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Company: Albertina Kerr Centers
Location: Eugene
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Caregiving at Kerr is a rewarding career where you'll make a difference in people's lives. We offer a stable, safe, and nurturing environment where residents are comforted knowing they have a place to call home.Join our team, get a $2,000 sign-on bonus!Our group home Caregivers are Direct Support Professionals who enable individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to achieve their desired quality of life. You provide opportunities for residents to live as independently as possible by supporting their life-skill development, education, behavior management, and socialization.If you're looking for a mission-driven career where you'll positively impact your community, we encourage you to apply for opportunities at group homes throughout Gresham and Troutdale! Our caregiving positions start at $16.50 per hour for regular staff. Relief positions start at $18.68 per hour and require employees work any shift and location assigned within area served. Upon hire, you'll participate in a three-week paid training to give you the knowledge, skills and certifications needed to provide the best care and support.All Kerr employees are required to be fully vaccinated or meet the requirements for a medical or religious exception prior to beginning work.ResponsibilitiesYou provide high-quality, personal care while creating a fun, positive, and caring environmentYou interact with the people we support, family members, community members, medical professionals, team members and others in a positive and professional mannerYou ensure a clean, safe and protected environmentYou provide input for Individual Support Plan (ISP) development and ensure plans are followedYou learn and follow Behavior Support Plans (BSP) and Medical Support Plans (MSP), implement Oregon Intervention Systems (OIS) interventionsBenefitsPaid medical, dental, and vision employee benefits help keep you safe and healthyPaid basic life & accident insurance and short & long-term disability coverage provide you a safety net for the unexpectedPaid holidays and generous time off allow you to enjoy your time on and off the clock401(k) retirement savings plan with up to 4% employer match to plan for your futureConsistent, punctual, and flexibleAt least 18 years' oldVerbal and written English language proficiency sufficient to communicate with people we support, co-workers, and community membersAbility to pass a background checkAbility to lift, push and pull 50 poundsLicensed driver with at least two years' driving experience (required for all relief positions and most day or swing shifts; night shifts typically do not require a driver's license)

Keywords: Albertina Kerr Centers, Eugene , Caregiver, Healthcare , Eugene, Oregon

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