Job Openings – Portland Metro

Direct Support Professional – SW Portland/children’s program

Compensation: $13.00 – $15.00/hour
Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) are people who work directly with people with physical disabilities and/or intellectual disabilities with the aim of assisting the individual to become integrated into his/her community.

  • No experience necessary as we do training internally.
  • Minimum of high school diploma or demonstrated equivalent.
  • Experience or sincere interest in working with adults or children with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities within a setting promoting community integration, normalization, and treatment of all persons with dignity and respect.
  • Must be able to stoop, bend, lift, and carry at least fifty (50) pounds of weight without assistance when performing household duties, shopping, or assisting individuals served.
  • Must be able to lift and/or transfer physically challenged individuals who require such assistance to remain active and mobile while engaged in household or community activities.
  • To actively participate in developing and implementing plans to meet the needs of the individuals served.
  • To document on proper forms all activity relative to the operation of the home or work site.
  • Assist with medication management.
  • To follow written behavior support strategies, including completion of all written documentation requirements.
  • Must specify SW Portland/children’s program when applying.

Direct Support Professional

Compensation: $11.80 – $15.00/hour
Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) are people who work directly with people with physical disabilities and/or intellectual disabilities with the aim of assisting the individual to become integrated into his/her community.

  • No experience necessary as we do training internally.
  • Minimum of high school diploma or demonstrated equivalent.
  • Experience or sincere interest in working with adults or children with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities within a setting promoting community integration, normalization, and treatment of all persons with dignity and respect.
  • Must be able to stoop, bend, lift, and carry at least fifty (50) pounds of weight without assistance when performing household duties, shopping, or assisting individuals served.
  • Must be able to lift and/or transfer physically challenged individuals who require such assistance to remain active and mobile while engaged in household or community activities.
  • To actively participate in developing and implementing plans to meet the needs of the individuals served.
  • To document on proper forms all activity relative to the operation of the home or work site.
  • Assist with medication management.
  • To follow written behavior support strategies, including completion of all written documentation requirements.

Assistant Home Manager

Compensation: $31,000 – $34,000/year
Qualifications: Previous work experience with adults and/or children which is relevant to programs for people with intellectual and development disabilities; have interest in working within a setting promoting community integration, normalization, and treatment of all persons with dignity and respect; and some management experience preferred.

  • Able to complete all the tasks of a DSP in addition:
  • To work alongside Direct Support Professionals in developing all medical, behavioral and training plans for individuals served and in carrying out those plans.
  • To act as an advocate and appropriate role model for Direct Support Professionals and individuals served.
  • To supervise and train Direct Support Professionals as designated by Home Manager.
  • To provide leadership, direction, and supervision to Direct Support Professionals.
  • To actively participate in staff meetings, training, workshops and special meetings as required; to actively assist in program development, documentation data collection, revision and monthly, quarterly summary review of same.

Home Manager

Compensation: $35,000 – $39,000/year
Qualifications: Previous work experience with adults and/or children which is relevant to programs for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities; interest in working within a setting promoting community integration, normalization, and treatment of all persons with dignity and respect; have basic skills in administration and operation of specialized programs for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities; some previous management experience required.

  • Able to complete all the tasks of a DSP and Assistant Manager in addition:
  • To provide regular, documented, and specific feedback about performance to Direct Support Professionals both positive and critical.
  • To maintain current and complete employee files.
  • To consistently implement Company personnel policies.
  • To establish a sound and properly structured bi-weekly staff schedule, consistent with contracted hours for the home, with attention to
    twenty-four (24) hour coverage, staff/consumer ratios, overtime, special staffing requirements.
  • To listen and respond to concerns expressed by home and other staff members.
  • To communicate information to all Direct Support Professionals members, on a regular basis and as needed in a clear, concise, understandable manner.
  • To monitor Direct Support Professionals for the daily scheduling and implementation of active treatment programs.
  • To provide a safe, healthy, clean, and attractive home environment.

Contract Nurse

Compensation: 5 Р10 hours per month; $40.00 Р$50.00/hour + mileage reimbursement

We are currently seeking a Registered Nurse to work on a contractual basis. The position consists of annual nursing assessments, nursing care plans, nurse delegation and monitoring for five (5) adults that live in a community residential home.