Family Solutions

Direct Support Professional Full Time Medford

Job Locations US-OR-Medford
Job ID
2021-1170
Category
Direct Care Delivery
Type
Other

Overview

Providing Direct Support to youth is one of the most rewarding careers out there! If you have a strong desire to make a difference in your community, then this is an opportunity you should consider. The pandemic and the aftermath of the wildfires has really taken a toll on our community especially our youth.

 

FAMILY SOLUTIONS provides mental health services to youth and their families. If you want to be a part of this team, then please apply!

 

We are in need of Direct Support Professionals Full Time benefited positions in our Medford girls residential home. We have Full time and relief/on-call available. We need to fill Swing shift and Overnight positions during the week and on weekends. If you have high school diploma, a college degree or any type of formal education equaling 4 years and experience working with kids then you are who we are looking for!

 

Benefits for Full Time positions include: 

Medical

Dental

Vision

Short Term Disability

Long Term Disability

Life Insurance

Vacation time (accrue 6.03 hours a pay period)

Sick time (accrue .04 hours accrued per hour worked)

Double time for working observed holidays

 

Take the first step in your new career and give the support that is so greatly needed in our community. 

Pay Range: $14.89 to $19.47

 

Currently offering $2,000 Bonuses! $500 after 3 months of service, $500 after 6 months of service, $500 after 9 months and $500 after 1 year! (prorated based on hours worked for relief/on-call positions)

 

 

Responsibilities

Assist with clerical duties and maintaining client files as needed. Share responsibility for implementing treatment plans for assigned youth and communicate pertinent information and maintain open communication to other line-staff, supervisor, program manager, program coordinator as necessary and work cooperatively as a team member.

Providing 24 hour youth supervision.

Maintain accurate medication logs and ensure accurate administering of medication to residents. Completing sleep logs if necessary, tallies, progress notes and other appropriate logs/documentation.

Actively engage with youth through play, activities, outings and therapeutic group work.

Demonstrate skills in non-violent crisis intervention and physical restraint as necessary.

Transport youth as arranged and assigned.

Establish and maintain appropriate lines of communication with parents of assigned youth.

Observe all agency policies and procedures.

Maintain high ethical standards with regard to treatment and client confidentiality.

Qualifications

Per the Governor of Oregon Family Solutions does require COVID-19 vaccination for employment or an approved medical or religious accommodation. 

 

Bachelor’s Degree or 4 years of combination of formal education and experience with children or young adults. 

 

Must be an excellent communicator with the skills to acknowledge the needs of others and recognizing various points of view.  Able to persuade others based on what is in the best interest of the client/resident.

 

Current and valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.

 

Must be able to clear a background check conducted through DHS.

 

Microsoft Office Suite/Outlook.

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