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
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.