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230 Hartnell Avenue
Redding, CA 96002
- Nina Valenzuela
- Phone: 530-221-9025
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Direct Support Professional
I P S Services, Inc. • Redding, CA
Posted 23 days ago
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Individual Personal Supports Services, Inc. (IPS) has been providing services and supports to individuals with developmental disabilities since 2001. Within the California Department of Developmental Services Regional Center System, IPS works with people with 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. Currently IPS operates residential care facilities and supported living services in Southern California. In northern California, IPS operates residential care facilities, day programs, supported living services and small businesses where we employ people with developmental disabilities.
An entry level employee's title depends on the type of program they are assigned to. We have Direct Support Professionals for our residential programs, Instructors/Job Coaches for our day programs and small businesses and caregivers for supported living services.
All of these positions provide direct care, supervision, support, training and guidance to individuals with developmental disabilities who receive services from IPS.
All employees promote the emotional, physical and personal health, safety and well-being of individuals with developmental disabilities which will lead to a better quality of life.
All employees know and implement the Individual Program Plans (IPP), the Individual Service Plans (ISP) and the behavioral treatment plans for each individual that we support.
Areas of support and teaching that you will provide if you become a member of our team include but are not limited to the following:
- basic self care
- independent living skills
- recreation and leisure
- appropriate behavior
- community access
- medical appointments
- taking medications
- home care
- preparing meals and snacks
- basic first aid
- documentation of progress
- dignity, respect, choices, preferences, quality of life.
1. High School Diploma or General Educational Development (GED) high school equivalency.
Ongoing Education and Training:
1. Certification in First Aid and CPR.
2. Completion of 20 hours of continuing education hours every 12 months, provided by IPS at our monthly
3. Successful completion of Professional Crisis Management training (approximately 22 hours) provided by
1. Previous experience working with people with developmental disabilities is required.
1. Minimum 18 years of age.
2. Criminal Record Clearance via Live Scan from the California Department of Social Services.