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Positive Support Specialist

Company: Integrity Living Options
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:


Integrity Living Options, Inc. (ILO) is a Minnesota based organization that provides responsive and respectful services and supports for individuals with a range of mental health diagnoses and/or co-occurring physical disabilities. ILO is seeking motivated, driven, and enthusiastic individuals for Positive Support Specialist (PSS) positions, both Full-Time and Part-Time. PSS position starts at $15.00/hr. We have clients in all 7 Counties of the Twin Cities.

The primary responsibility of the PSS is to assist and respond to clients who engage in challenging behaviors that are impacting their independence and self-sufficiency in the community. The BS works closed with a caseload of clients, their support teams, and the ILO Behavior Services team to support clients through a person-centered, positive behavior medication plan.

A typical week for PSS staff includes meeting one on one with assigned clients for a set number of hours per week, completing data collection, reviewing client documents to ensure competence, meeting with the Behavior Analyst to review the clients' successes and train on behavioral interventions, and maintaining documentation. In addition, BS staff complete administrative tasks and attend staff meetings monthly.

Benefits at ILO include: Affordable and comprehensive health insurance; dental insurance, long-term disability; 401k with employer match; access to AFLAC supplemental insurance programs; Direct Deposit; PTO; bereavement pay; 2 weeks of paid time off following the birth or adoption of a child; holiday pay; referral bonuses; increased wages at 1 year of service; mileage and phone reimbursement; advancement opportunities with rapidly growing agency; Argosy University tuition discounts; YMCA Corporate Wellness Program.

  • Pertains to Full-Time staff.

The BS must have at least 2 years of supervised experience working with individuals with disabilities and/or challenging behaviors and/or a degree signifying experience within the field (Psychology, Social Work, Human Services, etc). All staff must be 18 years of age or older, have a valid Driver's License with less than 3 moving violations and no DUI/DWI within the last 3 years, reliable transportation, proof of insurance, and the ability to clear a DHS background study.

Keywords: Integrity Living Options, Minneapolis , Positive Support Specialist, Other , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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