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Work with People with Disabilities- Training Program Available

Job ID: 6563292002 Location: Hilo, HI Category: Habilitation Technician Date Posted: Jan. 09, 2023
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Direct Support Worker - Apprentice Training Program

$1,000 New Hire Bonus ~ Limited Time Offer!

Are you seeking rewarding work with people in your local community? Do you have an interest in helping others?  Have you considered a caregiving position assisting an individual one on one in their home and out in the community?  If you answered yes to any of these questions, BAYADA is the place for you! 

BAYADA Habilitation Apprentice Program Consist 

  • Fully paid learning experience: Virtual Classroom trainings and hands on experience with client and field employee.
  • Educates on fundamentals of caring for an individual with intellectual and developmental disabilities as well as our hands on support team; works one on one with apprentices as they develop on the skill needed for care.

 With a focus on ensuring safety and teaching clients to do things for themselves, the Direct Support Professional/ DSP performs a variety of additional support services such as:

  • Providing personal care assistance (dressing, grooming)
  • Accompanying clients on errands and appointments
  • Spending time on favorite hobbies and activities
  • Assisting with everyday tasks such as meal preparation
  • Participating in community integration activities

Our ideal candidate for this program will have the following qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • A passion for caring for individuals in their home and community
  • Patience, empathy and dedication
  • Dependability, commitment and a can do attitude

In addition to paid training and education, individuals in our program enjoy benefits such as:

  • Weekly pay
  • Flexible scheduling to fit your lifestyle
  • Short commute times—we try to match you to opportunities near your home  
  • Positive work environment and the tools you need to do your job
  • Scholarship programs
  • Reward and recognition programs
  • A stable working environment—we invest in our care team  
  • Paid time off
  • 24/7 on call clinical manager support

We have current Habilitation Technician / Direct Support Professional openings in the following locations:

  • Hilo
  • Keaau
  • Pahoa
  • Kurtistown
  • Honokaa
  • Waimea

 If you’re the type of person who takes pride and finds joy in making a difference in the lives of others, join our trusted team of home health care professionals who love what they do!

BAYADA recognizes and rewards our Direct Support Professionals who set and maintain the highest standards of excellence. Join our caring team today!


Founded in 1975 by J. Mark Baiada, BAYADA Home Health Care provides nursing, rehabilitative, therapeutic, hospice, and assistive care services to children, adults, and seniors in the comfort of their homes. BAYADA employs more than 28,000 nurses, home health aides, therapists, medical social workers, and other home health care professionals who serve their communities in 23 states from more than 360 offices, with locations in Germany, India, Ireland, New Zealand, South Korea, Canada, and the UK.

In 2019, Baiada oversaw the company's unprecedented transition to a nonprofit organization to ensure BAYADA's mission, purpose, and business model would endure, and to help BAYADA realize its vision of helping millions of people worldwide experience a better quality of life at home.

BAYADA Home Health Care, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and qualified applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, religion, gender and gender identity, nationality and origin, disability, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, and experiences.

As an accredited, regulated, certified, and licensed home health care provider, BAYADA complies with all state/local mandates.

BAYADA Home Health Care, Inc., and its associated entities and joint venture partners, are Equal Opportunity Employers. All employment decisions are made on a non-discriminatory basis without regard to sex, race, color, age, disability, pregnancy or maternity, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, military status, or any other similarly protected status in accordance with federal, state and local laws.  Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities.

Practice: Habilitation
  • My office is awesome; everyone's great; we work with each other to help each other out. My office has great communication, they're helpful, understanding, and they work around my school and summer schedule. Madison S., CNA - Home Health Aide

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