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Caregiver (NOC Shift/Full-time)

Company: momentum-formerly-ucpla
Location: Buena Park
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Are you looking for meaningful work? Are you passionate about making a difference? If so, then Momentum is the company for you! When you join Momentum, you help us promote independence for adults with disabilities. 

Momentum is hiring a Caregiver/Direct Support Professional (DSP) to support disabled individuals with daily living needs in a group home residential setting. As a Caregiver/DSP, you will support people with their physical, emotional, and social needs by focusing on the person first. Our DSPs have the unique opportunity to build a rewarding career in healthcare and to develop caring relationships.

Rate Of Pay: $15.00 per hour

Schedule: 10:30 PM to 6:30 AM, Friday through Monday 
                - OR -
                 10:30 PM to 6:30 AM, Sunday through Thursday

Benefits: 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.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Promotes a friendly, comfortable, and safe environment 
  • Respects and promotes the right of individuals 
  • Assists with personal care, including: dressing, undressing, bathing, toileting, and overall hygiene
  • Assists with meal preparation, meal clean-up, laundry, and other cleaning tasks
  • Assists with moving in and out of beds, wheelchairs, and automobiles
  • Assists with activities of interest, such as: outings, crafts, entertainment, and other community events
  • Follows infectious control guidelines during food preparation, mealtime, medication pass, personal care, toileting, and laundry
  • Provides direct support and other related duties as assigned by supervisor(s) and/or nursing staff
  • Follows and implements company policies 
  • Attends required in-service trainings
  • Performs other duties as assigned to meet department and/or business needs

Caregiver/DSP Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Current First Aid and/or CPR Certificate; preferred, not required
  • High School Diploma or equivalent; required
  • Experience working with developmentally disabled individuals; preferred 
  • 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, health screening, TB 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
  • Valid and current proof of legal right to drive in California; preferred, not required 

CNAs and Med-Techs are encouraged to apply!

With 40 programs and service sites spanning several counties, Momentum is the largest nonprofit provider of direct support for individuals with developmental and intellectual 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.

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