Imagine Supported Living Services is looking for additional staff to help provide support to a sweet, funny 13-year-old boy with autism, mental illness, medical/ADL needs, and behavior challenges. As an asleep support staff -- you will be part of a highly skilled team of professional staff dedicated to improving his quality of life.
The primary role of this position is to be available to assist the awake overnight staff in times of behavioral escalation or with medical and toileting needs. During the times where assistance is not needed, this position sleeps in a separate room. Sleeping materials and a bed are provided.
This is an ideal job for those in the social services fields, aspiring nurses, Licensed Psychiatric Technicians, Direct Support Professionals, CNAs, home care aids, caregivers or companions, etc.
If you enjoy assisting others and working in a highly creative and dynamic environment, and would like to make a positive impact on a child's life, please contact us! We would love to speak with you about joining our team!
Qualifications/Education: A successful Home Support Specialist is people-oriented, energetic, upbeat, hard-working, caring and resourceful. He/she enjoys being with people with developmental disabilities and serving as a positive role model for a child with special needs. Good oral and written communication skills are a must. A high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of two years' experience in a related field are also required. The position also requires excellent work references, a valid California driver's license, appropriate auto insurance, fingerprint clearance (both DOJ and CACI), and a clear driving record. If necessary, the agency will provide CPR certification and ProAct crisis training.
Work Schedule: Thursday, Friday & Saturday nights, 11p.m. - 7a.m.; sub shifts may be available on other nights and/or during daytime hours.
Duties/Responsibilities: Please contact us for a complete job description and list of job duties.
Compensation: $12.46 per hour. If this position is not allowed 5 consecutive hours of sleep in a night the wage increases to $18.50 per hour.
*The asleep position must enroll as a provider with In-Home Supportive Services. The majority of compensation for this position is provided by IHSS.
Please include email, contact phone and resume with any inquiries.
Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $12.46 /hour