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  Direct Support Professional (Port City-Weekdays) #2017-4474
Company: Albertina Kerr Centers
Location: Portland, Oregon   97086
Employment Type: Full-Time
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Job Description

Req No. 2017-4474

Job Locations US-OR-Portland

Category Direct Care/Caregivers/Skills Trainers

Type Regular Full-Time

Shift Hours Full-time; Mon-Fri 8am-3pm


Albertina Kerr strengthens Oregon families and communities by helping children and adults with developmental disabilities and mental health challenges - empowering them to live richer lives.

We are a non-profit organization dedicated to providing a supported work and recreation environment for people with developmental disabilities.

Participants are supported in pursuing their interests including time spent in the community and by creating hand made goods. We also promote motor skills, independence, creativity and social relationships through collaboration on art activities sewing projects, woodworking, printing, adaptive yoga, games, and music.

We are currently seeking a creative direct care staff available to work as a Direct Support Professional/Floater 9:00am to 3:00pm Monday-Friday.

Responsibilities include supporting participants with cognitive and physical disabilities in regard to job skills artistic development, activities planning, medical needs, toilet assistance (including changing adult Attends), and positive behavioral support.

Direct Support Professionals are also responsible for maintaining and accurately recording tracking, and time sheets daily, completing accident/injury/seizure reports, progress notes, working as part of a team to develop Individual Support Plan objectives and providing creative and positive strategies to best support the needs of our program participants.

Requirements for this position include:

*Must be at least 18 years of age

* DHS Criminal background check

* Ability to read, write and understand English for documentation


* Basic computer skills for data entry and word processing

* Ability to lift up to 75 lbs, twisting, bending and other moves related to wheelchair transfers

* Creative inclinations! We sew, paint/draw, print, have a wood studio, follow creative blogging endeavors and develop new activities and interests. Tell us about your creative talents!


$11.22/hr with full benefits and opportunities for picking up more hours.

Type: Full-time; Mon-Fri 8am-3pm

Location: Portland, OR 97227

Apply online at The nature of the services we provide prevents us from allowing in-person applications or inquiries. Albertina Kerr maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, age, or other factors protected by law. Individuals with disabilities can request accommodation in the application and employment process by contacting 503-262-0145.PI97847127

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