Direct Support Professional (DSP)

US-MN-Anoka
7 days ago
# of Openings
2
Category
Health/Human Services Workforce
Type
Full-Time
Hiring Manager
Jodi Blume
ID
2017-1184

Overview

Rise is all about people and potential. We provide uniquely tailored and innovative programs, opening doors to success for the people we serve and our staff. We embrace a culture of learning and offer extensive training and career development opportunities.

 

 

Rise offers competitive salaries, a fun, fast-paced work environment, and the chance to make a real difference in people’s lives!

 

Our Direct Support Professionals work directly with people with disabilities in a center-based setting so they can live a life filled with purpose.

 

Keywords: DSP, Direct Support Professional, Direct Care, Human Services, Social Services, Caregiving, PCA, Health Aide, Health Care, Full time. 

Responsibilities

  • Provide direct support for people with disabilities
  • Supervise production jobs and provide training and resources to advance the work and social skills of persons served
  • Model appropriate behavior and interactions
  • Position may include lifting and transferring adults to/from wheelchairs and assist with personal care
  • Continually inspire personal growth in the people you support by establishing and achieving personal goals and implementing person-centered practices
  • Input information into Care Director database
  • Design innovative community integration activities (volunteering, outdoor, social) and support persons served on these community outings
  • Provide daily transportation of persons supported in Rise vans and buses

Qualifications & Benefits

Qualifications:

  • Hardworking, flexible and ability to work collaboratively with a team
  • Patience, kindness, and organizational skills
  • Open to or experience working with people with disabilities
  • Maintain calm demeanor in handling occasional difficult situations 
  • Ability to lift and carry at least 25 pounds
  • Valid drivers license and compliance with Rule 11 and MVR background check required
  • Previous experience is helpful, but we are willing to train the right person!

Benefits:

$12.50 no evenings or weekends 

 

Medical- 90% of employee coverage premium paid by Rise. Dental. 4% matched 401(k). Life Insurance. FSA. PTO starts at 16 days a year, plus 2 float and 8 paid holidays.  

 

 

An Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer

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