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Job #:  428
Title:  Caregiver - Direct Support Professional
Location:  Salem, OR
Salary Range:  $11.25 - $13.00
Position:  Caregivier - Direct Support Professional

A primary purpose of the DSP is to assist people who need support to lead self-directed lives and to participate fully in our communities and nation. This emphasis on empowerment and participation is critical because the prejudices of society form powerful barriers that prevent many people with mental or physical disabilities from enjoying a high quality of life. It is the mandate of the DSP to follow the individual path suggested by the unique gifts, preferences, and needs of each person they support, and to walk in partnership with the person, and those who love him or her, toward a life of opportunity, well-being, freedom, and contribution.


Must be 18 years of age. Must be able to pass a basic computer skills assessment Must pass required DHS background check. Fingerprints may be required. Must pass Pre-employment drug screening. Must be able to regularly lift and transfer 25 pounds or one-fourth of your body weight (whichever is less). Some positions do require a higher lifting requirement. Must have a valid driver’s license.



Job Type:  Temp to Hire
Post Date:  08/05/2019