPLA we are dedicated to the people we serve, and we are here to support them during this challenging time. If you or someone you know is looking for a job, or have been displaced from a job as a result of current events and are in need of employment, we would be thrilled to connect with you.
To be considered, please apply to these Caregiver - DSP positions on our company website through the following links:
PM Shift - 2:30 PM to 11:00 PM, Tuesday through Saturday https://ucpla.iconnecthire.com/job/227014/caregiver-direct-support-professional-dsp-pm-shift
NOC Shift - 10:30 PM to 7:00 AM, five (5) days per week, including one (1) weekend shift and holidayshttps://ucpla.iconnecthire.com/job/227017/caregiver-direct-support-professional-dsp-noc-shift
Part-time schedules are available for PM and NOC shifts. Apply to learn more!
Are you looking for meaningful work? Are you passionate about making a difference? If so, then UCPLA is the company for you. When you join UCPLA, you help us promote independence for adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities.
United Cerebral Palsy of Los Angeles, Ventura & Santa Barbara Counties (UCPLA) is currently hiring Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to assist developmentally disabled individuals with daily living needs in a group home residential setting. Our DSPs help our residents with their physical, emotional, and social needs by using a person-centered approach. DSPs have the unique opportunity to build a rewarding career in healthcare and to develop caring relationships with our residents.
We offer competitive starting salaries and benefits to full-time staff: Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Life Assistance Program, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Paid Holidays, Vacation Benefits, Paid Sick Leave, Paid Bereavement Leave, Credit Union Benefits and Discounts, Referral Bonus Plan, and Retirement Plan.
We offer Paid Holidays, Vacation Benefits, Paid Sick Leave, Referral Bonus Plan, and Retirement Plan to part-time employees.
Assist residents with moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs, automobiles, and with eating, dressing, and grooming
Respect and promote the individual rights of people served
Provide direct care and other related duties as assigned by supervisor(s) and/or nursing staff
Attend required in-service trainings
Other duties as assigned
Caregiver - DSP Qualifications:
Must be at least 18 years of age
Read, write, comprehend, and communicate in English well enough to perform essential duties and responsibilities
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Communicate and work professionally and cooperatively with others
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, and lift up to fifty (50) pounds
Med Techs are encouraged to apply!
With 40 programs and service sites spanning several counties, UCPLA is the largest nonprofit provider of direct care services for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities in Southern California.
UCPLA is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates. UCPLA also considers qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment pursuant to California Law and, if applicable, the L.A. Fair Chance Ordinance.