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Caregivers (DSP) - Fun outings, team environment, make a difference!

Company: SISO - Supported Independence Services of Oregon
Location: Eugene
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Get paid to have fun, and go on community-based outings. Join our team to make a difference in the lives of adults with developmental disabilities and mental health concerns._*Incentives, Bonuses & Perks: *_- $1500 sign-on bonus**- Refer-a-friend bonuses- Noc Shift differential ($0.50/hr)- Pay increase potential at 90 days, 6 months & 1 year _(positive evaluation required)_- Paid vacation, sick time & holidays- Health Insurance, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance*About Us*SISO enriches the lives of the individuals we support by providing a variety of person-centered services that promote independence, inclusion, and self-determination in a safe and compassionate environment.We believe that with the right innovations and thoughtful supports, all people, regardless of the scope or degree of their disability can live dignified lives with as much independence as possible.We are looking for motivated, hardworking, dedicated and compassionate individuals to work as caregivers and companions for adults with developmental disabilities/intellectual disabilities (ID/DD) and mental health conditions. Our Direct Support Professionals (caregivers) assist in enriching the daily life of the individuals we support.We value a team environment in our homes and within our agency, and offer team-building opportunities for our employees. We offer fun day program activities such as our swimming, fairs/festivals, 4th of July BBQ, holiday parties, camping, beach/lake/river day trips and zoo/animal park trips. There's always something going on that makes this an unique job opportunity.*What we offer: *- Fun, home-based, work settings- Opportunities to learn new skills and apply your talents- Opportunities for paid training- Advancement (_*we always promote 1st from within our agency*_)- Steady, full time, schedules- Overtime available- Roth IRA*Why do our employees love their job?*- "The clients"- "Having fun with the guys"- "Spontaneous dance parties"- "A great fun place to work"- "Our job is very person centered, whether it be our clients or our employees"- "Feeling good at the end of the day that you did something to help someone who needed it"- "I love the feeling like I make a difference in other's lives"*General Duties Include: ** Documentation on paper and on Therap (online software system)* Meal preparation and cooking (following any specialized diets)* Cleaning and deep cleaning* Client specific care (includes toileting/showering)* Medication administration* Ensuring our client's health and safety* Advocating for our client's needs and rights* Adhering to and following client support documents* Utilizing positive behavior supports*Qualified candidates will be able to: ** Be at least 18 years old at time of hiring* Pass a pre-hire background check* Certify in First Aid/CPR (we pay for the training and your hours!)* Certify in Oregon Intervention System (16 hours of paid training)* Certify in Bloodborne Pathogens* Complete Mandatory Abuse trainingHave reliable transportation (bus, skateboard, car, feet, etc)* Attend all training and shadow shifts, as scheduled* Lift a minimum of 50lbs (from time-to-time)* Remain active and on your feet for the duration of your shift* Utilize basic computer and internet skillsTo apply online, go to: ****** _*$500*_ bonus after 60 days, *$500 *after 120 days and _*$500*_ after 6 months (Must not be in recent disciplinary action at each bonus period and must work at least 132 hours per month for each of the bonus months to qualify)'Job Types: Full-time, Part-timePay: $17.25 - $20.00 per hourBenefits:* Dental insurance* Flexible schedule* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Referral program* Retirement plan* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Day shift* Holidays* Monday to Friday* Night shift* Overtime* Weekend availabilitySupplemental Pay:* Bonus pay* Signing bonusCOVID-19 considerations:Masks must be worn at all times when providing direct care to our supported individuals. All staff must agree that they are free from illness upon entering the door by signing a form. COVID VACCINATION REQUIRED.Application Question(s):* COVID VACCINATION REQUIRED. Are you currently Covid vaccinated?Work Location: One location

Keywords: SISO - Supported Independence Services of Oregon, Eugene , Caregivers (DSP) - Fun outings, team environment, make a difference!, Other , Eugene, Oregon

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