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Direct Support Professional Gresham, Beavercreek, Sandy Area

Company: Out of the Box Solutions
Location: Gresham
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

We are a community living support agency that works with the Intellectually/Developmentally Disabled community here in Oregon. Our passion is working with good people like you and matching you with one of our clients who really needs your compassion, integrity, positive attitude, and dependability. Some of our clients need part-time Direct Support Workers and some need full-time. Personal traits we are looking for:DependableFlexibleFunAwesome communication skillsThe work of a Direct Support Worker is directed by a plan of care developed by the Oregon Department of Human Services. The direct support worker follows the individual service plan for each individual.Client 1: Gresham area18 year old - MaleSchedule: Weekend, one or both days with some weekday evenings & possible school breaks.Assist to attend activities, access community for events & socializing with friends. Improve social interaction skills.Client 2: Gresham area18 year old - Male - Must have a minimum of 2 years prior experience with high behaviors Schedule: Monday 7:00am-8:30pm, Tue-Fri 5:00pm-8:30pm, Sat 5:00pm-9:30pm, Sun 7:00am-8:30pmAssist with Showering, meal prep, getting out into the community, getting him active, socializationHas difficulty communicating, can get frustrated and act out, needs someone strong and understanding and patient Client 3: Sandy Area14 year old - Male Schedule: Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 3:00-8:30pm, Wed 2:00-8:30pmAssist with setting boundaries and listening and staying active, must be able to keep up and have energyLikes basketball, being active and being outsideClient 4:Gresham Area11 year old - Male Schedule: Tue-Fri 9:30am-3:00pm Assist with redirection regarding schoolwork, boundaries, active with client, getting him outdoors and physical activities, park, walks, etcClient enjoys: Outdoors, reading, good sense of humor, interaction with people, gamesClient 5:Beavercreek Area13 years old - MaleSchedule: Wed 1-5pm and Fri 9-5pm (Flexible with hours Wed/Thurs after school which is 8-1pm), Saturdays available as well Assist client learning to use a kind voice when talking to others and work with ideas to deal with anger. Need someone thick skinned to handle the verbal attacks and foul language. Client does not want a DSW so it will take time and patience to win him over. Must always be with the client unless he is using the restroomClient enjoys: Outdoors, woodworking, respects men more, and is happier when kept busyPosition expectations are defined as the following and may include, but are not limited to, in-home supports and skills:Cooking, cleaning, medication assistance, scheduling, attend medical appointments, shopping, transportation and more...Skill development and support is defined in the individual's Individual service planDocumentation of progress notes with each shiftQualifications and Education Requirements:High school diploma or equivalentPersonal Support: 1 year (required)Transporting individuals, have a valid driver's license and vehicle insurance in compliance with the laws of the Department of Motor Vehicles. (Proof and copies)Be certified in CPR and First Aid by a recognized training agency within 90 calendar days of employment.Overall competency in working under pressureExperience in providing general care and supportKnowledge of home care servicesProficient in written communicationProficient in oral communication Be at least 18 years of ageUnderstand requirements of maintaining confidentiality and safeguarding individual information.Be literate and capable of understanding written and oral orders.Be able to communicate with individuals, health care providers, case managers, and appropriate others.Be able to respond to emergency situations at all times services are being delivered.**Must also have a smartphone There is a prescreen survey will be sent for you to complete once you have applied for this position. It comes from$24.00 an hour

Keywords: Out of the Box Solutions, Gresham , Direct Support Professional Gresham, Beavercreek, Sandy Area, Other , Gresham, Oregon

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