• Direct Support Professional

    Job Locations US-MN-Crystal
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/4/2018 12:13 PM)
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Health/Human Services Workforce
    Type
    Full-Time
    Hiring Manager
    Terrell Carr
    ID
    2018-1291
  • 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. This opening is in Crystal, MN.

     

    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: 

     

     

    Wage: $12.75 per hour, 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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