Thomas Allen, Inc
  • Richfield, MN, USA
  • 22.39 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health/Dental/Vision Insurance, HSA, Life Insurance, Long and Short Term Disability, 401k, Paid Time Off, Paid Training, Discount Tickets to Local Attractions, Service Recognition Awards, Employee and Rookie of the Month Awards, Referral Bonuses, Capella University Discount, Tuition Reimbursement and more!

Thomas Allen is Hiring a Floater Direct Support Professional!

Paid training provided!

LOCATION: Must be willing to float between locations in Burnsville, Apple Valley, Richfield, St. Louis Park, Bloomington, St. Paul, New Brighton, and South St. Paul.

HOURS AVAILABLE: Full-time; Variable hours, must be available for 14-hour windows, 5 days/week. Must be available to work mornings, afternoons, evenings, overnights, and weekends. Hours are reliably available.

Schedules will be determined a week in advance, but hours may also be offered with shorter notice.

JOB SUMMARY: As a Direct Support Professional Floater, you will have the primary responsibility of meeting the needs of the individuals supported in the homes, including providing proactive, empowering, and inclusive support, guidance, and supervision.

In this position, you will be required to train at multiple group homes and will often work at more than one location during the week.


  • Assist and encourage individuals to realize both long and short-term goals
  • Support and protect the emotional, physical, and personal well-being of the individuals served, recognize the autonomy and values of each person, and ensure the individuals' right to make informed decisions
  • Assist with personal care
  • Keep up-to-date on each individual's service plan and demonstrate competency in all required areas of service provision
  • Prepare meals or assist the individuals served with meal preparation
  • Log all day-to-day occurrences
  • Accompany individuals to medical appointments and on activities in the community
  • Medication administration, logging, and/or working with medical equipment
  • Help individuals to maintain their home by assisting with laundry, budgeting, cleaning, and shopping
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Ability to lift and carry up to 75lbs
  • Willingness to attend to personal cares and health needs, light housekeeping, and meal preparation
  • Willing to commit to and implement person-centered supports
  • Must be mature, polite, competent, and possess team playing abilities, effective listening skills and strong overall social and communication skills.
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 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
  • Must be proficient at High School level in speaking, comprehending, reading and writing English to fully communicate with individuals and staff, to implement specialized medical and/or behavioral protocols and programming within the division, and to document required information

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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 with diverse perspectives and backgrounds who are passionate about providing services that empower those we support.

Thomas Allen, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of all people without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, veteran's status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status with regard to public assistance.

Join our team and make a difference!

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