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Caregiver

Company: Sevita
Location: Norwalk
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

California MENTOR, a member of the Sevita family, provides services for adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities and other complex challenges, including autism spectrum disorders.CaregiverAs a Caregiver in Norwalk you can make a difference by providing care to individuals with various needs and disabilities such as behavioral, developmental, physical, and mental health. Through this rewarding work you'll develop strong bonds with individuals you serve and your coworkers making work feel like spending time with family.Providing around-the-clock care, we have full-time and part-time schedules open with all shifts available immediately in either Day Program, Adult Residential Facility, or Supported Living settings.Pay Rate: $15 an hourResponsibilities:Transporting to medical appointments, errands, shopping or activities in your communityProviding guidance with social skills, advocacy, self esteemTeaching strategies to live as independently as possiblePersonal hygiene, bathing, toileting, grooming, preparing meals, and assisting with medication administrationAssisting individuals to redirect challenging behaviorsQualifications:High school diploma or GEDMust be 18 years of ageValid driver's license in good standing requiredAccess to a registered vehicle with proof of insuranceDSP 1 and 2 (preferred) or willing to go through DSP certification processSuccessful clearance of local and/or state background checksCompassionate approachReliable, responsible attitudeCOVID-19 full vaccination requiredAs a successful Caregiver you will:Celebrate and encourage growth and independence in the life of every individual you serveLead by example to encourage and support your co-workers and the individuals you serveApproach concerns with an open mind and assume positive intentTake initiative to identify problems before they become crisesWhat we offer you?A collaborative work environment with an incredible team of co-workersPaid trainingFull compensation/benefits package for those working over 30 hours per week401(k) with company matchingMileage reimbursementPaid Time Off, Holiday pay, and Annual bonus plansFamily-oriented environment, casual dress, employee eventsAccess to a national network of local human service providers across 36 statesWe have meaningful work for you - come join our team - Apply Today!Sevita is a leading provider of home and community-based specialized health care. We believe that everyone deserves to live a full, more independent life. We provide people with quality services and individualized supports that lead to growth and independence, regardless of the physical, intellectual, or behavioral challenges they face. We've made this our mission for more than 50 years. And today, our 40,000 team members continue to innovate and enhance care for the 50,000 individuals we serve.Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets

Keywords: Sevita, Norwalk , Caregiver, Healthcare , Norwalk, California

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