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Supported Living Direct Care Needed  

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Description

We are searching for individuals who are excited to help make a difference in the lives of others and would like to start working immediately!


Our Direct Care staff work one-on-one with clients in client homes, helping to provide care and assistance with client identified goals; light housekeeping and cooking; companionship and community inclusion; med administration and hygiene assistance; errands, attending appointments, and more!

Flexible schedules available!

Come make a difference in the lives of other people and get paid doing it! We are looking for Direct Care Staff in our Supported Living Program. This is not an office cubicle job! You are out in the field working with our clients in their homes. We give you the training and tools you need to get the job done. No prior experience needed, just a willingness to assist others, the ability to understand and follow tasks as directed, time-management, excellent listening skills and strong professional boundaries.

Of course, there are a few things you do need to have before we can hire you like a High School Diploma or GED, a valid drivers license, a working car and proof of insurance, proof of a Covid-19 vaccination, you must be 18 years or older, you must be able to pass a criminal background check per State of Oregon standards and you must pass a pre-employment drug screen (for illegal drugs in the State of Oregon). If you have all these things you are golden and should apply immediately!

Please take a minute to scroll through the entire ad. We list the essential functions of the job so give those a look for a better understanding of the position. Still interested? Awesome! Please apply immediately!

Now you know what we want from you, now here is what you get from us.

FT (37-40 hours) - $19.00 per hour

PT (18.5 hours - 36.5 hours) - $19.00

Flexible Schedules

All your mileage is reimbursed at $.43 per mile.

FT employees (30 + hours for Health Insurance only) will also receive: 100% company paid medical, dental, vision and alternative care through Kaiser Permanente (following 60 days of employment) plus a 20% discount if you want to insure your spouse or kids or family.

FT receive up to 8 hours of PTO per month after 6 months.

PT receive up to 4 hours per month after 6 months.

After you have been with us a year you will be eligible to enroll in our 401K with a 6% match and our Flexible Spending Account.

FT employees will be automatically enrolled in our Life Insurance and Short and Long Term Disability plan at no cost to you!

Employee Assistance Program

Discounts to movies, theme parks, car rentals etc. through Working Advantage

You also have the ability to get some supplemental insurance through Colonial Life to help pay if you are hospitalized and can't work.

We also have an employee Health and Wellness Program we are starting which includes items and services,which help the mind and body. Some examples might included a gym membership, movie tickets, tickets to the theater or a Portland Pickles game, etc.

Yeah, those are a lot of great benefits! Working at Westside can be hard work, but it can be rewarding. We value all of our staff and hope they stay with us for the long haul. If all of this sounds great to you, please apply immediately. We would love to hear from you. We have a very engaged hiring team who reach out quickly to interview new applicants. You can help expedite the hiring process by copying and pasting this link and applying direct to us:

https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=4031014

Westside Community Focus Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to teaching independent living skills, as well as providing housing, advocacy and other services that primarily assist adults who have developmental disabilities. We strive to promote the confidence and capability of our clients, encouraging the acquisition and maintenance of valuable life skills necessary to live successfully and productively in the community. We have a large Independent Living Program and three Group Homes.

Our Direct Care staff work one-on-one with clients in client homes, helping to provide care and assistance with client identified goals; light housekeeping and cooking; companionship and community inclusion; med administration and hygiene assistance; errands, attending appointments, and more!

Requirements Essential Functions of the Direct Care job include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

*1.Travel to client homes and sites, reporting on time to scheduled work shifts and trainings.

*2.Assist client with identified needs and goals as directed by the clients Residential coordinator and or Supervisor.

*3.Supervise client in matter concerning their health and safety. Report all safety concerns.

*4.Maintain timely and accurate documentation.

*5.Monitor and document medication administration

*.6.Conduct formal and informal training with residents to help them acquire living skills that can lead to increased independence.

*7.Submit written Incident Reports to Residential Coordinators (RC) of any accidents, injuries or serious problems involving the residents (by the end of your shift). Report any suspected abuse per the abuse reporting procedures as a mandatory reporter

*8.Attend and participate in staff meetings and trainings.

*9.Monitor the appearance of client and offer assistance in personal hygiene issues. Document in the Direct Care log or on tracking sheet any specific areas of concern regarding hygiene issues.

*10.Encourage and assist client in the use of their leisure and recreational time.

*11.Encourage client to keep his/her home orderly and sanitary. Communicate any routine or emergency home maintenance needing to be performed to the Residential Coordinator Encourage and assist client with notifying the landlord of maintenance issues.

*12.Help client protect his/her personal property and learn to care for personal property.

*13.Record significant occurrences or information that should be shared with other staff in the Direct Care log or on tracking sheets.

*14.Help client maintain his/her personal schedule.

*15.Model and encourage appropriate socialization skills.

*16.Follow direction, maintain accurate documents, interact in a positive manner and maintain professional boundaries with clients, co-workers, community members and personnel from other agencies and adhere to company policies and procedures

*17.Other duties as assigned.

If you have no relevant experience, please include a short statement explaining why you are interested in this field.
We look forward to hearing from you!

 
Rate of Pay $19.00 per hour for a driver, $18.50 for a non-driver  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://WestsideCommunityFocusInc.appone.com



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