Are you looking for an opportunity to advance your career while
working with an extraordinary team? At Merakey, we put heart and
soul into everything we do. We are seeking Full Time Direct Support
Professionals to join our team in Stockton, CA.
Our Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) interact and support our
individuals in a variety of potential settings including community,
family or individual homes and generic community settings, as well
as Adult Training Facilities. We provide a level of care that
enhances the health, safety, dignity and contentment of every
consumer served by assisting and training individuals in the areas
of personal care, communication, and social skill development.
Merakey offers Medical, Dental, Vision insurance plans,
competitive compensation plans, Work/Life balance, flexible
schedules and so much more!
About our Enhanced Behavioral Support Homes
The mission, vision and core values of Merakey align with those
of a successful Enhanced Behavioral Support Home (EBSH) for
individuals with high risk factors, involved with multiple systems.
Merakey's mission is "enriching lives by providing exceptional
services through an individualized approach", integrating the
mission with our vision of "creating communities where everyone is
empowered to take meaningful steps toward reaching their fullest
potential", and our core values of compassion, diversity,
integrity, quality and trust, build a foundation of holistic care
for the people we support.
Merakey's philosophy for the EBSH program seeks to inspire hope
of recovery, promote empowerment, self-determination,
understanding, and coping skills for individuals allowing them to
achieve their fullest potential.
Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health, and
education non-profit provider offering a breadth of integrated
services to individuals and communities across the country. We
leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and
new models of care tomeet the needs of individuals, their families,
public and private healthcare funders and community partner
The work of Merakey is anchored in the firm belief that it is
every individual's right to achieve growth, dignity, and
fulfillment in their lives. Surrounding professional staff with the
best in technology and supports, Merakey is a leader in the
industry and remains committed to helping people...one individual
at a time.
Merakey is an Equal Opportunity Employer!
REQ # 63460
Apply today at: www.merakey.org/careers
The ideal candidate will possess the following
- Must be at least 18 years old.
- Must have a verifiable/High School Diploma/G.E.D.
- Must have at least 1 year of paid verifiable experience working
with I/DD individuals in a group home or residential setting.
- Dual Diagnose experience preferred.
- A valid driver's license is required.
- Required to complete a DSP 1 certification, within 1 year of
- Required to complete a DSP 2 certification within 1 year of
- Required to complete an RBT (Registered Behavior Technician)
certification within 60 days of hired date.
- One-year experience working with I/DD/ MH population or
equivalent as well as providing direct services to children in
or in a community care facility is preferred
- Hourly rate will increase by $2 once RBT is obtained