Weekend Live-In Direct Support Professional (DSP)

Episcopal Group Homes (EGH) - Hopkins, MN3.9

Part-time$13 - $14 an hour
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Two wonderful people in Hopkins are achieving their dream of living in their own home. They're looking for a caring, fun-loving person to share their weekends and provide support. It's the ultimate DSP job for folks wanting weekend income!

Check out this link to see first-hand a day in the life of a DSP at EGH!

https://www.facebook.com/episcopalgrouphomes/videos/1792660974161826/

Available shifts:

We're looking for an every-other week live-in staff for a two-person townhome in Hopkins. Shift begins on Friday night at 10:00 pm, and goes through Sunday night at 10:00 pm.

EGH, Inc is a small non-profit agency providing residential support to people with disabilities in the western suburbs of the Twin Cities. EGH provides person-centered services catered to the unique tastes, preferences, needs, and dreams of the individuals we serve. EGH provides a variety of services to a variety of people, and we strive to match our professionals with the persons that would best match each others' skills and passions.

Direct Support Professionals at EGH, Inc:

  • Earn among the highest hourly wages in the industry
  • Experience far lower turnover than other agencies
  • Serve individuals that require emotional mentorship and support more than physical cares and assistance
  • Have the opportunity to work in a variety of settings
  • Earn the opportunity for increased hours and promotion

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide supervision, training, and assistance in activities of daily living to individuals in EGH homes or apartments.
  • Interact with individuals we support in a supportive, caring manner
  • Work cooperatively with teams, families and other professionals
  • Assist and sometimes complete household duties such as cooking, laundry, shopping, cleaning, safety procedures
  • Effectively implement active treatment according to individual needs including planning and thorough documentation of progress on outcomes
  • Follow all procedures to care for each person's health and safety, including medical or behavioral emergencies

REQUIREMENTS:

  • A valid driver's license and reliable transportation with proof of auto insurance
  • Successfully pass a background check and driving record check
  • Complete medication certification, CPR, First Aid and other training as assigned
  • Strong English communication and ability to use computer for daily documentation.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $13.00 to $13.50 /hour

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

License:

  • driver's license (Required)

Language:

  • English (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits:

  • Tuition reimbursement

Pay Frequency:

  • Bi weekly or Twice monthly

This Job Is:

  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

Schedule:

  • Weekends required

Duties:

  • Reading, writing, and carrying out directions
  • Charting or taking notes for others to review
  • Providing companionship and supportive listening
  • Reporting changes in the health or status of the client
  • Feeding clients
  • Responding to emergency situations
  • Administering medication
  • Facilitating community and recreational outings, including transport
  • Providing support with hobbies, studies, and social activities

Company's website:

  • episcopalgrouphomes.org