Direct Support Professional- Imperial Valley

<strong>At&nbsp;Adjoin,&nbsp;we strive to create an impassioned and fulfilling environment for both our clients and employees. We have been in action for 40 years and have worked tirelessly towards generating a positive impact in our communities. If you are interested in serving your community and becoming a valued asset to our team, please read ahead!</strong>

Imperial Valley - El Centro, CA, 92243


<strong>At Adjoin, we are agents of change, building a future where all people can belong in the places they live, work, learn, and play. Together with our community partners, we remove barriers to belonging with innovative solutions that center the unique needs of every individual we serve. <br /><br /><br /></strong>

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$17.00 - $17.15 Hourly

Overview: <p class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">At&nbsp;<strong class="ignore-global-css">Adjoin,</strong>&nbsp;we strive to create an impassioned and fulfilling environment for both our clients and employees. We have been in action for 40 years and have worked tirelessly towards generating a positive impact in our communities. If you are interested in serving your community and becoming a valued asset to our team, please read ahead!</span></p> <p class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">We are looking for exceptional individuals to work with our clients. This position offers a flexible, part-time schedule in the Imperial Valley area.</span></p> <p class="ignore-global-css">&nbsp;</p> <p class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css"><strong class="ignore-global-css">BENEFITS:</strong></span></p> <p class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">At Adjoin, we know our employees have diverse and individual needs and have gone a step beyond the standard, cookie-cutter benefits package that other organizations offer. We have thoughtfully designed a unique package that goes above and beyond!:</span></p> <ul class="ignore-global-css"> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Medical coverage starting at $0 per month for employee-only</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Extremely generous retirement matching</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">100% Employer-paid long-term disability coverage</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">100% Employer-paid employee and dependent life insurance</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Employee Wellness program with fun incentives, prizes and chances to connect with your peers</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Mental health resources (EAP) with 5 free counseling sessions per year (for you AND your dependents)</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Volunteer program with paid volunteer hours for a cause of your choice</span></li> <li class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Dental, Flexible Spending Account, paid time off, holidays, and more!</span></li> </ul> <p class="ignore-global-css">&nbsp;</p> <p class="ignore-global-css"><span class="ignore-global-css">Adjoin offers a variety of services to people within the full spectrum of disabilities. Every day, our professional staff members are committed to people with disabilities to help them succeed in their daily lives, work, home, and communities.</span></p>
Responsibilities: <br /> <ul> <li>Providing the client with appropriate and effective services such as support and training programs</li> <li>Serving each client in the least restrictive environment</li> <li>Increasing the independence of all clients served</li> <li>Assisting each person with improving his/her/their quality of life</li> <li>Participating in client evaluations through task analysis and other requested assessment devices</li> <li>Providing direct service as needed and required</li> <li>Performing all duties of a direct service provider as assigned.</li> </ul> <br /> <br /> As a Direct Service Professional and part of our team, you will build professional relationships that inspire clients to reach their potential. Our employees are positive role models and encouraging souls when a client is facing a challenging day. We are committed to advocacy and ensuring client rights are respected. On a day to day basis we work guided by our core values of integrity, people, compassion, innovation, and fun. <br /> <br /> Together we ignite possibility. Apply today!
Requirements: <br /> <ul> <li>Must be 18 years of age or older with a minimum of a high school diploma or its equivalent.</li> <li>Must successfully complete a Red Cross approved First Aid and CPR class within 45 days of the date of hire OR already possess a Red Cross approved First-Aid certificate.</li> </ul> <br /> <br /> PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Some of our clients are physically impaired and require assistance into and out of wheelchairs and other assistive devices. The Direct Service Professional must be able to perform such tasks on an urgent or emergency basis. Many of the jobs/activities in which our clients engage require physical exertion on the part of the Adjoin staff person (i.e., walking (75% of workday), climbing stairs (10% workday but on a frequent basis), lifting (10% of workday but on a frequent basis), stretching, bending, etc.). A Direct Service Professional must have the ability to talk, hear, and see in order to assist the client in his/her/their quest for independence.<br /> <br /> OTHER REQUIREMENTS: <br /> <ul> <li>Adjoin employees must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and boosted. </li> <li>The Direct Service Professional must be capable of making on-site visits to clients, agencies and employers. Often these on-site visits are at a distance from the office and no regular means of public transportation exists. Overnight travel is rare, but may be required for training and as part of a client's program. A Direct Service Professional may transport a client as part of his/her/their job duties.</li> <li>Adjoin does not furnish transportation or vehicles for its employees however, mileage is reimbursed. A reliable means of transportation, valid California license and insurance is required.</li> <li>He/she/their must successfully pass a screening for illicit drug use prior to employment.</li> <li>He/she/their must possess a record clear from past felonious criminal activity and submit to a Department of Justice criminal activity background check.</li> <li>Adjoin’s client case management platform requires employees to utilize a mobile smart device(i.e. cell phone/tablet) with reliable internet connectivity and data to complete certain essential job tasks. This position requires the employee to have a mobile smart device available to perform certain required essential functions, for which reasonable reimbursement is provided to the employee.</li> </ul>