Direct Support Professional (DSP) at Opportunity Services in Red Wing, Minnesota

Posted in General Business 19 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Together, Making a Difference
Are you passionate about helping others and making a difference in the lives of individuals with disabilities? Opportunity Services is seeking a driven and motivated individual to join our team as a Direct Support Professional! In this role, you will Make a Difference in a person's life supporting them in community services.
Team members at Opportunity Services (OS) work together to enrich the lives of our clients and teach them to take pride in a job well done. At OS, we bring our clients and business partners together to provide meaningful jobs and activities throughout communities to the individuals we serve. Our culture at OS is defined by our teamwork of helping, listening to and supporting one another throughout the organization. We are looking for new team members who want to Make a Difference and care about the people they serve and work with!
*No Nights or Weekends!
Hours and Benefits of the Direct Support Professional:

Pay is $13.50-18.90 per hour
Monday - Friday: 7:00 am to 3:30 pm - No Nights or Weekends required!
Located in Red Wing, MN
Full Time Position Benefits also include:

Medical - 100% Paid by Employer
7 Paid Holidays
Paid Time Off
Opportunities for Advancement
Tuition Reimbursement

Essential and Principle Job Responsibilities:

Assist in the transportation of client using OS vehicles and follow agency Transportation policies.
Provide supervision to clients in recreational activities, meal times and other various activities in a day program setting and out in the community.
Provide quality assistance with all personal cares..
Provide and assist clients with medication.
Provide and assist with hooking up wheelchairs and using lift vehicles.
Community Integration/engagement: staff are responsible for the interaction of the work team with the work community and population at large.
The use of behavior modification principles: Assist in interaction through positive reinforcement, positive programming, engagement and the use of alternative communication strategies.
Complete administrative tasks in a timely manner.
Attend all required and requested staff meetings and training.

Position also known as: DSP (Direct Support Professional), Life Enrichment Specialist, Personal Care Assistant (PCA), and Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)