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Caregiver for Happy & Friendly Man (Choose Your Hours)

Are you looking for an awesome job where you get to make a difference every day? If so, UCP Oregon might have the perfect job for you!

UCP Oregon is an exciting and empowering place to work. We help adults who experience developmental disabilities to live the life of their dreams—whether that’s living independently, working in a great job, or pursuing their interests and hobbies.

We’re currently seeking a caregiver “Personal Assistant” who will support a man who lives in his own condo in Gresham and experiences developmental disabilities. He is a happy, friendly, and jovial person who loves art, music, and volunteering. He is eager to work with a “Personal Assistant” who is attentive and respectful.

You will do his grocery shopping and go to the food bank. You will work together on household chores, cooking, and attending medical appointments. He needs assistance with taking medications, managing his diet, and using adaptive equipment.

You’ll work five shifts per week, totaling 40 hours per week: please choose the 5 days per week you would like to work from the following days: Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri, and Sat and choose your hours from the following timeframes: 8am to 4pm or 8:30am to 4:30pm. *You’ll also work your regular hours on Agency holidays.

*In your cover letter, please list your preferred 5 days per week and your preferred hours.

Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Be able to pass our pre-hiring screenings, including a reference check, a physical with a lifting test of 50lbs, and a criminal history background check.
  • Be able to drive on the job: must be at least 18 years old, have a current driver’s license, a reliable personal vehicle, at least two years of driving experience, auto insurance, and a clean driving record.
  • Experience in the developmental disability field preferred, but not required.
  • All UCP Oregon employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have an approved medical or religious exception. If you are hired, you will need to provide proof of vaccination (or obtain an approved exception) prior to starting work.


Benefits

  • $18.00 per hour. Annual wage increase based on satisfactory performance.
  • Eligible for overtime pay for hours worked over 40 hours per week.
  • Holiday pay (double pay for the first 12 hours of any agency holiday shift that you work).
  • Great medical, vision, prescription, and alternative care coverage (including massage therapy and naturopathy) for employee, spouse/domestic partner, and children.
  • 3 weeks of paid time off, rising to 4 weeks after 5 years of service at UCP.
  • 401k retirement plan with up to 4% employer match.
  • Mileage reimbursement.
  • Fun, casual work environment, with lots of opportunities for advancement and growth, at one of the top-ranked non-profits in Oregon.

To Apply:
  • It’s easy to apply! Visit http://www.ucpaorwa.org/careers.html and look for the “Caregiver for a Happy & Friendly Man (Choose Your Hours)” job opening. Then answer a few fast questions and send a resume and short cover letter.
  • UCP Oregon is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and actively seeks applicants from diverse backgrounds. UCP considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, sex, ethnicity, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or gender identity, military/veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. We encourage BIPOC, LGBTQ+ individuals, and people who experience disabilities to apply. UCP Oregon is an equal opportunity employer, and actively seeks applicants from diverse backgrounds.
  • Find out more about UCP Oregon at: http://www.ucpaorwa.org/