EMPLOYMENT PATH

WORK SKILLS PROGRAM

  • Position: Direct Support Professional (DSP)
  • Job Title: Employment Coach
  • Schedule: M-F: 9am – 2pm, and attend 2-3 meetings a month, as scheduled (9am to 4:30pm)
  • Rate: $12.50 hour
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Description:

Provide supervision and support for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

  • Support people in ways that assist him/her to achieve personal goals
  • Supervise and train people in work settings as assigned
  • Encourage participation, teach skills, and motivate efforts
  • Provide community outings that promote job skill development, social skill development, and work/volunteer experience
  • Provide support for in-house activities that enhance job skill development, social skill development, and other employable skills
  • Document progress and skill development using Therap
  • Assist people with lunch, personal hygiene and other restroom needs and general housekeeping to maintain an organized and healthy environment
  • Advocate for client’s rights, assure compliance with Oregon administrative rules and promote and support overall training efforts of the company mission.

We Are Looking for People Who:

  • Build a positive partnership with all employees
  • Are enthusiastic, positive, creative, and self-motivated
  • Teach skills in a fun and engaging way
  • Respond quickly and respectfully, in a crisis situation
  • Can organize and engage in multiple tasks
  • Have good verbal and written communication skills

Eligibility & Requirements:

  • Meet the physical demands of the job
  • Must be at least 18 years old (Oregon Administrative Rule 309-047-0100-04)
  • Must pass a drug screen test, initially and randomly
  • Must pass a Department of Human Services criminal background check
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent (per OARS)
  • Some positions require a valid driver’s license, be licensed for at least one year, have a good driving record and be at least 21 years of age to drive company vehicles
  • Rockwest will provide training for all required certifications (First Aid/CPR, OIS)

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We comply with all applicable Federal, State, and local laws concerning discrimination in employment. No question on this application is intended to elicit information in violation of any such law nor will any information obtained in response to any question be used in violation of any such law.