Qualified Mental Health Associate/Direct Support Specialist

Homewatch CareGivers of Portland

Posted Under: Portland, Oregon jobs in Healthcare; Healthcare jobs in zipcode 97201
Posted On: 2019-05-17 00:00:00

Pay--range from $14.75-----$16.00 per hour DOE!Come join us for Loads of Fun! Get started today!Opportunities- Portland Metro, Gresham, Downtown Portland, Troutdale.-- Want to be a part of a team that provides--ONE TO ONE SUPPORTS--to folks in the mental and behavioral health communities??Come get a job with us! We are--a community leader in--ADL/iADL's skills building and assistance for folks with behavior support needs as they--step--down from higher levels of care, or are currently living in their own--independent placements.We offer flexible scheduled. Full/ Part time hours.--Skills trainingPositive behavior supports (PBS),--Client observation/redirectionImplementation of structures and visual strategies.We--support--clients throughout Multnomah, Clackamas and Washington counties in Oregon.The work is challenging and --rewarding, our pay structure is very competitive.We offer great medical, dental, and vision benefits, plus PAID TIME OFF!We work with community partners to assist us with training to improve knowledge of diagnosis, trauma, boundaries, and skills training.Experience as a DSS in a home--setting or treatment facility is a major plus,BUT--were excited to help folks who are serious about the mental health community--to get started in Behavior supports fieldPass criminal background check and have solid personal referencesFunction with minimal supervision when on shift and assisting--a clientMaintain an appropriate, professional relationship with our clientsHave good communication skills to interact effectively with clientsAnd you need to be able to physically perform the work, for example the ability to:--bend, climb, stoop, and stand--lift 20-30 pounds without hurting yourself.OIS trained DSSs are highly encouraged to apply.You can learn more about our company at our Company website:--check out our Facebook, Twitter and Blog websites:--and--Keywords: Direct Support Professional (DSP), Location: Portland, OR - 97202