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06SCA021 - Direct Support Professional

companyRedwood Family Care Network
locationBellevue, WA 98005, USA
PublishedPublished: 7/29/2023
Community Work

Looking to fill 2 positions in our new Everett location. 

Job Title:  Direct Support Professional
Shift Needed: Tuesday-Thursday 11pm-7pm Friday 3pm-11pm

Sails Washington's Mission:
We need YOU to achieve our Mission!

As our agency continues to grow, we are looking for team members who are passionate about providing respectful and responsive services that empower those we support to live their fullest life founded on independence, and choice.


We have over 400 employees, and thanks to our amazing team we have been able to provide support and services to over 200 people across all our service lines within Washington State.


Employees scheduled for 30+ hours/week are eligible for company- sponsored benefits (health, dental, vision). Employees earn paid time off hours by each department's requirement of time worked.


SAILS Washington is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity. We work hard to provide a safe, inclusive environment for our employees and individuals served alike.

Do you thrive on helping others build/reach their goals in a positive, life-enriching environment? Do you enjoy seeing the long-lasting impact your efforts make? If you said YES, then we’d love for you to apply today!

Sails WA is a part of the Redwood Family Care Network and we take our mission to heart. Our mission is to provide world-class, person-centered services that promote choice, independence, and the opportunity for growth. This is achieved through working partnerships and integrated care coordination.

The Direct Support Professionals role at Sails WA is to support adults with developmental or intellectual disabilities to have a higher quality of life. A DSP promotes the health, safety and well-being of the people we support. A DSP will also serve as an advocate for the people we support and their rights.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • $19 - 21 per hour
  • Voluntary Medical, Vision and Dental Insurance
  • Voluntary Short-term and Long-term Disability
  • Voluntary Accident, Critical Illness and Hospital Indemnity
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Company Paid Basic Life Insurance & ADD plus Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Accrued Paid Time Off (PTO Vacation & Sick Time)
  • Unlimited Peer Referral Program
  • Payday on demand through Dayforce Wallet
  • Working Advantage employee discount program
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Flexible Savings Account (FSA)
  • 401(K)
  • Capella University Discount

 Responsibilities Include but not limited to:                Provides support to program participants that meets their needs, provides opportunities forcommunity integration, including swimming, and creates a nurturing, safe, and healthful living environment.
• Must be familiar with the Residential Service Guidelines issued by the Division of Developmental Disabilities.• Provides each participant with an array of instruction and support services, as described in the participants’ Individual Instruction and Support Plan (IISP).• Ensures that the daily needs of the participants are met, including personal hygiene, food preparation, house cleaning, shopping, and monitoring of health needs, including supervision of medication.• Assists participants with regularly accessing the community to take part in a variety of outings of the participants’ choosing. This may require transporting participants or arranging for transportation.• Ensures that participants are treated with dignity and consideration at all times. Promotes and safeguards each participant’s ability to make decisions and to freely exercise his or her rights.• Interacts with participants, provides informal counseling and problem-solves with participants.• Attends staff meetings as required by the Program Supervisor or the Site Supervisor and/or Administrator.• Attends training offered/required by the agency, DDD, and other parties.• Takes part in the development and implementation of the IISP for each participant with whom they work.• Will become Nurse Assistant Registered (NAR) at employee’s own expense initially and annually.• Must enroll and complete Nurse Delegation study course and take test within 30 days of employment.• Provides necessary support and supervision of participants.• Maintains professional working relationships with other services providers, the participants’ parents/relatives/guardians and other agency staff. Responsible for timely completion of all documentation, including, but not limited to, the medication log, shift notes, progress notes, data sheets, incident reports, and client financial records.• Performs other duties as assigned by the Program Supervisor or the Site Supervisor and/or the Administrator.
 Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Both written and spoken English language proficiency required
  • High School Diploma / Equivalent required
  • Washington State Driver’s License, a Reliable Vehicle, Auto Insurance, and must be willing to transport clients
  • Must be located in & eligible/authorized to work in the United States
  • Must be willing to undergo a background check, in accordance with local law/regulations
  • First Aid/CPR Certified (within 120 days of employment, training can be provided)
  • Have an active NAR/HCA/CNA (within 120 days of employment)
  • Blood Borne Pathogen (within 120 days of employment, training can be provided)
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs.
  • Able to work both indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Be fully vaccinated from Covid-19 (or have an approved exemption)
  • Must be familiar with Austism.

 For more information, or to learn about other opportunities with Sails Washington, please visit our parent company's website:


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