Direct Support Professional (DSP) - Columbia Heights Board & Lodge

<strong>CREATE JOY FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES</strong>&nbsp;<br />Share your talent and join a team of compassionate people who create joy, supporting adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. You will work with and for the whole client, leveraging their strengths to foster independence.

Columbia Heights, MN, USA

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Overview: <p><strong>A career with Purpose working with people with mental illness!&nbsp;Some people can't imagine doing what we do.&nbsp;We can't imagine not doing it.</strong><strong><br /><br />No exp necessary/training provided and paid, a career with purpose, benefit package details. <br /><br /></strong></p> <p><strong>General Benefits (all part-time employees)</strong></p> <ul> <li>All training is provided and PAID!!</li> <li>No experience necessary</li> <li>Discounted home and auto insurance</li> <li>Employee assistance program</li> <li>Family protection plan</li> <li>Holiday pay</li> <li>Retirement Plan</li> </ul> <p><strong>Additional Benefits for 30 hr/wk or more</strong></p> <ul> <li>Medical</li> <li>Dental</li> <li>Vision Care Plan</li> <li>Life</li> <li>Short term and long term disability</li> <li>Health savings account</li> <li>Flexible spending account</li> <li>Vacation</li> <li>Sick</li> </ul> <p><strong>&nbsp;</strong></p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>Job Functions include assisting with:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Supervision and management of program residents that are in transitional housing for mental illness diagnoses</li> <li>Overseeing residents doing cooking, cleaning, and household chores</li> <li>Passing medications</li> <li>Encouraging residents to gain life skills to transition back to independent living</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>Starting wage is $12.75/hr</strong></p> <p><strong>Job Requirements:</strong></p> <ul> <li>&nbsp;Ability to pass a background check</li> <li>&nbsp;Over 18 years old</li> <li>&nbsp;High school diploma or GED</li> </ul>