Behavioral Support Specialist (BSS)

December 11, 2021

Gateway Living is in search of a Behavioral Support Specialist (BSS)
Sunday – Thursday 8:30 am – 5 pm

$20.50 – $26.50 per hour with a $1000 Sign on Bonus

Gateway Adult Residential Care is calling all of you who are interested in a full-time BSS position in the Eugene, OR area to apply to join our amazing team full-time!


We are an established company that invests in our team and offers real opportunities for career growth. We pay this full-time BSS position top pay of $20.50-26.50 per hour, which includes a campus differential. We are also offering a $1,000 sign-on bonus! Our team also enjoys great benefits, including 401K eligibility with 7% match, health insurance (80% paid by the employer), a flexible spending account, paid time off (40 hours upfront), dental and life insurance, a gym membership, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), HealthiestYou (Teledoc), and educational reimbursement. We also make it easy to apply with our initial quick and easy mobile-optimized application. If we have your attention, please continue reading!


We are an affiliated group of three 24/7 residential care providers. Our facilities provide care for adults struggling with mental health issues, Dementia and Alzheimer’s, brain injury, challenging behaviors, and aging-related needs. We are a sanctuary for these individuals and work hard to care and serve them with compassion.

In order to run properly and really take care of our residents, we hire and retain the best employees we can find. Our team of professionals are the ones who take care of our residents every day, so we make sure to take care of our employees! We offer a great benefits package as well as provide opportunities for growth and advancement and maintain a healthy and positive working environment!


We are looking for someone who is motivated to do quality work and further their career in serving the needs of Mental Health Residents. Ask yourself: Do you have a patient, positive, and can-do attitude? Are you looking for more than just a job? Do you present yourself professionally? Are you cooperative and great at teamwork? Do you take pride in a job well done? Are you wanting to do meaningful work? If so, please consider applying for this BSS position today!


As a BSS in our facility you will work as a member of an interdisciplinary team to support and and monitor residents living within a residential care facility while supporting a Trauma-Informed Care environment. With the high prevalence of trauma among individuals receiving mental health services, it is required the BSS understand the effects of trauma on health, coping, and other aspects of the lives of those we serve. The BSS must have the ability to work independently in the community, providing skills training to our residents. This position involves participation and implementation of program goals and objectives to promote a strengths-based, client-centered approach to assisting residents in achieving individual goals and ultimately transitioning to a less restrictive setting.

Education and Experience preferred

Bachelor’s degree in a behavioral science field from an accredited college or university

Three years of full-time professional experience working with adults with severe and persistent mental illness

Certified as a QMHA or BSS training

Experience and knowledge of current federal and state healthcare/assisted living/residential care facility rules and practices, preferred

Gateway Adult Residential Care is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

Company Info

Company Name
Gateway Living

Contact Name
Karla Ramsdal




611 North Cloverleaf Loop
Springfield, OR 97477