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Direct Support Caregiver

Company: Community Interface Services
Location: Vista
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Job Description:

Community Interface Services is looking to hire compassionate people for our Caregiver position! If you are interested in a flexible evening or overnight schedule that leaves your day open for another job or school, please read on about this social services position!About Community Interface ServicesWe are a local nonprofit that has been serving adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities since 1983. At the core of our services, we believe that people with intellectual/developmental disabilities are in the best position to determine how they want to live, and that they should be valued and included in society. As a Caregiver, you would be applying this mission through directly working with individuals to achieve their life goals!A Day in the Life of a Relief CaregiverOur relief caregivers typically start their workday in the evening. You'll work within a participant's home and provide support in whichever way they need it. You could be helping someone prepare dinner or making sure they take their medications on time. You could provide some personal care by helping them wash up or eat their meals. If you're working overnight, get paid to sleep! On weekends, help your participant explore their community and plan some recreational activities. Other responsibilities of the role include documenting one's progress in learning new skills, giving updates to the larger support team, and providing resources.If you are interested in having a human services career that helps people live a fulfilling life, this position may be a match for you. Full-time, part-time, and flexible work schedules are available, you set the days and times you are available to work, and we will match you with participants in need whether it be evenings, overnights, or weekends. This position earns a starting rate of $16.00/hour, with pay increase eligibility within the first year! Work available throughout North County of San Diego.Qualifications

  • High level of trustworthiness and integrity
  • A solid work history and references that can attest to your dependability and reliability
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Car in safe working order, vehicle insurance, Valid CA driver's license, and 2 years of driving experience
  • COVID-19 vaccine (and booster if eligible)
  • Ability to pass a criminal background checkWhy you will love working for Community Interface ServicesAs a Top Workplace by the San Diego Union Tribune for two years running, we are invested in providing our staff a positive and supportive work culture. We invest heavily in the professional development of our staff right off the bat by providing a comprehensive 3-week Orientation when you come on, and continuing training. We often hire internally for our leadership positions, as we want our Resource Counselors to grow alongside the agency. We also offer a wide variety of benefits such as:
    • Low-cost Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance plans
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • Section 125 Plan/Flexible Spending Account
    • Mileage reimbursement for work-related driving
    • Company issued iPhone
    • Paid Time Off (PTO) accrual
    • A unique retirement fund that we contribute to
    • Pay increase eligibility after 6 months
    • And so much more!Ready to join our team? We are hiring multiple candidates for this position, so feel free to apply though a simple one-step application available on our website. We hope you consider our social services nonprofit and look forward to meeting you!

Keywords: Community Interface Services, Vista , Direct Support Caregiver, Healthcare , Vista, California

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