Direct Support Professional (Instructor/Senior Companion)
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Post Date: Oct 25, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: 11/04/2019
Salary: $12.00/hr
Location: US - California - Montclair
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Summary:Under the direction of the Director of Day Programs and the Program Manager, the Instructor/Senior Companion instructs adults with intellectual and developmental [dis]abilities in activities designed to promote vocational, social, physical, and intellectual growth by performing required duties. The ideal candidates for this position are individuals who are empathetic and patient, but are also able to take charge as needed in certain circumstances or situations. The position requires an individual who is not only caring and patient but also someone who is proficient at multi-tasking with the ability and willingness to address hygiene, toileting, mobility, and general life skills.Interacting with program participants at all times in an ethical and caring manner is a must. The Instructor-Senior Companion must be professional, responsible and able to handle a variety of critical situations, including emergencies and rapidly evolving situations (deescalation skills). This role may, at times, require handling the distribution of money and medication and the ability to chart activities daily. Ability to drive company vehicles and/or use public transportation is a must.Work schedule is Monday - Friday from either 7:00 AM - 3:00 PMor 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM. Candidate must be 21 years old, or have three (3) years of driving experience with a clean DMV record for insurance purposes. Candidate must be able to pass a preemployment drug screening; DOJ/FBI fingerprint scan and preemployment physical and TB test due to program licensing. . Anthesis offers excellent benefits!

Don't wait! Apply today! Only candidates that are seriously interested in the potential for obtaining an interview should apply. Thank you.

Interested candidates must have a high school diploma or GED (minimum requirement). Associate of Arts degree in a related field preferred but not required. Sufficient experience (1 year) working with adults with developmental disabilities and/or experience in customer service (1 year) to carry out duties required in job description. Any combination of education and/or experience will be considered for this position.

This position is full-time working about 35-40 hours a week.
Benefits include: Medical, Vision, Dental, Life Insurance and 401k
Anthesis offers 10 paid holidays a year, Personal Time, ~8.5 Sick Days per year and Vacation (After 1 year of service)

Contact Details
Name: Kitty DuBois
Address: 4650 Brooks St.
City: Montclair
State/Province: California
Zipcode: 91763
Country: United States
Ph: 9096243555