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Req. No. 17-0331
Direct Support Professional - Float
Must have experience
Location:
Portland, OR
Schedule:
Float
Education:
Language/Special Skills:
Driving Requirements:
Valid driver's license
Compensation:
Starting wage is $14.01/hour
Special Note:

Join our dedicated team of caregivers!

We are Dungarvin, a national provider of support services for people with developmental disabilities, and we're seeking a Direct Support Professional - Float/Caregiver in the Portland metro area. We want positive, dependable, organized and energetic candidates with good decision-making skills and the desire to assist the people we support in reaching their goals. Candidates must have experience as a Direct Support Professional or Caregiver to be considered. This position requires flexibility. The DSPF will fill in for staff on PTO (paid time off), LOA (leave of absence), open positions (until filled), etc. DSPF staff must be available to work different shifts/days depending upon the need.

You will provide assistance with activities of daily living such as:

  • Community activities
  • Cooking
  • Shopping
  • Positive Behavior Supports
  • Basic life skills coaching
  • Medication administration
  • Personal hygiene
  • Personal cares
  • Bathing
  • Changing clothes
  • Household duties

Successful candidates will also have basic computer and good oral and written communication skills. Dungarvin provides paid, on-the-job training. Some sites require an ability to work with people with challenging behaviors and implementing a behavioral support plan.

This is a 30-hour (minimum) per week position. Starting wage is $14.01, and increases to $14.40 after a three-month orientation period. Benefits include regular increases, generous benefits and paid time off, and extensive on-the-job training.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 18+ years of age.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Clean driving record.
  • Ability to pass criminal background check.
  • Experience working with people with developmental disabilities also required.

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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