Residential Support Specialist (Wallula)
Job Details
Wallula - Gresham, OR
$17.00 Hourly
Health Care

This position is eligible for a $1,500 hiring bonus!


We are looking for passionate people who want to make a positive impact in the lives of the individuals we serve. This is a great opportunity for applicants who want to get their foot in the mental health field. If you have experience as a caregiver, direct support professional, residential counselor or even customer service representative, you will have transferable skills for this role.

This role is not a caregiving position; it focuses on mental wellness by building partnerships and skills with the individuals we work with. We provide clinical care, housing, skill building, peer support and other resources that help individuals develop the tools to thrive in the community, not just survive in the system.


Job Summary:

This is a summary and not intended to be an all-inclusive job description.

  • Provide skills activities and/or skills groups: i.e.: community integration, social skills, cooking skills and money management
  • Use of Electronic Health Record to document meaningful interactions, medication management, and any other documentation needed to support individuals in our programs
  • Ensure individuals' rights are being protected
  • Assist in crisis intervention, respite, and hospitalization
  • Document all interactions, as well as critical incidents, in a timely manner
  • Oversee facility safety, sanitation, and cleanliness


Pay and Benefits:

  • Rate of pay starts at $17.00/hr with annual performance increases
  • Overnight shift differential pay of $1.50/hr
  • Eligibility of company benefits when working a set schedule of 20 hours or more a week
  • Enjoy competitive benefits including a 401(k) match, Flexible Spending Account and Health Savings Account opportunities
  • Offer 10 paid holidays (which includes a floating holiday), paid time off, paid sick leave, and a serious illness bank
  • An environment that values diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Support with obtaining QMHA credentialing
  • Lateral or upward growth opportunities within the agency
  • Additional opportunities to join workgroups, committees and development trainings'

Must be 18 years of age and capable of implementing the emergency procedures and disaster plan.

Please note our Covid vaccination policy:

  • Newly hired individuals must be 2 weeks past their final dose before starting in position.
  • Exemption applications around medical needs and religious beliefs can be submitted for review, if approved then individual may start after background check is initiated with the State of Oregon.