Direct Support Professional - Woodbury

Companion Linc - Woodbury, MN3.3

Full-time
Inspire Possibilities. Become a Direct Support Professional!

Why become a Direct Support Professional (DSP)?

Make a difference in individuals' lives - As a DSP, you will particiate and experience life with individuals by helping set and reach their goals.
Gain experience for future positions - Adding DSP to your resume will show any type of employer your compassion and willingness to help people.
Flexible variety of schedules - Individuals' schedules range from morning, afternoons, weekends, and sometimes overnights.
Why Companion Linc?

Growth opportunities - Since starting services in July 2016 with one individual, we've grown to support over 100 individuals in less than 2 years. Our corporate office and administrative team is expanding to support new programs and we love to hire from within!
Competetive pay - Direct Support Professional's start at $14.50/hour with a raise at 6 months, assuming no disciplinary action has taken place.
Paid Training - To provide the best service to individuals, new employees must complete online training and become 1st Aid and CPR certified. All training is paid at your DSP wage. Ongoing annual training is also paid.
We are currently seeking a flexible and dedicated Direct Support Professional to provide support and guidance to an individual with disabilities located in Woodbury.

Hours Available:
Wednesday-Saturday, 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Job Duties:
Encouraging personal safety, modeling appropriate behaviors, supporting a person in completing daily routines, as well as teaching life skills;
Assisting individuals to achieve and exceed their personal goals;
Provide structure and emotional support;
Assist in the facilitation of resolving behavioral issues;
Assist individuals with personal hygiene;
Complete detailed, accurate documentation as assigned;
Other duties specific to individual served.
Requirements of Employment: Ability to lift and carry at least 20 lbs, 18 years of age or older, Minnesota DHS background study clearance, valid driver's license, dependable vehicle, current auto insurance, and ability to effectively communicate in English, both written and verbal.

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