Direct Support Professional (16785)

Lutheran Social Service Of Minnesota Ada , MN 56510

Posted 7 days ago

Description

Lutheran Social Service MN is a dynamic social service organization serving children, youth and families, people with disabilities, older adults and military veterans. Trustworthiness is a value and strength shared by our employees and recognized by the communities we serve. We offer an ALIVE Workplace (Supportive, Positive and Fun) and careers that challenge, energize and rewards employees. Consider joining us!

We are looking for "person centered" employees to join us in our mission. Is this you?

As a Direct Support Professional (DSP) you will provide guidance and encouragement, through relationship building and direct interaction with individuals receiving services. You will advocate for the individuals in all aspects of life, including community engagement, while advocating for their distinct choice. You will support individuals in essential living skills, assuring they are living the life that matches their hopes and dreams. You will provide transportation to appointments and other events. You will be required to maintain documentation, perform record keeping and participate in periodic meetings/training according to regulations and LSS standards.

Minimum Requirements

  • A valid driver's license, acceptable driving record and the ability to pass a Motor Vehicle Check.

  • The ability to successfully pass a background check.

  • Basic computer skills.

  • Able to read and write in the English language.

  • The desire to help individuals with disabilities achieve their personal hopes and dreams.

Lutheran Social Service of MN is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of all people regardless of gender, race, culture, religion, ethnicity, protected veteran status and/or disability. We actively foster an environment that is free of racism, discrimination, bias, and harassment where all individuals are treated with dignity, safety and respect.

Additional Posting Information:

With every other weekend

LSS employees have deeply meaningful work that changes lives, the opportunity for their unique gifts to shine and grow, and abundant and balanced lives.


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Direct Support Professional (16785)

Lutheran Social Service Of Minnesota