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DSHS DDA Direct Support Professional

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DSHS DDA Direct Support Professional   

JOB TITLE:

DSHS DDA Direct Support Professional

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Yakima County , Yakima, WA Western Australia United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

DSHS Direct Support Professional /Attendant Counselor 2

Want to put your passion to work? In this job, you will a ssist adults with developmental disabilities to live full, empowered lives in their home.
?
Each individual has unique support needs , y our support may include cooking, personal care tasks, household tasks, community activities, medication administration and support to maintain good physical, behavioral and emotional health.
This essential position provides paid training, excellent benefits and the ability to make a difference and transform someone s life !

State-Operated Living Alternatives (SOLA) within the? dshs.
wa.
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?has multiple opportunities for? Direct Care Providers ? including day , swing, night shift , and part time opportunities .
dshs.
wa.
gov/sites/default/files/publications/documents/22-1787.
pdf\" target=\"_blank\"> Learn more about SOLA Here

These openings can be filled as an Attendant Counselor 2or be filled as in-training to develop the required skills within this specialized field.
Upon successful completion of the
6-12 monthin-training plan, you will progressively advance to the goaland wageof theAttendant Counselor 2.


You'll Get Competitive Pay and Great State BenefitsAsYou

  • Coach, teach, and mentor people with intellectualdisabilities

  • Assistand train clients with all areas of daily living skills

  • Implement Individual Support Plan programs, plans, and services

  • Transport andaccompanyclients to appointments, or other activities in the community

  • Form relationships with people

  • Keep the resident's home safe andclean

  • Review, collect, and record participant information and report information that is vital and/or pertinent to homemanagement

  • Utilize an electronic data system tomaintainclient records and other reports

  • And,King County employees?receive?5% premium pay in addition to the advertised salary and afree Orca card for transportation use.


To Start On Your New Career, We Ask That You Have


Experience

Attendant Counselor 2 ($22.
32 - $27.
83)

  • A high school diploma/GED AND one year of experience working with people with developmental disabilities in mental health facilities, nursing homes, hospitals, or residential settings .

If you lack one year of experience, we can hire you in a paid training position:

Attendant Counselor 2 In-Training($19.
85- $25.
84)

  • A high school diploma or GED.

  • In this position, you get paid while gaining the experienceand knowledge you need to qualify for the Attendant Counselor 2 position.

Skills and Abilities

  • Outgoing and friendly

  • Ability to provideaccurateand clear written communications both electronically and verbally

  • Punctual and responsible

  • Ability to work with challenging individuals

  • Effectively communicate with management, peers, residents, and the public as needed

  • Able to work in a team and alone

  • Able to read and follow policies and procedures

  • Maintaingreat workhabits.

NOTE : Your starting hourly rate will be dependent on your education and experience.


We need you to help us help others! ?If we have caught your eye, we want to hear from you!



Interested? ?Simply fill out our application and attach your resume and three references.
That's it! ?We want to make this easy for you.

?
Our Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) mission to? Transform Lives ?requires that we come together with a sense of belonging, common purpose, shared values and meaningful work.
It is crucial to our agencys mission that you bring an equity, anti-
racism and social justice commitment to your work with DSHS.
We strive to create greater access and affirming representation of the communities we serve, including Black, Indigenous and People of Color, people with physical, behavioral health, and intellectual disabilities, elders, LGBTQIA+ individuals, immigrants and refugees, and families building financial security.

Questions?Email peter.
bonato@dshs.
wa.
gov
about 01087.

To learn more about DSHS, go todshs.
wa.
gov/\" target=\"_blank\">www.
dshs.
wa.
gov
.


Opportunities performed on-site at this work location at least three days a week may be eligible for anadditional5% premium pay in addition to the advertised salary.

SOCR

Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history may be conducted.
Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicants suitability and competence to perform in the job.
This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies.
Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license.
Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle.

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any area of employment, its programs or services on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, religion or beliefs, political affiliation, military status, honorably discharged veteran, Vietnam Era, recently separated or other protected veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, equal pay or genetic information.
Persons requiring accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the Recruiter at (360) 725-5810.
Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384.


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Position Details

POSTED:

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

27.83 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707244657-a59f0471d4f5f6f48c9dbe34ba681c33

LOCATION:

Western Australia United States

CITY:

Yakima County , Yakima, WA

Job Origin:

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DSHS Direct Support Professional /Attendant Counselor 2

Want to put your passion to work? In this job, you will a ssist adults with developmental disabilities to live full, empowered lives in their home. ? Each individual has unique support needs , y our support may include cooking, personal care tasks, household tasks, community activities, medication administration and support to maintain good physical, behavioral and emotional health. This essential position provides paid training, excellent benefits and the ability to make a difference and transform someone s life !

State-Operated Living Alternatives (SOLA) within the? Developmental Disabilities Administration ?has multiple opportunities for? Direct Care Providers ? including day , swing, night shift , and part time opportunities . Learn more about SOLA Here

These openings can be filled as an Attendant Counselor 2or be filled as in-training to develop the required skills within this specialized field. Upon successful completion of the6-12 monthin-training plan, you will progressively advance to the goaland wageof theAttendant Counselor 2.

You'll Get Competitive Pay and Great State BenefitsAsYou

  • Coach, teach, and mentor people with intellectualdisabilities

  • Assistand train clients with all areas of daily living skills

  • Implement Individual Support Plan programs, plans, and services

  • Transport andaccompanyclients to appointments, or other activities in the community

  • Form relationships with people

  • Keep the resident's home safe andclean

  • Review, collect, and record participant information and report information that is vital and/or pertinent to homemanagement

  • Utilize an electronic data system tomaintainclient records and other reports

  • And,King County employees?receive?5% premium pay in addition to the advertised salary and afree Orca card for transportation use.


To Start On Your New Career, We Ask That You Have


Experience

Attendant Counselor 2 ($22.32 - $27.83)

  • A high school diploma/GED AND one year of experience working with people with developmental disabilities in mental health facilities, nursing homes, hospitals, or residential settings .

If you lack one year of experience, we can hire you in a paid training position:

Attendant Counselor 2 In-Training($19.85- $25.84)

  • A high school diploma or GED.

  • In this position, you get paid while gaining the experienceand knowledge you need to qualify for the Attendant Counselor 2 position.

Skills and Abilities

  • Outgoing and friendly

  • Ability to provideaccurateand clear written communications both electronically and verbally

  • Punctual and responsible

  • Ability to work with challenging individuals

  • Effectively communicate with management, peers, residents, and the public as needed

  • Able to work in a team and alone

  • Able to read and follow policies and procedures

  • Maintaingreat workhabits.

NOTE : Your starting hourly rate will be dependent on your education and experience.


We need you to help us help others! ?If we have caught your eye, we want to hear from you!



Interested? ?Simply fill out our application and attach your resume and three references. That's it! ?We want to make this easy for you.
?
Our Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) mission to? Transform Lives ?requires that we come together with a sense of belonging, common purpose, shared values and meaningful work. It is crucial to our agencys mission that you bring an equity, anti- racism and social justice commitment to your work with DSHS. We strive to create greater access and affirming representation of the communities we serve, including Black, Indigenous and People of Color, people with physical, behavioral health, and intellectual disabilities, elders, LGBTQIA+ individuals, immigrants and refugees, and families building financial security.

Questions?Email peter.bonato@dshs.wa.govabout 01087.

To learn more about DSHS, go towww.dshs.wa.gov.

Opportunities performed on-site at this work location at least three days a week may be eligible for anadditional5% premium pay in addition to the advertised salary.

SOCR

Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history may be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicants suitability and competence to perform in the job. This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle.

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any area of employment, its programs or services on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, religion or beliefs, political affiliation, military status, honorably discharged veteran, Vietnam Era, recently separated or other protected veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, equal pay or genetic information. Persons requiring accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the Recruiter at (360) 725-5810. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384.




E-Verify is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.


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