Personal Support Worker Wanted (Linn - Benton Area)

Personal Support Worker Wanted (Linn - Benton Area)

02 Apr 2019

Personal Support Worker Wanted (Linn - Benton Area)

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Personal Support Worker

K.I.D.S. - Linn, Benton, Lincoln, Marion, Polk, and Lane Counties

$17 an hour - Full-time, Part-time

KIDS is a newer agency that specializes in providing supportive care to Intellectually/Developmentally Disabled individuals. We believe in honoring our team by promoting work-life balance, and a competitive living wage. We are looking for experienced, reliable Personal Support Workers (Also called Direct Support Workers) to support the clients we serve. Our Personal Support Workers start off at $17.00 per hour. By making our team a priority, we know that in turn, they will make our clients their priority.

Are you looking for a refreshing change?

Do you want to feel valued and appreciated?

Do you want to be paid a competitive wage for your dedication and experience?

If this sounds like you, or someone you know, lets connect!. We are a community living support agency that works with the Intellectually/Developmentally Disabled community in Oregon. We believe the best approach to provide exceptional care and support is to honor the team that gets the work done. We have a passion for helping people, both our clients and our team, and we are looking for like-minded individuals. Schedules may vary based upon your work-life needs, together we will find the right fit for you and the clients we support. Each clients needs vary allowing for both part-time and full-time options.

Are you or someone you know:

Reliable

Professional

Coachable

Loves Kids

As a Personal Support Worker, you will support the Individual Support Plan for the client, created by the clients social worker.

Position expectations vary based upon the individual clients needs as outlined in the Individual Support Plan:

Assisting with Cooking, cleaning, medication assistance, scheduling, attend medical appointments, shopping, transportation, housing, and budgeting

Supporting skill development defined in the individuals ISP

Documentation of progress notes with each shift

Qualifications and Education Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent

Preferred Skills

Patience and understanding with children

Experience in providing general care and support

Knowledge of home care services

Proficient in written and verbal communication

Experience in redirecting

General Mentor Qualifications: A Mentor delivering services to an individual must meet the following criteria:

Be a minimum of 18 years of age

Be legally eligible to work in the United States.

Be able to pass a background check

Honors confidentiality of each client and their family.

Experience comprehending and implementing care plans.

Effective communication with families, medical providers, and other support personnel.

Able to make calm decisions and provide support in emergency situations.

Be certified in CPR and First Aid by a recognized training agency within 90 calendar days of employment.

If transporting individuals, have a valid driver's license and vehicle insurance in compliance with the laws of the Department of Motor Vehicles. Not required.

Must also have a smartphone

Experience:

Personal Support: 1 year (Required)

Education:

High school or equivalent (Required)

Language:

English, Reading, Writing, and Spoken (Required)

Work authorization:

United States (Required)

Shifts:

Evening (Preferred)

Mid-Day (Preferred)

Graveyard (Preferred)

Morning (Preferred)

Submit your resume to info@kidsnw.org

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