Albertina Kerr strengthens Oregon families and communities by helping children and adults with developmental disabilities and mental health challenges - empowering them to live richer lives.
We're seeking a Direct Support Professional/Caregiver for our neighborhood group homes for people with developmental disabilities. Direct Support Professionals provide direct care and support to the people we serve to help them achieve desired lifestyles and increased levels of independence, productivity, and social/physical integration.
Tasks include assisting with personal care including personal hygiene, bathing, food preparation, laundry and housekeeping; scheduling activities and accompanying persons served; ensuring ISP goals are met and the information is documented; completing paperwork for program documentation; and similar and related tasks.
Hours: Full-time; Wed-Sun 2:30pm-10:30pm (40hrs/wk)
Location: Salem, OR 97303
*MUST have a valid driver's license and pass a driver's clearance check!
The successful candidate will have a high school diploma or GED; be able to lift, push, and pull 75 pounds consistently throughout the shift; have the ability to relate effectively with the people we serve; be able to respond to crisis situations; and be able to meet agency driving requirements. A criminal background check is required.
Apply online at http://www.albertinakerr.org. The nature of the services we provide prevents us from allowing in-person applications or inquiries. Albertina Kerr maintains a drug-free workplace. Albertina Kerr Centers is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, age, or other factors protected by law. Individuals with disabilities can request accommodation in the application and employment process by contacting 503-262-0145.