Merakey is currently seeking **Lead** **Direct Support Professionals (Part time 16 hours/ weekly - w/ weekends- $18/hr - 1st Shift) to join our Merakey division in Escondido, CA**
_MERAKEY IS PROUD TO OFFER THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS:_
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following.
+ The Direct Support Professional (DSP) interacts with and supports the individual in a variety of potential settings, including community, family or individual homes and generic community settings, as well as Adult Training Facilities (ATF).
+ The DSP provides personal care, instruction, guidance, mentoring, companionship and support, often across a 24 hour period, according to the individual's Person Centered Plan/Individual Support Plan (ISP).
+ The DSP provides a level of care that enhances the health, safety, dignity and contentment of every consumer served.Interact with individuals in a home-like setting along with the guidelines of an approved treatment plan.
+ Provide assistance and training to individuals in the areas of personal care, communication, and social skill development.
+ Assists, teaches, and monitors daily living activities including (but not limited to) personal hygiene, bathing, shaving, grooming, medications, laundry and room care.
**Shift: Mon, Sat, Sun, Friday 7a - 3p**
**Please apply on line at:** **www.merakey.org/careers** at
**Requisition Number: 43395**
**_Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!_**
High School or GED. One year experience working with I/DD/ MH population or equivalent; Valid drivers license required. Registered Behavior Technician or licensed psychiatric technician; or become a registered behavior technician within 60 days of initial employment.
EOE Protected Veterans/Disability