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Full-time, Part-time, and On-Call DSPs needed for our 24 hour group homes and supported living programs. Starting wage is between $11.39 to $12.44/hour. Higher starting wage may be offered for credit for years of experience as a DSP or related position.
On-Call DSPs are eligible for a Retention BONUS up to $1250.00. $250 after 6 months completed as an On Call DSP, and $1000 after 12 months completed as an On Call DSP.
A job with OSLP is more than a paycheck. It's job where every day you're working toward helping individuals with developmental disabilities lead rich and fulfilling lives.
Who we are...
OSLP is the leader in Lane County in providing support to adults with developmental disabilities through a variety of services. Our programs include 17 group homes providing 24 hour support, a Supported Living Program, a Community Inclusion and Employment Department, and our groundbreaking Arts & Culture Program which provides a creative and integrated environment for those with an artistic interest.
As a DSP you will provide daily living support to adults with developmental disabilities who live in one of our 24 hour supervised homes.
Essential Job Functions include but not limited to:
Adhere to OSLP's Primary Values and Code of Ethics which focus on ensuring that the people we support are healthy and safe, experience the community in which they live, and live active and meaningful lives.
Provide support to help develop and maintain personal relationships, ensure the people we support are treated with dignity and respect, and have the opportunity to exercise personal choice.
Ability to develop and maintain positive and professional relationships with the people we support and all team members.
Assist with all activities of daily living such as personal care and hygiene, meal planning and preparation, community integration support, and physical support as needed (e.g. transfers).
Accurately dispense medications, administer medically necessary treatments, and document accurately.
Must arrive to work on time and consistently adhere to scheduled work hours.
Qualification Requirements and Preferences:
Must have a high school diploma or equivalent (GED)
Must be at least 18 years of age
Fluent in reading, writing, and speaking the English language
Good writing skills in order to complete all required documentation detailing supports given and daily interactions with the people we support.
Excellent work ethic and the ability to be self-directed in ensuring the home is kept clean and organized
If in a position that requires driving, must have a valid Oregon drivers' license with a minimum of three years as a licensed driver. Must have and maintain a driving record that is considered insurable by our auto insurance policy carrier.
Preference given to those applicants with previous experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities and/or experience in a care giving capacity.
Physical Requirements include but not limited to:
Continuous standing, walking, bending, squatting, and sitting throughout the shift. Change positions frequently.
Must be able to lift between 10-45 lbs. Actual lifting requirement dependent on which program the DSP is assigned to work.
Frequently and independently push/pull people supported during dressing, transferring or positioning. If in home with people who use wheelchairs, frequently and independently push/pull wheelchairs or lifting equipment.
This position summary covers some of the duties performed and physical requirements but is not intended to be a full list. Additional duties and physical requirements will be dependent on which program a DSP is assigned to work and will be reviewed with applicants prior to hire.
OSLP has a great benefit package which includes health, dental, and vision insurance for all employees working 30 hours/week or more. To apply, visit our website at OSLP Jobs