The Mentor Network Caregiver DSP Behavioral Group Home in Clovis, California
Caregiver DSP Behavioral Group Home Primary Location: United States-CA-CAClovis Function: Direct Support Professional (Care Givers) California MENTOR
Everybody needs a job but only extraordinary people work here. Our team is fun, creative, and dedicated to making a difference every day in the lives of the people we serve. The heart of what we do is support and serve people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities of all ages.
As a Direct Support Professional (DSP) with California MENTOR, you’ll be one of these extraordinary people.
DSP's are the link to the community for those we serve. Whether you’re helping someone ride the bus for the first time, to learn something new, do their own laundry, or assist with personal care, at the end of your work day, you know you have made a difference in someone’s life.
This position is based in a residential setting where our DSP's provide assistance with daily activities ranging from meal preparation, personal hygiene, and medication administration, to accompanying individuals on outings in the community or providing transportation in company vehicles. In addition, DSP's support therapeutic and behavioral plans, working closely with our clinical staff to enhance the quality of life for those we support.
*Similar experience for this position: Behavioral tech, behavioral technician, counselor, behavioral interventionist, behavior intervention, behavior modification, positive behavior support, behavioral caregiver
We are looking for those with at least one year of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities, mental illness, or traumatic brain injuries. If you are not sure if your experience meets our requirements please apply so we can review - it may be a fit!
What we require of you:
- Minimum of 60 units/credits completedin a college or an institution of higher education
- Must be at least18 years of age
- ValidCA driver’s license
- One year or more of experienceworking with individuals with developmental disabilities or closely comparable population
- Reliable transportation
- Clearance of criminal background checkas required per state licensing regulations