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Direct Support Specialist (Experienced DSP)- Salem

DSP Connections Inc
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Direct Support Specialist (Experienced DSP)


Salem, OR
Full Time

DSP Connections Inc. is committed to providing support to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We are an inclusive team full of respectlove, and purpose. We want to help those who may need our forever support to overcome their challenges and reach lifelong goals.

A Direct Support Specialist (DSS) is a highly experienced individual who has an extensive background working with I/DD individuals, including following Positive Behavior Support Plans (PBSP) and implementing protocols. They support individuals to succeed in their life skills, independence, community integration, and much more! They assist the individual in accomplishing their goals as outlined in their Individual Support Plan (ISP). If you are looking for a career path, then DSP Connections is for you!

 Pay scale$24 - $27


  *   Minimum 2 years’ experience supporting individuals in the I/DD community
  *   Oregon Intervention System (OIS) training (will provide class opportunities)
  *   CPR/First aid training within 30 days of hire (will provide class opportunities)
  *   Reliable transportation to/from work
  *   Ability to follow a Positive Behavior Support Plan
  *   Ability to work within a team of Direct Support staff
  *   Valid driver’s license, insurance, and clean driving record. A motor vehicle report will be run on all DSSs who transport clients in a company vehicle.
  *   Positive and outgoing personality with the ability to carry a good conversation
  *   Ability to frequently bend, kneel, stand, twist, or reach
  *   Ability to walk and/or stand for the majority of each shift 


  *   Unbeatable bonus perks & incentives exclusive to DSPC (will be shared at interview)
  *   401K
  *   Paid time off (PTO)
  *   Health, dental, & vision insurance (full-time employees)
  *   Professional development opportunities
  *   Available legacy bonus
  *   Referral bonus for referring a friend to DSPC.
  *   Available training opportunities to complete annual continuing education units (CEUs)
  *   Overtime available
Job types: part-time / full-time 

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