• Direct Support Professional (DSP) II

    Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis Metro Area
    Job ID
    2019-2229
    Category
    Client Services
  • Overview

    DSP II

    Availability Friday-Tuesday 8am-10pm

    Rate of pay: $16.25 per hour

    Must be willing to work anywhere within Ramsey, Hennepin and Washington County

     

    ABOUT US:

     If your desire to serve others is matched with enthusiasm and dedication to the community we serve, we want to talk with you!

     

    Pathways to Community is a human services provider offering family and residential services to youth and adults with developmental disabilities. From comprehensive and required training to our servant-leadership culture, Pathways realizes our employee’s success leads to higher quality of care for our individuals.   Join our high energy and collaborative team to experience a different “path to success.” 

    Responsibilities

    ABOUT THE JOB:

    Located throughout the Twin Cities Metro, our  DSP II/ Trainer are key players in the quality of care we offer. Success in this role comes through building meaningful long-term relationships with those we serve. If you’re committed to a long-term position with a top-notch employee and individual population let’s talk about how our opportunities align with your skill set and interests!

     

    Our Suported Living Services DSP II/Trainer will train new staff as they enter the program on the Individuals that the SLS Program serves and also be On Call to to serve Individuals if necessary. They will serve individuals with a combination of high or low behaviors, high or low medical needs, and high or low functioning individuals in a variety of ways, which may include:

     

    • Supporting individuals with daily needs including personal cares
    • Train new staff 
    • Administering medications
    • Cooking and housework
    • Provide constant supervision
    • Transportation to appointments and community events

     

    While we don’t require previous experience as a DSP II, we do strongly prefer professional or personal experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities. 

     

     

     

    Qualifications

    REQUIREMENTS

    To be considered for a DSP II Trainer position with us, you must:


    Be on call/available to work Friday-Tuesday 8am-10pm

    Shifts will be assigned within this time period.

    This position will be Full Time with a minimum of 35 hours a week.

     

     

     

     

    • Carry a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance, and daily access to a reliable vehicle
    • Hold an acceptable driving record
    • Be able to provide service listed above
    • Be able to commit to the schedule above
    • Possess strong communication skills
    • Be able to participate in water activities (pool, waterslides, hot tub, etc.)
    • Be able to pass a DHS and nationwide criminal background check

     

    Pay Rate: $16.25 per hour

     

    Pathways to Community is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

    Need help applying? Contact us at Leaho@pathwaystocommunity.com or call us at  651-239-8596.

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