• Part Time Direct Support Professional (DSP)

    Job Locations US-MN-Crystal
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Health/Human Services Workforce
    Type
    Part-Time
    Hiring Manager
    Samantha Trebtoske
    ID
    2018-1401
  • Overview

    Our direct support professionals (DSPs)  work directly with people with disabilities using adaptive and assistive technology in a center-based setting so they can live a life filled with purpose. This is a part time position working Monday - Friday 11:30 - 3:30pm.  

     

    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!

    Responsibilities

    • DSPs 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

    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
    • Previous DSP or PCA experience a plus 
    • 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

    PTO and holiday pay.  

     

     

    An Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer

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