Direct Support Professional - Behavioral Health Services Minot

Anne Carlsen Minot , ND 58702

Posted 4 months ago

Our Mission: To Make Independence a Gift for All

Anne Carlsen Center (ACC) is a non-profit organization which has been providing supports and services for 75 years to individuals in North Dakota with developmental disability or delay. Rich in tradition, ACC has positioned itself on the cutting edge of innovation with unique programs, creative therapies and advanced assistive technologies that meet the specific needs of those we serve.

Be a part of an organization whose mission is to make independence a gift to those in your community!

This position is 15-20 hours per week.

JOB SUMMARY

Direct Support Professionals(DSP/Autism services) support clients with their life to include health and personal cares, therapeutic, educational, recreational, and leisure activities for individuals with disabilities to achieve maximum growth and learning, as they make transitions through their life. The direct support professional assumes the authority, responsibility and accountability for carrying out their individual plans. They will support the development and connections needed to participate in community life.

QUALIFICATIONS (minimum requirements)

  • Complete the Anne Carlsen Center training program according to the Center's policies and procedures; must be able to learn and perform personal cares, and behavioral, education and therapeutic programs, and have the ability to learn and comprehend terminology related to the position

  • Must have the ability to communicate verbally and in writing; be able to follow verbal and written instructions, and problem solve effectively with children/young adults, staff, and family members

  • Required to provide proof of ownership/registration prior to personal vehicle being approved for business use; drivers must provide and maintain current proof of insurance

Education and/or years' experience required:

  • H.S. diploma or equivalent

Preferred/Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Prefer experience in the area of Developmental Disabilities

  • Ability to complete the Anne Carlsen Center training program according to ACC policies and procedures; must be able to learn and perform personal cares, behavioral and therapeutic programs

  • Ability to learn and comprehend terminology related to the position

  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing; able to follow verbal and written instructions, and problem solve effectively with individuals, staff, and family members

  • Ability to demonstrate effective interpersonal skills, having integrity, being tactful, courteous, and sensitive with internal and external contacts

  • Must be able to adapt to rapid change, and must be able to intervene promptly in crisis/emergency situations.

Benefits: ACC offers competitive pay and benefits, employee discounts, paid time off (PTO), and great advancement opportunities! Here are a few examples:

  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Employer Paid Life & Disability

  • 401(k) & Profit-Sharing Plan

  • Aflac Voluntary Benefits

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Special Employee Events

  • Great working environment and ability to strengthen your community!

Offers are contingent in passing a background and drug & alcohol test upon acceptance. ACC is a drug-free, tobacco-free work environment.

Anne Carlsen Center is an equal opportunity employer and complies fully with all federal, state, and local employment laws and will provide equal employment and advancement opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, the presence of any mental or physical disability, status with regard to public assistance or marriage, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.

Offers are contingent in passing a background and drug & alcohol test upon acceptance. ACC is a drug-free, tobacco-free work environment.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly

  • Minot, ND, USA

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