Thomas Allen, Inc
  • Bloomington, MN, USA
  • Hourly
  • Other

Thomas Allen is Hiring for DSPs!

No experience necessary. Paid training provided!

LOCATION:     Bloomington, MN

HOURS AVAILABLE:     Temporary for the next 60 days Monday - Friday 6am - 2pm; potential to transfer permanently to another home after if desired

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.

DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • 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 goals
  • Assist with self-cares such as bathing and dressing
  • Prepare meals or assist the individuals served with meal preparation
  • Log all day-to-day occurrences
  • Accompany individuals to medical appointments
  • Medication administration and/or working with medical equipment
  • Help individuals to maintain their home by assisting with laundry, budgeting, cleaning, and shopping
  • Work alongside guardians, families, case managers, and other team members
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50lbs, perform 2-person transfers for a person weighing 250lbs, and offer further support such as repositioning and propelling a wheelchair
  • 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 verbally

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AA/EOE

Thomas Allen, Inc. is a social services agency that provides a variety of person-centered services to individuals with disabilities throughout the state of Minnesota. Our team of nearly 800 employees are key players in assisting individuals served with group home support, semi-independent and independent living, case management, care coordination, and guardianship. As our agency continues to grow, we are looking for team members who are passionate about providing services that empower those we support.

Join our team and make a difference!

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