Northwest Supported Living
  • Vancouver, WA, USA
  • $15.15
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Do you have at least 6 months experience working as a DSP or caregiver? Enjoy being a leader and helping others? We are adding 3 Lead Staff DSP positions ($15.15/hour) to work with clients. You will work with intellectually and developmental disabled adults in their own homes. Our Lead Staff DSP work a rotating 2 week schedule working every other weekend and assume Direct Support/Caregiver duties w/clients. Additionally, the Lead Staff DSP will be responsible for the following:

  • Schedule medical and dental appointments
  • Ensure yearly appointments are completed
  • Responsible for Medication Administration Record, may be monitoring nurse delegation, monitoring client health needs, and updating Therap as needed
  • Provide fair and consistent expectations, supervision and management to assigned staff
  • Ensure that safety checklists are done for each client's residence
  • Review GER's (General Event Reports) and do any follow up and training and documentation as necessary
  • Training new staff on the how to's and the culture of the house and clients
  • Ensure maintenance of the cleanliness and safety of the environments for which you are responsible. Report maintenance needs to be addressed with your manager or maintenance support staff in a timely manner
  • Monitor client finances and reconcile monthly expenses, submitting all necessary reports to accounting in a time manner
  • Support Supervisor and House Manager
  • Need to be able to see the big picture of care and environment

Required Skills for the Lead Staff/DSP Position

  • Must have a minimum of 6 month or more of caregiving experience
  • DSP/Experience with adults with developmental disabilities strongly preferred
  • Proficient in Word and Excel (computer skills)
  • Strong math skills
  • Strong listening skills
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • The ability to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs if needed
  • Must be able to pass an extensive background check
  • Must have proof of a High School diploma, High School equivalency, or GED

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.15 per hour

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.15 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
We are taking precautions to protect our staff, clients, and the community with taking temperatures, providing masks, gloves, hand sanitizers, and cleaning supplies at all houses. We also have required Covid-19 training for all staff.

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