Direct Support Professional - Hanford

<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>

Visalia Office - Visalia, CA, 93727


<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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High School

$16.25 - $16.50 per hour

Overview: FULL-TIME OPEN AVAILABILITY REQUIRED POSITION<br /> <br />Available shifts (having availability on one of the shifts is a PLUS!:<br /> <ul> <li>Day - 8am to 4:30pm</li> <li>Evening - 4:30pm to 12:30am</li> <li>Overnight - 12:30am - 8am</li> </ul> <br />Build relationships with individuals while supporting their independence! At Adjoin, we provide 1-on-1 support to individuals in their homes and in the community.<br /> <br />At Adjoin, we embrace diversity and inclusion. We foster creativity, teamwork, and fun!<br /> <br />__________________________________________________<br /> <br />We strive to create a working environment that encourages:<br /> <ul> <li>TEAMWORK</li> <li>INDEPENDENCE</li> <li>TRUST</li> <li>COMMUNITY</li> <li>TRANSPARENCY</li> <li>&amp; GROWTH!</li> </ul> <br />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!:<br /> <ul> <li>Medical coverage starting at $0 per month for employee-only</li> <li>Extremely generous retirement matching</li> <li>100% Employer-paid long-term disability coverage</li> <li>100% Employer-paid employee and dependent life insurance</li> <li>Employee Wellness program with fun incentives, prizes and chances to connect with your peers</li> <li>Mental health resources (EAP) with 5 free counseling sessions per year (for you AND your dependents)</li> <li>Volunteer program with paid volunteer hours for a cause of your choice</li> <li>Dental, Flexible Spending Account, paid time off, holidays, and more!</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <ul class="ignore-global-css"> <li class="ignore-global-css">Providing the client with appropriate and effective services such as support and training programs</li> <li class="ignore-global-css">Serving each client in the least restrictive environment</li> <li class="ignore-global-css">Increasing the independence of all clients served</li> <li class="ignore-global-css">Assisting each person with improving his/her quality of life</li> <li class="ignore-global-css">Participating in client evaluations through task analysis and other requested assessment devices</li> <li class="ignore-global-css">Providing direct service as needed and required</li> <li class="ignore-global-css">Providing total care services as needed (i.e. bathing, brushing teeth, brief changes, etc.)</li> <li class="ignore-global-css">Performing all duties of a direct service provider as assigned.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul class="ignore-global-css"> <li class="ignore-global-css">Must be 18 years of age or older with a minimum of a high school diploma or its equivalent.</li> <li class="ignore-global-css">CPR certification (will provide training within 45 days &amp; it must be completed during that time frame)</li> <li class="ignore-global-css">Must live in Hanford area</li> </ul> <p class="ignore-global-css"><strong class="ignore-global-css">PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:</strong>&nbsp;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.</p> <p class="ignore-global-css"><strong class="ignore-global-css">OTHER REQUIREMENTS:</strong></p> <ul class="ignore-global-css"> <li class="ignore-global-css">The Direct Support 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 Support Professional may transport a client as part of his/her/their job duties.</li> <li class="ignore-global-css">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 class="ignore-global-css">He/she/they must successfully pass a screening for illicit drug use prior to employment.</li> <li class="ignore-global-css">He/she/they must possess a record clear from past felonious criminal activity and submit to a Department of Justice criminal activity background check.</li> <li class="ignore-global-css">Our 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>