Direct Support Professional - Jackson/Josephine Counties
Job Details
Entry
SO - Grants Pass - , OR
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$13.00 - $14.00 Hourly
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Any
Nonprofit - Social Services
Description

Job Description:

Partnerships in Community Living, Inc. (PCL) is a nonprofit organization with offices located in Monmouth, Salem and Grants Pass. We are devoted to building partnerships with people with developmental disabilities, their families, our communities, and our employees. Prospective candidates will show an understanding of the basic principles of dignity and respect for all people, while promoting the work of PCL concerning social justice for people with developmental disabilities. Looking for a job you can feel proud of? PCL is currently hiring Direct Support Professionals for Jackson and Josephine Counties. A Direct Support Professional will support people with intellectual disabilities to live their lives as they choose and participate within their community. You may assist people with food preparation, personal health and hygiene needs, personal and household shopping, personal funds management and all required documentation. Successful candidates will be ethical, patient, reliable, communicative, compassionate, able to work independently, and adaptable.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES:

  • Promote and implement PCL’s mission in the lives of those we support
  • Provide a stable living environment by promoting and attending to the individuals right to respect and dignity, individual choice and input, and health and safety needs at all times.
  • Dependable, reliable and regular work attendance
  • Take pride in meeting deadlines and the quality of work they produce
  • Complete all duties related to being a Mandatory Abuse Reporter
  • Complete and maintain all certifications as required by the position, PCL and other governing agencies
  • Responding to emergency and/or crisis situations (may require physical intervention)

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Able to schedule and coordinate multiple projects
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Well organized and attentive to detail
  • Cooperative and willing to learn
  • Able to operate all related computer applications and business machines

MENTAL ACTIVITIES:

  • Ability to interpret various instructions
  • Ability to perform basic math skills
  • Ability to read a variety of books, magazines, instruction manuals and other related writings
  • Ability to prepare written reports using proper punctuation, spelling and grammar
Qualifications
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Possess a valid ODL with an acceptable driving record (min of 3 years driving experience)
  • Be able to regularly lift a minimum of 25lbs (some positions require more)
  • Pass a State/Federal criminal history check (fingerprints may be required)
  • Willing to submit to a pre-employment drug screening for illegal substances.
  • Pass a pre-employment computer skills assessment

Compensation & Benefits Package:

  • Wages starting at $13.00-$14.00/hr (after successful completion of new hire training).
  • Retirement, PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision and Life for FT employees.
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