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Direct Support Professional

Company: Merakey
Location: Stockton
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

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.

Position Details:

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.

Benefits:

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.

ABOUT MERAKEY

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 organizations.

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 qualifications:

  • 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 hired date.
  • Required to complete a DSP 2 certification within 1 year of hired date.
  • 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 an agency

or in a community care facility is preferred

  • Hourly rate will increase by $2 once RBT is obtained

Keywords: Merakey, Stockton , Direct Support Professional, Other , Stockton, California

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