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Direct Support/Caregiver

I P S Services, Inc. San Dimas Full-Time/Part-Time
$12.00 - $12.50 / hour
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Individual Personal Supports Services, Inc. (IPS) has been providing services and supports to individuals with developmental disabilities since 2001.  Developmental disabilities include Intellectual Disabilities, Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Epilepsy and other similar conditions.   The mission of IPS is to provide individualized support for each person to live and work as independently as possible. 

  • We are currently looking for Direct Support Professionals/caregivers to provide direct care, supervision, support, training and guidance to a 60 year old female who resides in West Covina, CA. 
  • This vibrant lady requires assistance and support with mobility within and outside of her home, transfer to and from her wheelchair, home care,  laundry, shopping, meal preparation, personal care, leaving for and arriving from work, coordination and accompaniment to medical and other appointments, companionship and social/emotional support.
  • The candidate(s) considered for this position must be dependable and reliable to ensure that she has the needed support and supervision to get ready for work or other appointments in the morning and to be present when she returns from work or other appointments.
  • In addition, candidates will be required to become approved In Home Support Service (IHSS) Providers through the Department of Social Services.  IPS will assist qualified candidates with this process.  This requirement will be in addition to being an employee with IPS.
  • Hours will vary depending on the day of the week, the needs of this individual and the decision of the IPS Manager.  Employees may be scheduled for as little as 3 hours per day up to 8 hours per day.  Examples of hours available include but are not limited to: 5:00 am - 8:30 am weekdays,  2:00 pm - 9:00 pm weekdays, and any hours (as little as 4 hours up to 8 hours) between 8:00 am to 9:00 pm on the weekends and holidays.

Previous Education:

      1.  High School Diploma or General Educational Development (GED) high school equivalency.

Ongoing Education and Training:

      1.  Certification in First Aid and CPR, provided by IPS upon hire.

      2.  Completion of 20 hours of continuing education hours every 12 months, provided by IPS at our monthly

            staff meetings.  

Experience:  

1.  Previous experience as a Direct Support Professional (DSP), an In Home Support Services (IHSS) Provider or caregiver is preferred but not required.

 

Legal:

1.  Minimum 18 years of age.

2.  Criminal Record Clearance via Live Scan from the California Department of Social Services.

3.  Successful completion of a Health Screening and T.B. Test.

Recommended skills

Personal Care
Developmental Disabilities
Autism
Caregiving
First Aid
Intellectual Disabilities
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