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Direct Support Professional

Company: Grow Development Disability Solutions
Location: Beaverton
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

The Direct Support Professional/ Worker is imperative to our agency and well-being of our clients. The DSP/DSW will be -directed by a plan of care developed by the Oregon Department of Human Services. The direct support worker follows the individual service plan for each individual. - We are looking for both full and part time DSP's to join our team! - Benefits for our DSP Workers:

  • Competitive Wages: $24 -DOE
  • Full-time work available upon requests
  • Full benefits, including 401K, available for full time employees after -initial 90 days
    Direct Support Professional Responsibilities/ Job Requirements:

    • Position expectations are defined as the following and may include, but are not limited to, in-home supports and skills:

      • Cooking, cleaning, medication assistance, scheduling, attend medical appointments, shopping, transportation and more...
      • Skill development and support as defined in the individual's Individual service plan
      • Documentation of progress notes with each shift

        The following are current clients that are looking for a Direct Support Worker. In your application please note any of the clients that you feel might be a good fit. If none of these are applicable to you, please still apply. New clients and families are brought on weekly. We are also offering a bonus for any workers that bring on a client with them. Client 1: -

        • 4 year old girl -
        • Looking for help from 1-6 Monday through Friday with some flexibility
        • -Needing help with speech, social skills, goal setting, potty training, etc
        • Experience with communication devices preferred
          Client 2: -

          • A 17 year old boy looking for a male worker
          • Looking for help after school 3:45-7:00 Monday-Friday. Weekend help possibly 10am-7pm.
          • Needing help with kitchen safety, boundaries, appropriate behaviors with peers, using money and budgeting,
            Client 3: -

            • A 10 year old boy looking for a male worker
            • Needing help 12-6 pm Monday-Friday. Possibly some weekend help
            • Looking for someone that is patient, kind, calm and good at communicating
              Client 4:

              • A 16 year old girl
              • Needing help 3-9 pm Monday-Friday. Possibly some weekend help flexibility. -
                Client 5: - Looking for an after school worker M-F for my 8-year-old son who is in 2nd grade. Timings are a little flexible (ideally 2:30 p.m. - to 6 6:30PM). Weekend more hours available. Currently, parents WFH upstairs. This is a long term requirement. Our son is smart/fun loving, funny, very social and would keep you entertained. He would need your help/encouragement in social skills/independent skills and executive function skill building as he ventures out in new directions. Applicants should have their own transportation and a good driving record, reliable and good at communicating. Qualifications and Education Requirements for DSP/DSW:

                • Personal Support: 1 year (required)
                • High school diploma or equivalent
                • Be at least 18 years of age

                • Transporting individuals: Have a valid driver's license and vehicle insurance in compliance with the laws of the Department of Motor Vehicles. (Proof and copies)
                • Certified in CPR and First Aid by a recognized training agency -(within 90 calendar days of employment)
                • Overall competency in working under pressure
                • Knowledge of home care services
                • Proficient in written and oral communication
                • Understand requirements of maintaining confidentiality and safeguarding individual information
                • Ability -to effectively communicate with a variety of individuals
                • Be able to respond to emergency situations at all times services are being delivered
                • **Must also have a smartphone
                  Personal traits we are looking for:

                  • Dependable
                  • Flexible
                  • Fun
                  • Awesome communication skills
                    About Us: Grow Development and Disability -Solutions is a community living support agency that works with the Intellectually/Developmentally Disabled community here in Oregon. Our passion is working with good people like you and matching you with one of our clients who really need your compassion, integrity, positive attitude, and dependability. Some of our clients need part-time Direct Support Workers and some need full-time. - We're anequal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Keywords: Grow Development Disability Solutions, Beaverton , Direct Support Professional, Other , Beaverton, Oregon

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