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OR Direct Support Professional Float

at Dungarvin, Inc.

Pay: up to $14.01/hour
Starting wage is $14.01
Posted: 9/29/2019
Job Reference #: *34E3B97947113F1D
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Requisition Number
17-0331

Post Date
7/3/2018

Title
OR Direct Support Professional Float

City
Portland

State
OR

Description
Join our dedicated team of caregivers!

We are Dungarvin, a national provider of support services for people who experience developmental disabilities, and we're seeking a Direct Support Professional Float/Caregiver in the Portland metro area. We want positive, dependable, organized, and energetic candidates with good decision making skills, and the desire to assist the people we support in reaching their goals. Candidates must have previous experience as a Direct Support Professional or Caregiver to be considered. This position requires flexibility.

The DSPF will fill in for staff on PTO (paid time off), LOA (leave of absence), open positions (until filled), etc. DSPF staff must be available to work different shifts/days depending upon the need.

You will provide assistance with activities of daily living such as:

  • Community activities
  • Cooking
  • Shopping
  • Positive Behavior Supports
  • Basic life skills coaching
  • Medication administration
  • Personal hygiene
  • Personal cares
  • Bathing
  • Changing clothes
  • Household duties

    Successful candidates will also have basic computer and good oral and written communication skills. Dungarvin provides paid on the job training. Some sites require an ability to implement a behavioral support plan. This is a 30 hour (minimum) per week position. Starting wage is $14.01, and increases to $14.40 after a three month orientation period. Benefits include regular increases, generous benefits and paid time off, and extensive on-the-job training.


  • Requirements
    Applicants must be 18+ years of age, have a valid driver’s license, a clean driving record, and ability to pass criminal background check to apply. Experience working with people with developmental disabilities also required.