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Direct Support Professional - Supported Living Services

 

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  • Part-time or full-time work available in all areas of Alameda County (Livermore, Dublin, Pleasanton, Oakland, Berkeley, Emeryville) to fit your schedule, including days, evenings, weekends and overnights.

EMPLOYMENT AT EAST BAY INNOVATIONS

We hire people who care about social justice and want to make a difference in the lives of others and their communities. Experience in human services, social services, or with people with disabilities a plus, but not necessary. Employees receive paid training, competitive wages, and comprehensive benefits. Part-time and full-time work is available throughout Alameda County. 

ABOUT SUPPORTED LIVING POSITION:

This is a very rewarding position where you will work as a team with other staff and our clients.  You will be supporting our clients to live in their own homes, be in control of their own lives, and be part of their own communities.  It is also a perfect opportunity for those seeking to work non-traditional hours. 

JOB DUTIES:

  • Support people to improve their daily life skills
  • Assist with community access
  • Provide personal/intimate care
  • Assist with wheelchair transfers
  • Help cook healthy meals
  • Assist with light cleaning
  • Provide emotional support at times

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong belief in choice and empowerment for persons with disabilities
  • Flexibility and a willingness to problem-solve and learn as you go.
  • High level of accountability and dependability
  • Must be comfortable with providing personal care support
  • Must pass a Live-Scan DOJ background check and DMV pull 

COMPANY OVERVIEW 

Established in 1994, East Bay Innovations (EBI) is a non-profit that supports people with developmental disabilities, such as intellectual disabilities, autism, and cerebral palsy.

Our person centered services support people to live in their own homes, make choices about how they live, work in jobs of their choosing, and enjoy being part of their communities. We seek to further the human rights and empowerment of people with disabilities seeking to lead lives of meaning as part of their communities.To learn more about EBI visit our website at www.eastbayinnovations.org. 

BENEFITS AND COMPENSATION:

  • $14.50 per hour plus comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid sick and vacation (at FT), paid holidays, employer sponsored 403b, commuter benefits, Flexible Medical and Dependent Care Accounts. Ongoing paid staff training in multiple areas.
  • Focus on wellness, including bi-monthly yoga classes at our main office, annual health and wellness fair and annual flu shot clinic. 
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