Group Home Specialist

You give a lot of yourself when you join an organization. That’s why Fraser invests in the health and wellbeing of you — our employees. We know a great staff is key to realizing our mission to make a meaningful and lasting difference in the lives of children, adults, and families with special needs.

Hopkins, MN

Fraser

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Full-Time

Overview: Fraser is currently seeking passionate individuals looking to take a leadership role within the direct care staff at one of our group homes. This position requires a self-motivated and responsible applicant with strong communication skills. We deeply value our staff and are excited to meet individuals who share our commitment to high quality care! Fraser takes pride in helping develop our employees into professionals.<br /><br />Fraser is hosting a Virtual Hiring Event on Thursday, January 20<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;at 4:30 pm. This is a great opportunity to meet with recruiters and learn more about our employment opportunities. Register here<em>:&nbsp;</em><a href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/G36LZXP" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Register for Fraser's Virtual&nbsp;Hiring Event&nbsp; Survey (surveymonkey.com)</a>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>The Group Home Specialist plays a crucial role in supporting our House Coordinators, giving direct care to residents, and mentoring Direct Support staff.</li> <li>In this role, you will assure active treatment, completion of personal care, and the achievement of the personal goals of clients receiving services.</li> <li>Weekly/monthly financial documentation, on-site training, tracking and arranging clients&rsquo; medical appointments, identifying and arranging extra-curricular activities, tracking and ordering medical supplies/general supplies/food stock, and providing direct care as needed.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>High School diploma/equivalent preferred, post-secondary education preferred.</li> <li>At least six months of experience working with people who have developmental disabilities or related conditions preferred.</li> <li>Valid Minnesota Driver&rsquo;s License with acceptable record required.</li> <li>Ability to pass MN DHS background study.</li> <li>Commitment to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion with focus on culturally responsive practice, internal self-awareness and reflection.</li> <li>Computer proficiency using Word and Excel with proficiency in keyboarding skills required.</li> <li>Use of clear and understandable written and verbal English.</li> <li>Capacity to work independently and use strong decision-making skills.</li> <li>Physical ability to lift/carry up to 50 lbs. consistently</li> <li>Passion for serving our clients.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>Fraser Offers:</strong></p> <ul> <li><strong>$500 Hiring Bonus&nbsp;(Available for external new hires)</strong></li> <li>18.00/hour pay rate</li> <li>Weekend shift differential ($1.00 added to base pay rate for hours worked 10pm Friday through 9am Monday.) <ul> <li>If an employee works overtime in a week where the weekend shift differential was applied, the shift differential rate will be factored in to a blended overtime rate.</li> </ul> </li> <li>Work-life balance is important; Fraser offers generous paid time off to those employed full time</li> <li>Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance for full-time employees</li> <li>Health and Flex Savings Accounts</li> <li>Short-Term and Long-Term Disability insurance</li> <li>403(b) retirement account with potential Fraser contribution</li> <li>Opportunities for community involvement in Fraser organized events</li> <li>Career growth opportunities</li> <li>Tuition Discounts at select colleges and Fraser School</li> <li>Fraser is a qualified employer in the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program</li> <li>Referral Bonuses;&nbsp;refer someone who is hired and receive a referral bonus</li> <li>Verizon Wireless cell phone plan and accessories discount</li> </ul> <p><strong>Location and Schedule:</strong></p> <p>Current openings include the following locations and schedules:</p> <p>The primary location for this position is Hopkins, MN. Regular travel to other group homes is required.</p> <ul> <li>Hopkins - Monday -Friday, 12pm-8pm</li> </ul>