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Direct Support Professional

Company: Walker Support Services
Location: Salem
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Do You Need Direct Care Experience On Your Resume?*No Previous Experience Preferred*Starting wage of $17-$18 an hourJob descriptionWalker Support Services is a 24-hour residential agency that provides continuous care and services to adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities in a home environment designed to enhance an individual's quality of life. We are largely dedicated to our clients and staff. We are continually striving to create the best home environment for the individuals we serve, as well as the best vocational environment for the employees we hire!We are a process driven organization. This means that we are highly focused on our agency's processes and depend on our systems to sharpen our processes, working to become extremely efficient while maintaining value. This allows for operational growth, efficiency, and organizational knowledge. During your training with Walker Support Services, we will be very clear on what is to be done and what is expected of you, and will rely on your insight and contributions to help innovate our company.We are currently seeking a both part-time and full-time DSP positions within the agency!---BENEFITS:

  • A comprehensive benefits package, which includes health and dental insurance
  • Sign-on bonus to be paid after six months of continuous employment, and then annually thereafter
  • Competitive wages and salaries for all employees, regardless of employment status
  • Paid vacation and sick time off accrual
  • Direct deposit of payroll checks and online access to personnel and personal payroll records
  • Referral bonus program to be paid after 90 days of continuous employment for referred employees of all levels
  • Appreciation benefits and bonuses distributed throughout the year to recognized employees who show exceptional dedication and skill during the scope of their job
  • Advancement opportunities
  • All necessary trainings are paid for by the agencyCORE -RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Provide supervision and oversight to individuals with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities in a home/community setting.
    • Administer medications as prescribed.
    • Assist individuals in completing activities of daily living, such as shopping, cooking, and cleaningQUALIFICATIONS AND BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE
      • Must be at least 18 years of age
      • Current Driver's License
      • First Aid and CPR certification - This will be provided by the agency, if needed
      • DHS Fingerprint and Background Check compliance. Must be also to pass a background check completed by the Background Check Unit.
      • Able to read, write, understand, and communicate in English
      • Computer literate (Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet)
      • Can make a commitment to be meaningful to a resident's life
      • Can participate in pre-service training about your new job
      • Respect resident and families
      • Can participate in training classes as scheduled by your supervisor
      • Can demonstrate that you are a creative problem solver and have good listening skills'

Keywords: Walker Support Services, Salem , Direct Support Professional, Other , Salem, Oregon

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