Direct Support Professional: Amethyst House Job Opening at Howry Residential Services in Maplewood, MN


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Position:Direct Support Professional: Amethyst House
Company:Howry Residential Services
Job Location(s): Maplewood, MN
Start Date:Immediately
 
Special Notes/Instructions:Please apply on line. You will be contacted within one week.
 
Employment Term: Regular
Employment Type:Full or Part Time
Hours per Week: Up to 40
Work Hours (i.e. shift): Varies
Starting Salary Range:$10.15 to $12.00 per hour
Salary/Benefit Notes:PTO, paid holidays, Flex Spending Account, 401K, Medical, Dental, Health Reimbursement Account
 
Required Education: High School or Equivalent
Required Experience: Open
Required Security Clearance: None
Related Categories:Personal Care and Service, Healthcare - Home Services, Healthcare - Assistants/Aides/CNAs

Position Description

DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL

Howry Residential Services is seeking persons to assist with daily living needs of vulnerable adult clients with brain injuries, mental illness, and/or behavioral challanges. We have a variety of open positions, full-time, part-time, and weekends. Must be willing to cook, do moderate housekeeping, drive clients to various locations, document activities, follow behavior support plans, and implement therapeutic intervention as required,  The successful candidate will be able to develop and maintain professionally appropriate therapeutic relationships with each client and the client’s family, and maintain positive working relations with staff and other related persons to ensure services are delivered in a smooth and effective manner.  We welcome experience in a group home setting but we do provide paid training for individuals without experience. 

Job Summary:
 
The Direct Support Professional (DSP) first and foremost ensures that all supervision requirements are met for their clients, in accordance with each individual Risk Management Plan and Assessment. They assist clients with their daily routines, implement individual program plans, document client progress, and respond to meet service needs, while ensuring the safety and wellbeing of the clients.
Howry Residential Services Offers:

                   .   The flexibility of day, evening, night, and weekend hours
                   .   On-going comprehensive paid training and 24/7 support
                   .   A rewarding career; professionally and personally
  
Minimum Qualifications: 

  1. 18 years of age or older
  2. High school diploma or equivalent
  3. One year experience serving people in adult foster care services preferred
  4. Eligible as determined by the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and the Department of Human Services
  5. Valid driver’s license and driving record that meets insurability requirements as defined by the Company’s insurance carrier; depending on the site, may need to possess a personal vehicle for use in performing work-related activities, and maintain necessary insurance coverage

Howry Residential Services proudly supports children and adults from all walks of life in fulfilling their personal missions. We support people with traumatic brain injuries, developmental disabilities, and mental illness.

Philosophy

  • We deliver consumer - centered and team - oriented services.
  • We are a "can-do" agency that focuses on environments, effective staff and being proactive.
  • Our staff persons are the Crown Jewel of our service delivery.


Core Values

  • We believe that supports are best delivered with energy, enthusiasm, respect and empathy.
  • We believe that supervision of our consumers is fundamental to their safety, independence and happiness.
  • We believe that all of our staff are professionals.
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