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House Lead

People's Care was listed in Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest growing companies in the United States, 7 years in a row. To fuel this incredible growth, we need more people. People like you. People who share our values and goals.

1. Job Identification

Job Title: House Lead
Reports to: Administrator
Hourly: $14.50

2. Job Summary

The House Lead is responsible to assist the Administrator with the coordination of the home so that the residents' health and safety needs are met. The House Lead assists to maintain compliance under the California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title 17 and Title 22 as well as the Lanterman Act (Welfare and Institutions Code). The House Lead is expected to ensure residents to maximize independence.

3. Knowledge & Abilities

  • Knowledge of regional center, department of social services, department of developmental services, and state council on developmental disabilities. Title 17 and 22, dual diagnosis, and IPP
  • Ability to engage in service recipients' hygiene, manages behavior problems, and meets other challenges.


4. Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED. CPR, DSP I, DSP II, First Aid and CPI.
  • One year experience with direct supervision and services to persons with developmental disabilities.


5. Essential Functions

  • Provide oversight of all household activities assuring timely and high quality completion of all tasks
  • Work with employees, consumers, and outside vendors assuring the best quality of work, and adherence to all household standards and expectations
  • Follow physician's directions, including assisting the client with the administration of medication and other treatment
  • Implement approved emergency procedures in the event of a fire, earthquake, or other natural disasters
  • Participate in the development of the Individual Program Plan (IPP)
  • Provide transportation to medical and dental appointments, community outings and as otherwise outlined in the IPP - using company approved vehicle (this may include company vehicles and employee's vehicle)
  • Maintain a record of medical and dental visits, current weight, medication (dosage), frequency and times of administration, reasons for medications, (side effects), illnesses, injuries, special incidents, funds, and personal possessions etc.
  • Develop a shopping list to purchase food and supplies as instructed by the Administrator to prepare meals according to posted menus
  • Communicate on a regular basis with Regional Center, day programs, and other services providers and agencies, as needed
  • Maintain a master calendar of appointments, facility activities, meetings with Regional Center, etc.


6. Career Path

Residential Director - Administrator - Assistant Administrator - House Lead

Career path can differ with each individual's knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience. Lateral moves are sometimes beneficial to attaining one's ultimate desired position.

7. Physical Requirements

The House Lead frequently work in a home with occasional lifting and moving (e.g., adult service recipients from wheelchair to bed). Occasional lifting a minimum of 50 lbs.

8. Other Requirements

The position will require the Candidate to be at least 21 years of age (to drive for People's Care), possess a valid California Driver's License, registration and auto insurance. The candidate must successfully pass all pre- employment requirements, including but not limited to a background check and pre- employment physical. If required to drive the candidate must possess proof of valid insurance and registration.

At People's Care, our most valuable resource is the extraordinary people who make up our support staff. Do you have a passion for providing quality support to individuals with special needs? Do you thrive on helping others build/reach their goals in a positive, life-enriching environment?

If so, we want to hear from you!

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