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The following positions are currently available at Omelagah Inc:

Direct Support Professional

Day Program Specialist

 

 

Omelagah Inc

Direct Support Professional (DSP)

 

Location: Redwood City, San Mateo, Hayward and Vallejo, CA

Shifts: Weekday and/or Weekend shifts available

Compensation: TBD

Employment Status: Part-Time or Full-Time/Non-Exempt

 

Position Summary
Under direction from their Supervisor, the Direct Support Professional (DSP) will provide direct care and support to individuals with developmental disabilities. DSP’s provide hands-on training, assistance and support services to individuals with developmental disabilities in a manner that ensures their health, safety and successful achievement of service objectives outlined in their Individual Service Plan (ISP). 

This role requires a high level of cleanliness and strong domestic skills (such as being able to cook healthy meals, and helping purchase healthy food). Other key responsibilities include all of the following: help with medical appointments, help implementing an exercise program, hygiene assistance, recreation, and medication monitoring.

We are looking for people who enjoy working with people with disabilities, are interested in teaching and role modeling a positive lifestyle. Candidate’s availability and flexibility to work when needed is a plus. We are also looking for candidates interested in working with people with challenging behavioral issues and people with development disabilities who have had involvement with the criminal justice system.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct care and supervision to clients during daily activities. Examples of activities include: shopping, budgeting, safety awareness, community access, positive relationship building, physical fitness, positive recreation, conflict resolution, anger management, coping skills, resisting peer pressure and maintaining a clean and healthy home environment;
  • Address basic care needs of clients including but not limited to the following:  medical, nutritional, hygienic, activities of daily living (ADL’s), social, recreational, personal management, transportation, meal preparations, etc. personal hygiene needs may require exposure to bodily fluids (feces, urine, blood etc.);
  • Basic household needs including but not limited to the following: custodial, maintenance, schedules and routines, record keeping, documentation, etc;
  • Perform adaptive skills training with clients which include but are not limited to the following:  cooking, laundry, telephone, community awareness and access, relationships, budgeting, etc;
  • Participate in the assessment process and collection of data;
  • Participate in the design and implementation of each client’s programs, collection and analysis of ongoing data, and other assigned documentation pertaining to each clients program;
  • Provide supervision and redirection to prevent the manifestation of maladaptive behaviors that may lead to recidivism;
  • Responsibility for the health and safety of assigned client;
  • Follow reporting procedures regarding denial of rights and special incident reports;
  • Communicate with other staff regarding any changes in regulations, policies and procedures and general information pertaining to the program;                     
  • Promote community engagement and client rights;
  • Recognize unusual or threatening conditions related to persons with disabilities and resolve issues if necessary;
  • Attend required company trainings and staff meetings;
  • Adhere to and all Omelagah, Inc. company policies, procedures and program rules;
  • Other duties as assigned;

 

Minimum Job Qualification

  • Must pass fingerprint background check (Child Abuse Index, Criminal Record Clearance);
  • Must be 18 years of age;
  • Possess a valid California state driver’s license;
  • Recent, clean TB test and health screening (within one year);
  • First Aid/CPR certification required (within 2 weeks);
  • Clean DMV printout and proof of auto insurance;
  • Ability to work independently and display good independent judgment;
  • Strong time management skills, patient and detailed oriented;
  • Ability to utilize critical thinking skills in decision-making situations;
  • Excellent oral communication skills;
  • Fluent report writing skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with clients, parents, social workers, fellow workers, and others in a positive and constructive manner;
  • Willingness to work flexible hours including nights and weekends to meet client needs;

 

Benefits Available to Employees:

  • Paid time off
  • Paid company holidays
  • Health insurance for medical and vision coverage and dental coverage
  • Recognition and incentive programs

 

Physical Demands:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet and, at all time is within safe OSHA standards.

 

About the Company:
Omelagah, Inc. is a family-owned company providing community-based support to individuals with developmental disabilities in Northern California. Our mission is to provide supports and services for individuals with developmental disabilities with an emphasis on working with individuals with developmental disabilities who have had involvement in the criminal justice system. We are passionate in our belief that all people with developmental disabilities deserve the right to live and thrive in the least restrictive community setting. We strive to improve the lives of the people we support and the communities they live in, through the implementation of structured community-based programs. We achieve our mission through the following services: Supported Living Services (SLS), Residential Services and Individual Day Programing Services. For more information, please visit us at www.omelagah.com

 

If you are interested in employment with Omelagah, Inc. please send your resume and cover letter to hr@omelagah.com. In your cover letter, please highlight why you would be a great candidate to work with someone with a developmental disability. 

 

 

 

 

Omelagah Inc

Day Program Specialist

 

Reports to: Day Program Coordinator

Location: San Mateo, CA

Shifts: Weekday shifts available

Compensation: TBD

Employment Status: Part-Time/Non-Exempt

 

Position Description
With guidance and direction from the Day Program Coordinator, the Day Program Specialist provides 1:1 community-based day program for individuals with developmental disabilities with behavioral challenges. The Day Program Specialist provides support services and teaching in a manner that ensures the health and safety of the individuals served. This opportunity requires a creative high-energy person with a passion for learning and working with people with developmental disabilities. See job duties and responsibilities below:

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide adaptive skills training to clients in areas of daily living, including, but not limited to following activities: shopping, budgeting, safety awareness, community access, positive relationship building, physical fitness, positive recreation, conflict resolution, anger management, coping skills, resisting peer pressure and maintaining a clean and healthy living environment;
  • Provide supervision and redirection to prevent the manifestation of maladaptive behaviors that may lead to recidivism;
  • Create and maintain client weekly activity schedule;
  • Monitor client progress towards Individual Service Plan (ISP) objectives by maintaining and submitting weekly progress notes;
  • Recognize unusual or threatening conditions related to persons with disabilities and resolve issues if necessary;
  • Complete Special Incident Reports as needed;
  • Provide instruction regarding client rights and self-advocacy;
  • Keep First Aid/CPR current and attend required training and staff meetings;
  • Other duties as assigned by the Lead Community Support Specialist;  

 

Minimum Job Qualification

  • Must pass fingerprint background check (Child Abuse Index, Criminal Record Clearance);
  • Must be 18 years of age;
  • Possess a valid California state driver’s license;
  • Recent, clean TB test and health screening (within one year);
  • First Aid/CPR certification required (within 2 weeks);
  • Clean DMV printout and proof of auto insurance;
  • Ability to work independently and display good independent judgment;
  • Strong time management skills, patient and detailed oriented;
  • Ability to utilize critical thinking skills in decision-making situations;
  • Excellent oral communication skills;
  • Fluent report writing skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with clients, parents, social workers, fellow workers, and others in a positive and constructive manner;
  • Willingness to work flexible hours including nights and weekends to meet client needs;

 

Benefits Available to Employees:

  • Paid time off
  • Paid company holidays
  • Health insurance for medical and vision coverage and dental coverage
  • Recognition and incentive programs

 

Physical Demands:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet and, at all time is within safe OSHA standards.

 

About the Company:
Omelagah, Inc. is a family-owned company providing community-based support to individuals with developmental disabilities in Northern California. Our mission is to provide supports and services for individuals with developmental disabilities with an emphasis on working with individuals with developmental disabilities who have had involvement in the criminal justice system. We are passionate in our belief that all people with developmental disabilities deserve the right to live and thrive in the least restrictive community setting. We strive to improve the lives of the people we support and the communities they live in, through the implementation of structured community-based programs. We achieve our mission through the following services: Supported Living Services (SLS), Residential Services and Individual Day Programing Services. For more information, please visit us at www.omelagah.com

 

If you are interested in employment with Omelagah, Inc. please send your resume and cover letter to hr@omelagah.com. In your cover letter, please highlight why you would be a great candidate to work with someone with a developmental disability. 

 

 

 

 

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