Providing quality services for adults with disabilities.

(916) 492-2020

Personal Support Staff (PS)

This job may be right for you.  Do you meet one of the requirements below?

  •     High School Diploma or equivalent (required)
  •     One-year experience in human service field
  •     The ability to complete the Options training program 


Our Personal Support Staff provide direct care for our Supported Living clients.  PS staff report to the Community Support Facilitator. Staff working at Options have the honor of helping consumers identify and realize dreams.  PS staff provide direct service and support to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities who live in their own homes.  Personal Support Staff also serve as personal attendants when needed assisting with activities of daily living.


Here are the characteristics and qualities that we look for when hiring: 


  •     Judgment
  •     Problem Solving 
  •     Project Management 
  •     Personal Development 
  •     Interpersonal Skills 
  •     Oral Communication 
  •     Written Communication 
  •     Teamwork 
  •     Financial Awareness 
  •     Diversity 
  •     Ethics 
  •     Organizational Support
  •     Motivation 
  •     Planning/Organizing
  •     Professionalism 
  •     Quality 
  •     Safety and Security 
  •     Adaptability 
  •     Attendance/Punctuality
  •     Dependability


The incumbent/employee must:

  •     successfully complete a health screening physical examination that may include a drug screen, successfully pass criminal background check, successfully complete CPR Certification and First Aid Certification and successfully complete IHSS orientation.


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Position Title

Personal Support Staff