DSP/Caregivers needed in West Seattle (group home for adults with intellectual disabilities)

Employer: United Friends Group Homes (Lincoln Park Group Home)

Job Description

Hiring caring individuals to work as Direct Support Professionals for 6 to 8 adults with intellectual disabilities in a group home setting. Vital duties usually include facilitating integration of the residents into the community (This duty is currently on hold for the most part due to COVID-19 but will be starting up again once the pandemic has lessened), assisting residents to be as independent as possible, cleaning, cooking, instruction, documentation, transportation of residents, assisting with medication, providing first aid when needed, assisting adults with personal hygiene and all ADL's (including bathing, dressing, lavatory needs for ALL genders) and providing supportive listening.

Job Requirements

No experience necessary as we will train the right individuals; however, having an NAC or HCA shortens the training period substantially. Absolutely necessary are the following prerequisites: At least 18 years old Must have either a high School diploma or GED Ability to read/write/speak in English (as this is the primary language of all our residents) Ability to attend mandatory training sessions as needed (these are typically during weekdays ranging in time from 8am-5pm). Ability to work a variety of shifts (INCLUDING weekends) since we are staffed 24 hrs/day and have multiple openings. CURRENTLY HIRING FOR WEST SEATTLE LOCATION for multiple positions; all open positions REQUIRE working some hours on the weekend. Prospective employees must pass fingerprint-based criminal background check. A valid WA state Driver License (or ability to get one within 30 days of hire) and good driving record are necessary for transporting residents. The currently available positions may require some transporting.

Compensation

starts at $17.00/hr

Schedule

Varies based on resident need; primarily looking for those who can work afternoon/evenings or Overnight positions. However, resident support needs change frequently so flexibility is important.

Location: 6935 FAUNTLEROY WAY SW (Please call first)
Contact: 206-829-2011