Caregiver

Sylmar, CA

Up to $500 Sign On Bonus!* 

Mornings, Afternoons, and Overnights Available! 


Momentum is hiring a Caregiver / Direct Support Professional (DSP) to support disabled individuals with daily living needs in a group home residential setting. As a Caregiver / Direct Support Professional (DSP), you will support people with their physical, emotional, and social needs by focusing on the person first. Our DSPs have the unique opportunity to build a rewarding career in healthcare and to develop caring relationships.

Benefits (Full-time): 

  • $500.00 Sign on Bonus*
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Life Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation/Sick/Bereavement leave
  • Credit Union Benefits and Discounts
  • $750.00 Referral Bonus Program
  • Retirement Plan (403B)

Caregiver / Direct Support Professional (DSP) Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assists with personal care, including: dressing, undressing, bathing, toileting, and overall hygiene
  • Assists with meal preparation, meal clean-up, laundry, and other cleaning tasks
  • Assists with moving in and out of beds, wheelchairs, and automobiles
  • Assists with activities of interest, such as: outings, crafts, entertainment, and other social events
  • Provides direct support and other related duties as assigned by supervisor(s) and/or nursing staff
  • Performs other duties as assigned to meet department and/or business needs

Caregiver / Direct Support Professional (DSP) Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Valid and current proof of legal right to drive in California; required 
  • High School Diploma or equivalent; required
  • Experience working with developmentally disabled individuals; preferred 
  • Read, write, comprehend, and communicate in English well enough to perform essential duties and responsibilities
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Successfully pass all post offer, pre-employment screening requirements, including criminal background check, drug screening, health screening, TB screening and provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States
  • Ability to run, push, pull, bend, squat, kneel, and lift up to fifty (50) pounds

CNAs and Med-Techs are encouraged to apply!

*Onetime Sign on Bonus will be paid in two payments. First payment will be made after 90 days of employment and second payment will be made after 6 months of employment

With 40 programs and service sites spanning several counties, Momentum is the largest nonprofit provider of direct support for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities in Southern California.

Momentum is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates. Momentum also considers qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment pursuant to California Law and, if applicable, the L.A. Fair Chance Ordinance.

JOB CODE: Evergreen DSP Sylmar