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compensation: $15.40 / hour + Generous Benefits
employment type: full-time
non-profit organization

Albertina Kerr empowers people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental health challenges and other social barriers to lead self-determined lives and reach their full potential. When you join Kerr, you become part of a team motivated to provide innovative and excellent programs, services and care.

As a Caregiver / Direct Support Professional, you will provide routine care giving, enabling individuals with developmental disabilities to achieve their desired quality of life. You’ll schedule and accompany individuals on outings like shopping, going to the movies or gym, trips to the coast, festivals, fairs and more! Additionally, you'll administer medications and assist with personal care, including hygiene, food preparation, laundry and light housekeeping.

This position starts at $15.40 per hour with employees becoming benefits eligible after 90 days. You'll love our 100% employer-paid Medical, Dental and Vision benefits for employees!

Apply online at AlbertinaKerr.org! Positions available in Happy Valley, Milwaukie, Oregon City and Tualatin for day, swing or night shifts.

Responsibilities

  • Provide high quality personal care to the people we support, including assistance with Activities of Daily Living/Instrumental Activities of Daily Living, hygiene activities, meal preparation, transportation and more, while creating a fun, positive, and caring environment
  • Interact with the people we support, family members, community members, medical professionals, team members and others in a positive and professional manner
  • Provide input for Individual Support Plan (ISP) development and ensure action plans are followed and documented
  • Learn and consistently follow Behavior Support Plans (BSP) and Medical Support Plans (MSP), implement Oregon Intervention Systems (OIS) interventions and complete all required documentation and training
  • Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Consistent, punctual, and flexible
  • Minimum age: 18 yrs. Old
  • Ability to pass a background check
  • Preferred qualifications

  • Licensed driver for more than two years
  • Ability to lift, push and pull up to 75 pounds
  • Benefits

  • Paid medical, dental, and vision employee benefits
  • Paid basic life & accident insurance and short- & long-term disability
  • Paid internal training and career development
  • 7 paid holidays and generous time off
  • Verizon phone discount
  • 401(k) with up to 4% employer match
  • 24-hour Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) that provides resources for everything from mental health to pet insurance and financial counselling
  • Satisfies employment requirement for student loan Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PLSF)
  • We are an equal opportunity employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, age, or other factors protected by law. Individuals with disabilities can request accommodation in the application and employment process by contacting 503-262-0145.

    Learn more about how you can positively impact someone's life, click here to Discover Kerr!

    • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
    • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers
    • OK to highlight this job opening for persons with disabilities

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