Direct Support Professional (DSP)

Lighthouse Lodge, Inc. - Lake George, MN


POSITION: Direct Support Professional (DSP)

QUALIFICATIONS: A high level of sensitivity to the needs of individuals with disabilities. Ability to exercise flexibility and assertiveness, have a positive work ethic, and manage crisis situations effectively and problem solve. Must be able to work without direct supervision.

Must also be able to meet the following qualifications:

  • Possess a valid driver’s license and meet qualifiers to be insured by Light house Lodge's vehicle insurance provider.
  • Must not be disqualified by appropriate criminal background studies.
  • Complete all orientation and training needs as written in policy.
  • Meet the physical requirements as outlined in this position description.
  • Possess good oral and written communication skills and organizational skills
  • Able to read and write in English.

HOURS WORKED: May be full or part-time; hours are primarily scheduled during mornings, afternoons, evenings, weekends and/or overnights. The specific number and times of scheduled hours will be set upon hiring. The DSP may request a change in hours. All persons in this position will be expected to work weekends and holidays.

BENEFIT CATEGORY: Full-time, Part-time, hourly/non-exempt.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITY: To implement and coordinate support services to the highest degree in order that persons served might be interdependent members and active participants within the community. To focus efforts on the role of consulting and mediating in order to facilitate realization of dreams and aspirations.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $12.00 /hour