Residential Lead- Lakeside* Hiring Bonus

<strong>When you work at The Arc of San Diego, it&rsquo;s not just a job&hellip; you&rsquo;re joining a community and making a difference.</strong>

Lakeside, CA

The Arc of San Diego

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Full Time

$19.00/h - $19.50/h + a hiring bonus of $1,500

Overview: <strong>The Arc of San Diego is the largest, most comprehensive provider of services to children and adults with disabilities in San Diego County. </strong><br /> <br /><strong>We are a diverse team of dedicated individuals who are passionate about serving and empowering children and adults to live their most fulfilling and independent lives.</strong><br /> <br />We live by our Person First, Person Centered value system to create meaningful days for our clients and each other. In hiring, we look for candidates that are a strong addition to our culture, as well as bring the talent and experience required by the position. We offer a positive, team-oriented work environment with opportunity for professional growth and continuous learning, and the chance to make an impact on someone&rsquo;s life in a meaningful way.<br /> <br />We are actively seeking compassionate and dependable individuals to join our team as Residential Lead. In this role, you will be responsible for delivering care to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities within the comfort of their own homes. As a key member of the team, you will collaborate with the Residential House Supervisor to oversee the day-to-day operations of the group home. Your role will involve providing guidance, training, and support to fellow direct support professionals. If you are passionate about making a positive impact and have the necessary skills, we invite you to apply and join our dedicated team.<br /> <br />The pay range for this position is $19.00/h - $19.50/h + a hiring bonus of $1,500<br /><br /> <p><strong>Who you are:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Believe in empowering individuals in living their most independent lives</li> <li>Are flexible and adaptable to different situations</li> <li>Have an educator mindset</li> <li>Take pride in demonstrating leadership and accountability in an inclusive team</li> </ul> <br />
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Support and motivation to reach individual goals and objectives</li> <li>Engage and facilitate meaningful activities that cater to the person&rsquo;s individual interest, preferences, and choices; teaching as necessary</li> <li>Assists daily living skills including in the areas of grooming, hygiene, toileting, feeding and mobility</li> <li>Provides medications as necessary</li> <li>Completion of electronic documentation prior to end of shifts</li> <li>Assisting in the development of, and independently implementing, Individual Support Plans designed to enhance personal growth and independence for program participants</li> <li>Preparing Therap audit reports; assessing behaviors and tracking supports</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>High school diploma or general education degree (GED)</li> <li>Must meet, at minimum, one of the following criteria:</li> </ul> <ol> <li>Possession of a valid vocational nurse or psychiatric technician license issued by the Board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technician Examiners.</li> <li>Completion of at least 30 college or university units in education, social services, behavioral sciences, health sciences, or related fields, AND six (6) months experience providing direct support to developmentally disabled persons.</li> <li>Eighteen (18) months experience providing direct services to developmentally disabled person under the supervision of a qualified intellectual disability professional (QIDP).</li> </ol> <ul> <li>Valid CA Driver&rsquo;s License with clean driving record</li> <li>Comfort driving a full size van with multiple passengers</li> <li>Ability to lift 50 lbs and move up to 75 lbs</li> <li>Have experience with electronic case management systems (Therap)</li> <li>Have experience with individual service plans (goal development)</li> </ul> <p><strong>We&rsquo;d love it if you:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Are multi-lingual (English, Spanish, Tagalog)</li> <li>Have supervisory experience</li> </ul> <br /> <p>The Arc of San Diego is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We have a strict policy against harassment and retaliation of any type and are dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment.</p> <p>Our goal is to provide a work environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation as well as other disrespectful or other unprofessional conduct based on any protected class: race (including natural hairstyles), color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin (including language use restrictions), age (40 and over), legally protected medical condition (including cancer and AIDS/HIV), physical or mental disability, marital status, sex (including sexual harassment, sex stereotypes and pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, reproductive health decision making, ancestry, genetic information/ characteristics, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, military and veteran status, known status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking or of certain violent crimes, or whose covered family member is a homicide victim, enrollment in a public assistance program, off duty and off-site cannabis use or any other characteristic or activity protected by law.</p> <p>We also prohibit discrimination, harassment, retaliation, disrespectful or unprofessional conduct based on the perception that anyone has any of the above characteristics or is associated with a person who has or is perceived to have any of those characteristics.</p>