- Portland, OR, USA
- 19-20 per hour
- Full-Time or Part-Time
We also offer great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, 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 Residential Care Direct Support Professional (DSP) / Personal Care Assistant in the Portland Metro, OR area. This direct support professional position earns a competitive wage of $19 - $20 per hour, depending on experience.
In addition to competitive pay and our exceptional culture, we offer our human services nonprofit team fantastic benefits:
- Short- and long-term disability
- Life insurance
- 403(B) pension plan
- Flexible spending account
- Health reimbursement account
- Employee assistance program
- Paid time off
- Paid sick leave
- 7 paid holidays
- Referral bonuses
Intrigued? Keep reading!
As a Residential Care DSP / Personal Care Assistant, you are a crucial part of the team working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in our residential programs. Your mission is to provide the necessary support to enhance their quality of life and follow individual service plans. You spend most of your day assisting with personal needs, such as lifting them in and out of wheelchairs and promoting their freedom of choice.
By providing support, you help them maintain their personal property and engage in new activities and socialization. You also work with other staff members and supervisors to provide additional support wherever needed. At the end of the day, the well-being of the individuals you work with is your top priority. You feel great satisfaction from doing such meaningful work and are happy to be a part of our human services nonprofit!
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. 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 280 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.
REQUIREMENTS FOR OUR DSP / PERSONAL CARE ASSISTANT
- At least 18 years old
- Reliable transportation to and from work
- Ability to pass a background check upon hire
- Desire to work with people with intellectual disabilities
Experience working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities is preferred. A valid driver's license and willingness to become a company driver is necessary for some openings. If you meet the above requirements, we need you. Apply today to join our human services team as a direct support professional!