Community Access Service
  • Multnomah County
  • Oregon City, OR, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

We offer excellent benefits, including medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, a 403(B) pension plan, a flexible spending account (FSA), a health reimbursement account (HRA), an employee assistance program, paid time off (PTO), paid sick leave, 7 paid holidays, and referral bonuses.


Community Access Services is currently hiring for a full-time Roving Direct Support Professional / Caregiver in the Portland, OR area. This entry-level human services position earns a competitive wage of $18.75 - $19.75.

In addition to competitive pay and our exceptional culture, we offer our roving Direct Support Professional / Caregivers the following benefits:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Short- and long-term disability
  • A 403(B) pension plan
  • A flexible spending account (FSA)
  • A health reimbursement account (HRA)
  • An employee assistance program
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Paid sick leave
  • 7 paid holidays
  • Referral bonuses

So, now that you've learned the who, what, where, and why, you may be wondering HOW? It's easy! Just fill out our initial mobile-friendly online application. We hope to meet you soon!


DAY-TO-DAY

This entry-level human services position offers a full- or part-time schedule. Full-time is typically 4 - 5 shifts/week with the possibility of an additional shift needed. Part-time is typically 2 - 3 shifts/week up to 29 hours. Flexible schedule options are available.

As a roving Direct Support Professional / Caregiver, you support people with disabilities to live their best lives as independently as possible. You provide this support in all locations, roving between group homes. Your support is needed in many areas of daily living including personal hygiene, self-care, motor skills, vocational skills, work habits, social skills, behavior self-management, community integration, and recreational activities.

You implement the individual support plan (ISP) objectives daily in their homes and in the community. Those you serve may have mobility issues, health problems, seizure disorders, psychiatric issues, or challenging behaviors. You assist them with patience and understanding. Using effective teaching and mentoring techniques, you provide life skills training. You are always careful to model appropriate social skills and behaviors. Conscientiously, you keep accurate and up-to-date documentation as well as promptly report any concerns about health or safety. You find it very rewarding to help individuals with developmental disabilities lead self-fulfilling lives!


ABOUT COMMUNITY ACCESS SERVICES

Community Access Services is a private nonprofit organization that provides residential, community, and employment services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) who live and work in our community. Serving Oregonians for more than 30 years, we are a trusted service provider dedicated to the advocacy of individuals living with IDD and protecting their human rights. We pride ourselves on our local, grassroots culture, and our strong historical involvement in the deinstitutionalization of IDD services. Our mission is to respect all individuals and help them create healthy and fulfilling lives in their homes, communities, and workplaces.

In addition to providing person-centered services to individuals, we are also dedicated to offering our more than 230 employees opportunities for career development and advancement. We value family and strive to create a positive team-oriented environment where our employees feel valued and are proud of the work that they do.


OUR IDEAL DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL / CAREGIVER

  • Career-minded - Looking for more than just a job
  • Dependable - Reliable, shows up on time and prepared
  • Takes pride in your work - Pays close attention to detail and goes above and beyond
  • Team player - Works well with others
  • Respectful - Treats others with kindness and dignity

If this sounds like the right full- or part-time entry-level human services position for you, keep reading!


REQUIREMENTS FOR A DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL / CAREGIVER

  • 18 years or older
  • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation
  • Ability to pass a background check upon hire
  • A heart for serving people with intellectual disabilities

Experience serving individuals with disabilities is preferred, but not required. If you meet the above requirements, we need you. Apply today to join our human resources team as an entry-level roving Direct Support Professional / Caregiver!

Location: 97045

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