Serving Counties: Multnomah • Clackamas • Linn • Benton • Washington • Lane • Douglas • Jackson • Josephine • Deschutes
K.I.D.S. was developed to fill a need in the marketplace, offering a fair and competitive wage to the Direct Support Professional for their hard work and dedication to the industry. We believe in supporting those who support others. We pride ourselves on our ability to develop our team, offering opportunities to grow in the industry. Working with K.I.D.S. is so much more than a DSP – Agency relationship, our DSP contractor team is our lifeline. We believe that by honoring you and supporting you, we will provide the best possible care in the state.
We are looking for DSPs in the following counties: Multnomah, Clackamas,
Washington, Deschutes Linn, Benton, Lane, Douglas, Jackson, Josephine
Detail & Task oriented
K.I.D.S., LLC is an equal opportunity agency. We adhere to a policy of making contract decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age or disability. We assure you that your opportunity for contractual work with this agency depends solely on your qualifications. We are a drug free agency.
APPLICANT NOTE: This application form is intended for use in evaluating your qualifications to contract with K.I.D.S., LLC, an independently and locally owned and operated Provider Agency. All DSPs are Independent Contractors with KIDS. This is not an employment contract or an Independent Contractor Agreement. Please answer all appropriate questions completely and accurately. False or misleading statements during the interview and on this form are grounds for terminating the contract or discontinuing services provided by the contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration and will be treated throughout their term without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other protected class status under applicable law.
Position Title: Mentor
Position Category: Direct Support Professional
Travel Required: 25+%
Compensation: $17 per hour
Position Type: Independent Contractor
The work of a Direct Support Professional is directed by a plan of care developed by the Oregon Department of Human Services. The Direct Support Professional does not organize the care plan, however is responsive to it in supporting the client.
Position expectations are defined as the following and may include, but are not limited to, in-home supports and skills:
QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
High School Diploma or equivalent
General Independent Contractor or Staff Qualifications: A staff member delivering services to an individual must meet the following criteria:
Professionalism and leadership are critical skills necessary for the success of K.I.D.S., LLC. All staff and caregiving professionals working with K.I.D.S. LLC are expected to illustrate high standards of professional behavior in all settings.
By agreeing to this K.I.D.S. LLC Handbook of Policies you are committing to follow these rules and guidelines set in place. Any staff member or contractor of K.I.D.S. LLC found to be in violation of its policies is subject to immediate termination at minimum.
Vision Statement – Committed to connecting high quality Personal Direct Support workers with individuals with Intellectual/Physical disabilities. We pride ourselves on integrity, honesty, and reliability.
Contract Status: Each Mentor is regarded as an Independent Contractor. Your Contract is considered to be At-Will and at any time K.I.D.S., LLC is no longer satisfied with your services, you will be removed from your clientele. Each Contractor does reserve the same right.
Professional Conduct: K.I.D.S., LLC holds itself, staff, and Contractors to a very high standard. The following is what is expected from all K.I.D.S., LLC hired hands:
Cell Phone Policy: While working with your client, cell phones are not to be used for personal reasons. This includes receiving calls, sending text messages or emails. If there is an urgent matter that requires your immediate attention please let your client know and use your best judgement. Otherwise, all cell phone use needs to be work related only.
Attendance Policy: K.I.D.S., LLC strive for excellence in all we do. We set a strict attendance policy for our Mentores. The Attendance Policy is as follows:
Billing Requirements: In order to maintain efficiency without error K.I.D.S., LLC ask that all hired hands adhere to the EOM (End Of Month) billing process. In order to continue work with the clientele of K.I.D.S., LLC all hired hands will follow EOM Billing Requirements.
“Join Their Journey” A New Client Expectation: A Supervisor or Case Manager should introduce you to the client and the family on your first shift.
Being an Active and Alert Mentor Examples:
Independent Contractor (IC) Expectations:
***Please see a licensed Tax Consultant for tax advice
Filing a Formal Complaint to K.I.D.S., LLC. If at any time you feel it is necessary to file a formal complaint to K.I.D.S., LLC after you have verbally spoken to a member of administration, please use the template form given, using blue or black ink only, and fill in accordingly. Please send the complaint to the office at: (503) 437-4917