Direct Support Professional/Job Coach
Company: PALS, Inc.
Location: Simi Valley
Posted on: August 5, 2022
Job DescriptionSalary: $16/hrPALS Simi Valley is looking for
qualified candidates to fill the position of Direct Support
Professional (DSP) in the field of Intellectual Disabilities. The
DSP or "Job Coach" works directly with persons who may have one or
more challenging developmental and/or trauma-related behaviors.
PALS Simi Valley is an adult day program. The Job Coach picks up,
one or more (up to three) persons in their own vehicle or picks
them up in a PALS Van each morning between 8-9 AM and drops them
off between 2-3 pm, Monday thru Friday, providing them with six
hours of supervision daily. Advancement in pay and/or in position
is available. Supervising adults with disabilities can be a fun,
enriching role for the right person. Participants attend PALS to be
engaged, listened to, laughed with, and supported in becoming more
independent in their daily lives. The successful candidate must be
a good listener and be skilled at working in a team-oriented
environment; good communication skills are a must, as is the
ability and willingness to learn therapeutic strategies to improve
the lives of persons with disabilities. Routine data collection,
and leading activities are a central facet of the job. Experience
is strongly preferred, however, PALS will consider persons with
unrelated professional experience, as long as the candidate meets
the above skills expectations. PALS offers six (6) days of Paid
Time Off/Vacation after a year of completion, health insurance,
mileage reimbursement, and a profit-sharing 401k plan.
Keywords: PALS, Inc., Simi Valley , Direct Support Professional/Job Coach, Other , Simi Valley, California
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