• Direct Support Professional

    Posted: 10/11/2021

       

    Many people ask: What is a DSP? 
    In short, it is someone who provides supports and services to people with disabilities. 
    But what does a DSP really do? 
    A DSP spends their days with extremely talented and amazing people. DSPs might have the opportunity of being invited to Special Olympics, tournaments, sporting events, the movies, dance parties, and out to eat based on the interests of the people you work with.  DSPs spend their night’s laughing, having fun, teaching skills and abilities through coaching and role modeling, playing card games, playing music, and trying new adventures. Not only that, but a DSP also has the privilege of being asked to be a voice to advocate for the needs of those who don’t always have the voice or the power to do so. 
    If this sounds like something you are looking for, Mains’l is currently hiring Direct Support Professionals to work either one-on-one or with groups of people in their homes. Mains’l offers insurance benefits (30+ hours a week), a fun work environment, and varying schedules. We work with you to find the right fit so you are enjoying the work you do with others and you get paid to do it too! 
    At Mains’l we strive for continuous employee development to achieve the personal and professional goals of our employees. Mains’l has a variety of training and development and career growth opportunities in social services, behavioral health, mental health, health care, finance, clerical, information technology, human resources, nursing, and management. 
    We are about delivering exceptional quality and innovative services through engaged employees! Please visit our website to learn more and see if Mains’l is the right fit for you or someone you know. 
    https://careers.mainsl.com/ 
    Hourly Wage: Starting at $15.00 per hour
    Other Job duties include: 
    • Collaborating with the person you work with and your co-workers to problem solve and create a positive and inclusive culture. 
    • Clear and accurate documentation 
    • Providing assistance or support with activities of daily living in the person’s home and their community based on the needs and preferences of the person you work with. 
    o This may include transportation, personal cares, cooking, cleaning, medication administration, support of positive behavior and working through difficult situations in ways that lead to positive outcomes. 
    • Supporting others to realize their hopes and dreams. 
    • Having fun!
     
    Mains’l is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants.
    Requirements:
    • At least 18 years of age
    • Valid MN Drivers’ license
    • Reliable transportation with valid insurance coverage
    • Ability to pass a background check through the Department of Justice

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