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Req. No. 15-0602
Direct Support Professional
Be a cargiver and make a difference in someone's life!
Location:
Eugene, OR
Schedule:
Full Time, Days/Evenings
Education:
Language/Special Skills:
Driving Requirements:
Valid driver's license
Compensation:
$11.04
Special Note:

Dungarvin is a GROWING nationwide agency that provides daily supports for individuals with developmental/intellectual disabilities.
 
Here in Lane County, Oregon, we have 11 group homes throughout the Eugene/Springfield area and we are always looking for compassionate, driven and dependable employees with the desire to assist the people we support in reaching their goals and leading a high quality of life.
 
Come be a part of our amazing team!
 
Qualifications:
Successful candidate will also have computer experience and possess good oral and written communication skills. Some experience in social, human services, caregiving or medical field is desired but not required. 
 
Some sites require an ability to work with people with challenging behaviors. However, Dungarvin provides extensive training courses that will give employees the knowledge needed to provide positive behavioral supports.

Additional requirements include:

  • Driver's license and an acceptable driving history (no more than 2 minor traffic violations and no major violations in the past 3 years). You will drive company van as needed.
  • 18 years or older.
  • High school diploma/GED.
  • Acceptable criminal background check.

 
Dungarvin Direct Support Professionals provide assistance with daily activities such as:

  • Performing household duties
  • Cooking
  • Shopping
  • Positive behavior support
  • Basic life skills coaching
  • Medication administration
  • Personal hygiene
  • Personal cares
  • Bathing
  • Changing clothes
  • Community activities and outings

 
Dungarvin provides paid, on-the-job training.
 
Full-time, part-time, and on-call positions are available for day, swing and overnight shifts. At the time of the interview, you will be able to discuss the location, hours, and shift availability as well as your preferences.
 
ADVANCEMENT OPPORTUNITIES: We love to promote from within at Dungarvin. Whether you are interested to build a career doing direct care work, or experiencing a different side of the company, Dungarvin offers employees a variety of career opportunities. Many of our program coordinators, directors, senior directors, office, and administrative staff began their careers as DSPs, and have grown with the company. If you're looking for a stable and supportive environment to build your career, then check us out!
 
PHILOSOPHY: We believe each person has his or her own set of aspirations, goals, strengths, and dreams. We work closely with each person, and people close to the individual to discover and understand this unique combination. Utilizing our experience and expertise, we design and provide a constellation of services to support the person in achieving his or her life goals, and to assist them in living as independent a life as possible. For company info, visit www.dungarvin.com or see our Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/DungarvinOregon/

Dungarvin is an equal opportunity employer who provides a work environment that is filled with opportunities for personal challenges and rewards. In addition to competitive compensation, benefits and opportunities for growth, we also provide you the chance to make a daily difference in the lives of people with disabilities.


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