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Everybody needs a job but only extraordinary people workhere. Our Direct Care team is fun,creative, and dedicated to making a difference every day in the lives of thepeople we serve. The heart of what we do is support people withIntellectual and Developmental Disabilities of all ages.
Our Direct Support Professionals are reflections of thewonderful mission-driven work we do here every day. If you are seeking arewarding, life-changing role, check out these fulfilling job opportunities.
MENTOR Oregonis seeking a Float Direct Support Professional (Caregivers) to provideassistance to adults with disabilities in a residential setting. Our Float DSP's work shifts at various programs acrossthe Portland area while filling in for staff that may be out on vacation or onpaid leave. Float DSP's also fill in while programs fill vacant positions.Individuals in this position need to have flexibility and be available to workvarious shifts and days depending upon the need.
We are looking for afull-time Float DSP to work a minimum of 30 hours a week. Float DSP will bescheduled to work on a twelve hour split, meaning you'd need to be eitheravailable for shifts during morning/day hours or swing/graveyard hours.Staff will be able to make this choice depending on their current availability.Your availability and preference will be discussed during the interview phaseof the hiring process.
The pay for this position is negotiable and highly dependent on experience. Details will be discussed during interviews.
OurFloat DSPs provide assistance with daily activities such as meal preparationand planning, medication administration, and personal care. DSPs alsofacilitate community involvement by accompanying individuals on outings in thecommunity or providing transportation to work or other activities. DSPswill also partner with clinical staff to support therapeutic and behavioral plansto enhance the lives of those we support.
If you are passionate about workingwith individuals with disabilities, apply today.
Whether you have previous experience in a role like this or this justsounds like the type of career path you would like to pursue...we want to hearfrom you!
High school diploma or GED
Must be minimum of 18 years of age
Valid driver's license in good standing
6 months previous experience as a DSP or Caregiver preferred
Successful clearance of background checks
What we offer you:
Full and Part time schedules available
A rewarding work environment with some of the best co-workers you could ask for
Competitive pay rates, paid time off, and benefits for 30+ hour work week
Paid training; Holiday pay
Family-oriented environment, casual dress, employee events
A chance to make a difference in people's lives on a daily basis
Career development and advancement opportunities
Access to employee discounts with various vendors
A dynamic work environment where no day is ever the same as the next
MENTOR Oregon supports adults andchildren with intellectual and developmental disabilities through a range ofindividualized programs across the state. MENTOR Oregon is a partner of TheMENTOR Network. Founded in 1980, The MENTOR Network is a national networkof local human service providers offering quality, community-basedservices. With approximately 30,000 employees serving 26,000 consumers in35 states, you'll have career opportunities from coast to coast. When you joinThe MENTOR Network, you'll make a difference every day and help to providequality of life enhancing services to individuals across the country.
Come join our team of dedicated andcaring professionals. Apply Today!