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Creekside Cottage

Live-In Direct Support Professional 

  • Location

    Issaquah, WA
  • Posted On

    October 17, 2019
  • Job Type

    Full-Time
  • Category

    Other
  • Experience Level

    2-5 Years
  • Education Level

    High School Diploma
  • Salary

    $50,000-$75,000

Job Description

Live-In Direct Support Professional

Creekside Cottage is a privately owned and operated shared living home located in Issaquah, WA. We are seeking a live-in female caregiver (or married couple) to care for three young adult women with intellectual disabilities.  All clients are physically independent, verbal and sleep through the night. This is an ideal position for the person who enjoys providing an enriching home environment while creating activities and experiences for the women to thrive both in their home-life and the community. The ideal candidate will be energetic, compassionate, organized, and enjoy sharing in the residents’ daily lives as a life coach, mentor and friend.

Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Serving as both a caregiver and life coach to create opportunities that promote individuality and independence.
Providing general duties as a house manager including shopping, meal planning and prep, light personal care, and transportation to activities if needed.
Partnering with the clients’ individual guardians to foster good health, happiness and personal growth.

Qualifications:

One (1) year of experience in supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities, preferred.
Valid driver’s license, acceptable motor vehicle record and own vehicle required.
Must be able to clear criminal background check, required.
Able to convey, understand and follow spoken and written instructions in English, required.
Strong Communication skills, required.
Non-smoker, required.
High school diploma required (college degree preferred).
Current and valid HCA certification or willing to obtain certification required.
Current and valid first aid and CPR certification required.
Impeccable written and oral communication skills required.

Creekside Cottage offers benefits including, free room and board, paid utilities, use of furnished 2700 sq ft home, private master bedroom and bath, Medical, Dental, Paid Time Off, car and cell phone stipends, guaranteed minimum 20 hours off per week M-F. tax free salary of $3,400-$3,800/month DOE. Total compensation $65,000 including room and board.

How to Apply

Please send current resume with attached cover letter to mirandathorpe77@gmail.com.

When applying, mention you saw this opening listed on Disability Scoop.