Salary

$12 - $20 Per Hour

Job Type

full-time

Posted

4 days ago

Location

Description

Apply for jobs throughout Oregon at: https://impactoregon.careers/browse-careers/direct-support-professional-dsp-community-inclusion

As a Direct Support Professional (DSP), you will assist people who experience a developmental or intellectual disability at home and within the community to help them make choices, garner respect, increase their independence, and develop relationships. 

You will also be an “ambassador” to the community at large, often advocating for and providing information about how to support individuals who experience intellectual and developmental disabilities so that they may fully engaged in their community.

This job requires the stamina to provide adequate physical, social, and emotional assistance and direct personal care. Types of support you can expect to provide as a DSP include assisting with activities of daily living such as personal hygiene, ensuring a healthy and safe environment, socialization experiences, behavior supports, house cleaning, grocery shopping, meal preparation, mobility, and equipment maintenance.