Make a Difference In Someone's Life .

Make a Difference
In Someone's Life .

At DABS, we teach individuals the skills they need to transcend their disability and live a life of independence, dignity and purpose. 

Working at DABS

We provide people the skills they need to live in their own home, obtain and maintain gainful employment, be a contributing member of their local community, independently control their finances, effectively traverse the ever-changing parts of social relationships, help improve the overall quality of the individual’s life, and any other goal a consumer wishes to accomplish. By teaching them all of these skills, you become their life coach!

DABS career benefits

  • A challenging and rewarding career
  • Practical experience and training
  • Opportunities to move up
  • 5 locations in California: Pinole, San Rafael, San Francisco, Burlingame and Orange County
  • We are also located in Las Vegas, Nevada.

DABS Job Openings

PERSONAL ATTENDANT

Reports to Team Leader, Service Coordinator, and Regional Director

Requirements

  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Experience working with adults with developmental disabilities preferred but not mandatory
  • CPR/First Aid Certification
  • Tuberculosis Test
  • Cleared background check

Responsibilities

  • Assure that the individuals served are provided with assistance in all aspects of their daily living and that they receive support in all areas needed to live a full life of their choice
  • Provide instruction on outings such as grocery shopping, doctor’s appointments, and other ADLs
  • Establish and maintain a safe environment in all settings.
  • In conjunction with the individual, assure implementation and follow through on all aspects of the IPP (Individual Program Plan) for people served
  • Engage clients while encouraging positive peer interactions and healthy socialization
  • Provide companionship, advice, guidance to individuals regarding personal issues and life choices
  • Provide instruction and guidance to consumer with budgeting and managing their finances as indicated
  • Provide instruction and guidance to individuals served for clean clothing, sanitary and sufficient hygiene supplies and laundry facilities
  • Provide instruction and guidance to consumer with the maintenance of the interior of their home through contacting landlords, repair service or other services as needed; report all problems and solutions to the Service Coordinator
  • Provide instruction and guidance for healthy meal options
  • Provide instruction and guidance with purchasing items as directed using budgetary guidelines set forth
  • Accompany consumer as necessary to the activities of their choice daily
  • Act as an advocate for people served
  • Act as liaison/consultant to individuals team
  • Report any signs of abuse or neglect
  • Assure that all symptoms of illness reported by individuals are promptly reported to the physician of their choice
  • Assure that family members or conservators who desire communication receive weekly or more frequent phone calls if desired, as long as consumer agrees
  • Assure that consumers served have access to transportation when they need it
  • Redirect inappropriate behaviors and seek conflict resolutions
  • Utilize non-physical crisis interventions tactics and provide therapeutic communication
  • Assure that the human and civil rights of persons served are being respected at all times
  • Complete Shift Logs as needed
  • Complete medication log as needed
  • Facilitate information exchange regarding clients with internal admin; Service Coordinators, Regional Managers
  • Responsible to obtain required training and to ensure that training is kept current to ensure continued employment
  • Attend training and conferences as requested
  • Assume responsibility for all other duties as assigned by Service Coordinator

Qualifications

  • Must be reliable
  • Ability to adjust communication tactics, effectively communicate, and establish a therapeutic rapport with the consumer (client)
  • Ability to demonstrate effective job skills in a number of areas including personal care. Help with medication, assistance with activities of daily living and building and maintain meaningful relationships.
  • Ability to plan events or activities based on the consumer’s wants and needs
  • Ability to build a relationship based on companionship and support
  • Ability to listen, observe and be highly sensitive to the needs and preferences of our participants
  • Ability to understand and utilize clinical language and terms in conversation, and written documentation.
  • Ability to provide support to consumers in becoming active members in their communities
  • Ability to communicate effectively with participants, co-workers, case managers and circle of support.
  • Ability to manage crisis effectively
  • Ability to remain professionally detached when engaging in emotionally escalated crises by remaining calm and not perceiving client statements or behavior as personal attacks
  • Ability to demonstrate adequate judgment in order to make sound decisions and minimize participant risk while in an emotional crisis
  • Must demonstrate creative problem solving abilities sufficient enough to navigate unique situations, dynamics, and logistics

Physical Requirements

  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, driving, bending, reaching, and grasping
  • Lift and carry up to approximately 10 pounds
  • Able to endure summer heat for outside activities
  • Able to implement non – violent physical crisis intervention tactics if a client presents a danger to self or others
  • Able to visually observe participant behavior
  • Able to hear, understand and interpret staff and participant behavior
  • Able to read, understand and interpret written instructions
  • Able to communicate and write legible
  • Hours of Employment: Monday – Sunday
  • Various schedules, all shifts expected to accommodate the schedules of out participants
    • Monday – Sunday 7:00am – 3:00pm
    • Monday – Sunday 3:00pm – 11:00pm
    • Monday – Sunday 11:00pm – 7:00a

ILS INSTRUCTOR

Reports to Service Coordinator and Regional Director

Requirements

  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • At least one year of customer service experience or experience with the developmentally disabled population and case management
  • Valid Drivers License
  • Insured Vehicle w/ Proof of Insurance
  • CPR/First Aid Certification
  • Tuberculosis Test
  • Cleared background check

Primary Duties

  • Sets ILS schedule for each individual served
  • Maintains a caseload for all assigned consumers
  • Assures all social service assistance is maintained and deadlines are met
  • Familiar with all social services that are available to consumers; General Assistance, SSI, Cal Fresh benefits, etc.
  • In conjunction with the individual served, assure implementation of all aspects of the IPP (Individualized Program Plan) and/or ISP (Individualized Support Plan)
  • Complete shift logs
  • Provide instruction and guidance with ADLs
  • Work around behaviors and other incidents to ensure success and goal attainment
  • Submit case reviews to ILS Service Coordinator
  • Submit SIR (Serious Incident Reports) in a timely manner
  • Act as an advocate for all assigned consumers
  • Report any signs of abuse or neglect
  • Assure that consumer is being physically served the amount of hours indicated
  • Keep in communication with Service Coordinator
  • Follow all DABS Inc. Standards, Policies, Protocols and provide high quality service
  • Be consumer friendly, good attitude, clean presentation, and good verbal communication
  • Provide advice, and guidance to individuals regarding personal issues and life choices
  • Provide encouragement for consumer to grow and become a productive member of society
  • Provide opportunities for learning

Qualities Sought

  • Must be reliable
  • Ability to adjust communication tactics, effectively communicate, and establish a therapeutic rapport with the consumer (client)
  • Ability to demonstrate effective job skills in a number of areas including personal care. Help with medication, assistance with activities of daily living and building and maintain meaningful relationships.
  • Ability to plan events or activities based on the consumer’s wants and needs
  • Ability to build a relationship based on companionship and support
  • Ability to listen, observe and be highly sensitive to the needs and preferences of our participants
  • Ability to manage crisis effectively
  • Ability to understand and utilize clinical language and terms in conversation, and written documentation.
  • Ability to provide support to consumers in becoming active members in their communities
  • Ability to communicate effectively with participants, co-workers, case managers and circle of support.
  • Ability to remain professionally detached when engaging in emotionally escalated crises by remaining calm and not perceiving client statements or behavior as personal attacks
  • Ability to demonstrate adequate judgment in order to make sound decisions and minimize participant risk while in an emotional crisis
  • Must demonstrate creative problem solving abilities sufficient enough to navigate unique situations, dynamics, and logistics

Physical Requirements

  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, driving, bending, reaching, and grasping
  • Lift and carry up to approximately 10 pounds
  • Able to endure summer heat for outside activities
  • Able to implement non – violent physical crisis intervention tactics if a client presents a danger to self or others
  • Able to visually observe participant behavior
  • Able to hear, understand and interpret staff and participant behavior
  • Able to read, understand and interpret written instructions
  • Able to communicate and write legible
  • Hours of Operation: Monday – Sunday
  • Various schedules, all shifts expected to accommodate the schedules of out participants
  • Monday – Sunday 7:00am – 3:00pm
  • Monday – Sunday 3:00pm – 11:00pm

CITP SKILLS INSTRUCTOR

Reports to Service Coordinator and Regional Director

Requirements

  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Experience working with adults with developmental disabilities preferred but not mandatory
  • Valid Drivers License
  • Insured Vehicle w/ Proof of Insurance
  • CPR/First Aid Certification
  • Tuberculosis Test
  • Cleared background check

Responsibilities

  • Assure that the individuals served are provided with assistance in all aspects of their daily living and that they receive support in all areas needed to live a full life of their choice in the community
  • Provide instructional scaffolding on outings such as grocery shopping, doctor’s appointments, and other ADLs to improve social skills and other ADL skills.
  • Establish and maintain a safe environment in all settings.
  • In conjunction with the individual, assure implementation and follow through on all aspects of the IPP (Individual Program Plan) for people served
  • Engage clients while encouraging positive peer interactions and healthy socialization
  • Provide companionship, advice, guidance to individuals regarding personal issues and life choices
  • Provide instruction and guidance to consumer with budgeting and managing their finances as indicated
  • Provide instruction and guidance to individuals served for clean clothing, sanitary and sufficient hygiene supplies and laundry facilities
  • Provide instruction and guidance to consumer with the maintenance of the interior of their home through contacting landlords, repair service or other services as needed; report all problems and solutions to the Service Coordinator
  • Provide instruction and guidance for healthy meal options
  • Provide instruction and guidance with purchasing items as directed using budgetary guidelines set forth
  • Accompany consumer as necessary to the activities of their choice daily
  • Act as an advocate for people served
  • Act as liaison/consultant to individuals team
  • Report any signs of abuse or neglect
  • Assure that all symptoms of illness reported by individuals are promptly reported to the physician of their choice
  • Assure that family members or conservators who desire communication receive weekly or more frequent phone calls if desired, as long as consumer agrees
  • Assure that consumers served have access to transportation when they need it
  • Redirect inappropriate behaviors and seek conflict resolutions
  • Utilize non-physical crisis intervention tactics and provide therapeutic communication
  • Assure that the human and civil rights of persons served are being respected at all times
  • Complete Shift Logs as needed
  • Complete medication log as needed
  • Facilitate information exchange regarding clients with internal admin; Service Coordinators, Regional Managers
  • Responsible to obtain required training and to ensure that training is kept current to ensure continued employment
  • Attend training and conferences as requested
  • Assume responsibility for all other duties as assigned by Service Coordinator

Qualifications

  • Must be reliable
  • Ability to adjust communication tactics, effectively communicate, and establish a therapeutic rapport with the consumer (client)
  • Ability to demonstrate effective job skills in a number of areas including personal care. Help with medication, assistance with activities of daily living and building and maintain meaningful relationships.
  • Ability to plan events or activities based on the consumer’s wants and needs
  • Ability to build a relationship based on companionship and support
  • Ability to listen, observe and be highly sensitive to the needs and preferences of our participants
  • Ability to understand and utilize clinical language and terms in conversation, and written documentation.
  • Ability to provide support to consumers in becoming active members in their communities
  • Ability to communicate effectively with participants, co-workers, case managers and circle of support.
  • Ability to manage crisis effectively
  • Ability to remain professionally detached when engaging in emotionally escalated crises by remaining calm and not perceiving client statements or behavior as personal attacks
  • Ability to demonstrate adequate judgment in order to make sound decisions and minimize participant risk while in an emotional crisis
  • Must demonstrate creative problem solving abilities sufficient enough to navigate unique situations, dynamics, and logistics

Physical Requirements

  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, driving, bending, reaching, and grasping
  • Lift and carry up to approximately 10 pounds
  • Able to endure summer heat for outside activities
  • Able to implement non – violent physical crisis intervention tactics if a client presents a danger to self or others
  • Able to visually observe participant behavior
  • Able to hear, understand and interpret staff and participant behavior
  • Able to read, understand and interpret written instructions
  • Able to communicate and write legible
  • Hours of Employment: Monday – Sunday
  • Various schedules, all shifts expected to accommodate the schedules of out participants
    • Monday – Sunday 7:00am – 3:00pm
    • Monday – Sunday 3:00pm – 11:00pm
    • Monday – Sunday 11:00pm – 7:00am

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DABS Main Office

2801 Pinole Valley Road, Suite 208
Pinole, CA 94564
Phone: 510.558.8786
Fax: 510.662.1246
Email: jobs@dabsinc.com