Qualified Mental Health Associate/Direct Support Specialist- Clackamas County
Pay range from $14.75 - $16.00 per hour DOE!
Get started today! Opportunities- Clackamas, Milwaukie, Oregon City, Happy Valley
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 training
* Positive behavior supports (PBS),
* Client observation/redirection * Implementation 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 field
* Pass criminal background check and have solid personal references
* Function with minimal supervision when on shift and assisting a client
* Maintain an appropriate, professional relationship with our clients
* Have good communication skills to interact effectively with clients
* And 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: http://www.homewatchcaregivers.com/portland/home-care.aspx.
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Location/Region: Portland, OR (97202)