Direct Support Professional

Pinnacle Services Inc - Minneapolis, MN3.4

Full-time
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We are seeking Full Time and Part Time Direct Support Professionals to provide assistance to individuals with developmental, intellectual and behavioral disabilities.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Must be over the age of 18 years (over 21 for Monticello location)
Valid Driver’s License and acceptable driving record determined by Pinnacle Services policy.
Reliable transportation and current auto insurance
Must successfully clear a local and state background check
Direct Support Professional Job Responsibilities: (specific duties may vary depending on location and schedule)

Encourage the individual to achieve their full potential, provide the highest quality of service, and create fun and happiness in the individual’s life
Provide a positive and encouraging environment while delivering organization and structure
Assistance with personal cares, cooking/meal preparation, housekeeping, and day to day activity
Provide transportation to community events and activities
Facilitate the consumer's participation in a range of activities
Medication administration and documentation per Pinnacle Services policy and current regulation standards
Preferred candidates: Will have experience working in a group home and working with persons who have developmental disabilities and have excellent behavior management skills.

All job offers are contingent on a cleared background check and clean driving record. Paid training will be provided to those offered a position.

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Your application will be maintained in our active files for 1 year from the date of application. You may submit a new application at any time.

An Equal Opportunity Employer
We are an equal opportunity employer, and we do not and will not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, sex, age, handicap, marital status, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam- era veteran. Information on this application will not be used for any discriminatory purpose.

Disqualification of Applicants
An applicant or employee will be disqualified from employment for any of the following reasons:

any false statement of material fact on application
conviction of crime involving moral turpitude, unless pardoned
or as named disqualified under Minnesota Statute, Chapter 245C (Human Services Background Studies), Section 245C.15 (Disqualifying Crimes or Conduct), determined through a background study which is required of Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 245A and Chapter 245C.An applicant or employee identified with certain characteristics in their history will cause the person to be disqualified from providing services from programs licensed by the Department of Human Services. Disqualifying characteristics include specific criminal convictions and some determinations of substantiated abuse or neglect of a vulnerable adult and/or maltreatment of a minor.
An unacceptable driving record as determined by the company.
Unsatisfactory references

The facts set forth in my application for employment are true and complete and I understand that if employed, any false statement on this application may result in my dismissal. I further understand that this application is not and is not intended to be a contract of employment, nor does this application obligate the employer in any way if the employer decides to employ me. I understand that my employment may be contingent upon receipt of an alien registration number, verification of birth, and any other pertinent information bearing upon my employment and my continued employment depends upon the will of the company or myself.