Direct Support Professionals - (1:1 FT)
Work for an organization where every day is an opportunity to change lives! Anka Behavioral Health, Inc. (Anka) is a non-profit organization with the mission to eliminate the impact of behavioral health problems for all people. For over 40 years, we have provided caring, dependable, and professional community behavioral health and social service programs that serve nearly 15,000 individuals throughout California and Michigan each year. Please visit our website at www.ankabhi.org for more information.
(2) Full Time positions available for 1:1
It's an adult residential program for men. This position is responsible for working under the general direction of the Program Administrator and will provide direct support to individuals with developmental disabilities, who may have behavioral challenges and who are at risk of or have been involved in the criminal justice system. Shall be competent to provide the services necessary to meet individual resident needs and shall, at all times, be employed in numbers necessary to meet such needs. Responsible for providing supervision and support to adults residing at Anka Lindero, and for assisting them to meet goals described in their individual needs and services or individual program plans.
Duties include providing supervision and support for each resident to assist in the implementation of needs and services plan and individual program plan, including providing assistance to residents in basic self help skills, daily living skills and adaptive living skill areas, and implement training skill programs. Maintain daily logs and data reports. Prepare meals and snacks while involving residents in meal preparation tasks to the extent that residents choose to participate. Take residents to medical and dental appointments, and any outside activities, as assigned by the Program Administrator.
Minimum of six months of prior experience providing direct supervision and special services to persons with developmental disabilities (DSP). Experience in person centered program development and implementation. DSP I and II Certification is a plus but not a requirement.
High School graduate. Successful completion of Direct Care Staff Competency Based Training and Testing Requirements as specified in Title 17, §56031-56035.
This position requires DOJ background clearance (fingerprinting), Class C Driver's License, Proof of auto insurance and must meet insurability requirements of Anka insurance carrier.
We value our employees and offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
- Medical, dental, vision
- 11 days paid time off for holidays and generous vacation plan
- Employer paid life insurance plan, LTD and ADD.
- Matching 401k
- Flexible Spending Accounts for healthcare, child care and commuter expenses.
- Discounts, appreciation events, and more