Direct Support Professional (F)
Company: Thomas Allen Inc.
Posted on: February 16, 2020
Thomas Allen is Hiring for a Direct Support Professional!
No experience necessary. Paid training is provided!
LOCATION: Burnsville, MN
* Every-other Saturday 11am - 7pm
* Every-other Saturday & Sunday 8am - 4pm & 4pm - 10pm
* Every-other Saturday & Sunday 11am - 7pm & 4pm - 10pm
JOB SUMMARY: As a Direct Support Professional, you will have the
primary responsibility of meeting the needs of the individuals
supported in the home, including providing proactive, empowering,
and inclusive support, guidance, and supervision.
* Perform 1-person transfers and provide additional physical
support to an individual weighing 180lbs
* Assist with the management of seizures, behavior management
techniques, and occupational/physical/speech therapy
* Assist and encourage individuals to realize both long and short
term hopes and dreams
* Assist with self-cares such as bathing and dressing
* Prepare meals or assist the individuals served with meal
* Log all day-to-day occurrences
* Accompany individuals to medical appointments
* Medication administration and/or working with medical
* Help individuals to maintain their home by assisting with
laundry, budgeting, cleaning, and shopping
* Work alongside the individual's guardians, families, case
managers, and other team members
* Other duties as assigned
* Ability to lift and carry up to 90lbs
* Persons served prefer female staff
* Willingness to attend to personal cares and health needs, light
housekeeping, and meal preparation
* Willing to commit to and implement person-centered supports
* Department of Human Services background clearance
* Valid driver's license, acceptable driving record, and proof of
auto insurance required
* Must be 18 years or older
* Ability to effectively communicate in English, both written and
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Thomas Allen, Inc. is a social services agency that provides
person-centered services to individuals with disabilities. Proudly,
we offer a diverse array of services including residential group
home support, case management, and guardianship.
Thomas Allen is known as a reputable and growing agency that
delivers trusted and dependable services, which is made possible
through the talent, skills, and commitment shared by a team of over
700 employees. As our agency continues to grow, we are looking for
team members who are passionate about providing respectful and
responsive services that empower those we support to live
meaningful and purposeful lives.
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