UCP has a variety of job openings for individuals who are interested in helping make life without limits for people with disabilities. If you are looking for a rewarding career, check out what UCP has to offer. Jobs can range from shuttle and bus drivers to respite workers.
If you’re interested in helping supply confidence, lend a helping hand, and make a difference in the lives of those around you, then we’d love to add you to our team.
SALARY: $65,000 – $85,000 DOE
SCHEDULE: Full Time
UCP of Sacramento and Northern California is currently accepting applications for a Full Time Transportation Coordinator in our Transportation Department. This position works closely with the Transportation Coordinator II position, providing support to the Division Manager through general supervision of routing, on time performance, dispatch, and direction of staff and division operations.
Pay Rate: $17.00 – 20.00 DOE
UCP’s Direct Support Professional will provide supervision and instruction to consumers with developmental or physical disabilities who are integrated into the community or other appropriate natural environments; develop and implement teaching strategies for enhancing consumer’s growth potential; maintain data collection for program accountability. Responsible for maintaining the dignity, respect, health and safety of all program participants while instructing and supporting consumers in the pursuit of individual goals/objectives.
SUPERVISOR: Program Manager
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience:
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to consumers, careproviders/parents and other employees of the organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in day-to-day situations.
To perform this job successfully, it would be helpful for an individual to have basic computer knowledge, knowledge of word processing software and various educational software programs desirable.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
LINE OF AUTHORITY:
For establishing policy: May recommend only
For incurring expenses: None
For personnel changes: None
UCP of Sacramento and Northern California is currently accepting applications for experienced Full TIme Class B driver. Driver responsibilities include the safe transfer of adults with developmental disabilities from their homes to day programs and back through a directed route.
Candidates must possess a Class B 15+ passenger driver’s license w/Passenger Endorsement, a current H6 DMV 10-year printout and a minimum of 2 years Class B driving experience. Applicants with previous experience working with people with disabilities are a plus. We are seeking candidates with excellent driving records, Customer service skills and knowledge of the Sacramento area.
This is a full-time position, working Monday – Friday, with excellent benefits, to include Vacation/Sick/Holiday pay, Medical/Dental/Vision/Life/Long Term Disability/403b Plan with a match. All schedules are split shift with morning hours, an approximate 2 hour break, then an afternoon schedule.
We comply with DOT Driver Regulations.
Interested applicants must submit a completed application, which may be found online at www.ucpsacto.org, to: 4350 Auburn Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95841, or fax to 916/565-7773. You may also pick up an application at the Auburn Blvd. address or at UCP’s Transporation office inside the Paratransit building at 2501 Florin Road, Sacramento, CA 95822. You must provide a 10-yr. H6 DMV printout with your application.
POSITION: Respite Worker
PAY RATE: $14.85 per hourWORK IS: Part-time, HourlyBASIC FUNCTION: Respite Caregivers attend to the personal needs of children and/or adults with disabilities while providing quality in-home care by performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be mad to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.
Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed by uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Other Skills and Abilities
Ability to lift 35 pounds
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to a variety of home environments. The noise level in these environments is generally quiet. The employee may be exposed to outside weather conditions when on an outing with the consumer.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Respite Caregivers are needed in El Dorado County. If you are looking for a job with flexibility and close to where you live, consider working as a respite care worker for UCP of Sacramento and Northern California.
If you are interested in helping people with disabilities live a life without limits then consider becoming a UCP Respite Caregiver!
UCP’s Family Respite Care has expanded to El Dorado County (EDC) and we’re looking for respite workers to help care for individuals with developmental disabilities at home and in the community.
Benefits of Respite Work:
Respite Work is Rewarding!
The job of a respite worker can be tough and demanding, yet it is undoubtedly one of the most rewarding jobs you’ll ever have. As a respite worker, you provide family members who care for their developmentally disabled loved ones with a much needed break. By coming into the home, you give caregivers the opportunity to step away, accomplish other tasks or simply re-energize. Review the Respite Caregiver job description here.
Fill out UCP’s Respitrack – Online Respite Caregiver Application now
Respite Caregiver Job Openings Available throughout El Dorado County!
About UCP Family Respite Service
UCP’s Family Respite Service renews energy and reduces demands on a life that can often be overwhelming when caring for someone living with developmental disabilities. Caring for an individual with developmental disabilities like autism, epilepsy, intellectual disability, Down syndrome and cerebral palsy is a 24/7 job that can have severe emotional and physical repercussions on a family. Respite care is a proven prevention technique that not only protects a caregiver’s health and well-being, but prevents out-of-home placements and reduces the risk of abuse or neglect. Find out more about UCP Family Respite Care.
Questions about Respite Caregiver Positions in El Dorado County?
UCP Family Respite Supervisor, El Dorado County