- Hood River County
- Hood River, OR, USA
- 19-20 per hour
- Full Time
We provide fantastic 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.
**$1,000 HIRING BONUS
Community Access Services in Hood River, OR is calling all reliable and compassionate human services professionals to apply to join our amazing residential care team as a full-time Direct Support Professional (DSP)!
WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN OUR TEAM
We are a reputable human services company that invests in our team and offers opportunities for growth. We pay our Direct Support Professional a competitive wage of $19 - $20 per hour. Our residential care team also enjoys great 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. Plus, we make it easy to apply with our initial quick mobile-optimized application. If we have your attention, please continue reading!
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.
ARE YOU A GOOD FIT?
Ask yourself: Are you discreet with confidential information? Can you show compassion while maintaining professional boundaries? Is being dependable, professional, and a team player at the heart of all you do? If so, please consider applying for this DSP position in residential care today!
YOUR LIFE AS A DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (DSP)
As an entry-level Direct Support Professional (DSP) in residential care, you provide the necessary support to enhance the quality of life for individuals with disabilities. Most of your day is spent assisting individuals with their personal needs in a private home setting, which includes lifting them in and out of wheelchairs as well as helping with self-care and hygiene. You also take residents out as needed for appointments or activities. You interact respectfully with each person and promote their own individual freedom and choices. By providing support, you help them maintain their personal property as well as promote new activities, socialization, and community engagement.
In addition, you interact with other staff members and supervisors as well as provide additional support wherever it's needed. You stay informed of our emergency protocols in case of a crisis. Safety is of the utmost importance, and you make sure that the well-being of the individual you work with is always a priority. You enjoy having a job that offers such meaningful work, and this is why you love your human services position!
WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU
- 18+ years old
- Valid driver's license and a clean driving record
- Reliable transportation
- Ability to pass a background check upon hire
- A heart for serving people with intellectual disabilities
If you can meet these requirements and perform this Direct Support Professional (DSP) job as described above, we would be happy to have you as part of our human services team!
- Masking Required per detailed company policy
- Must provide proof of being fully vaccinated by hire date or have requested and granted a medical or religious exception