Direct Support Professional In Home Services or Long Prairie Group home
Location: Long Prairie and surrounding cities
Wage: $11.55/hour- $14.50/hour
Schedule: Weekends and afternoons/evenings - Part Time positions
MERIDIAN SERVICES provides person centered services to people with intellectual disabilities in a variety of settings, including Residential (group home services), In Home Services/ semi-independent living assistance, vocational services, case management and other supportive programs.
Our mission is to provide services of the finest quality, so that those we serve will be able to realize their dreams. To achieve our mission, we are dedicated to valuing creativity, seeking innovative practices, and achieving expertise. We will conduct our operations in an ethical manner, maintain excellent standards, and strive always to do our best. Above all, we will uphold a tradition of service and caring for others.
We are looking for people to join our team working with individuals in their own homes or family homes or in our group home in Long Prairie. As a Direct Support Professional (DSP) you will be helping work on a variety of goals with children, teenagers, young adults or adults who live in their own homes or with their families or in a group home. DSP’s provide assistance with activities to increase independence. These may include as meal preparation, community outings, personal hygiene, shopping, cleaning, and paperwork organization, community safety and/or learning community transportation. Each person has different needs as well as different hours and days they would like services. We currently provide In Home Services to over 200 individuals in Minnesota.
* To be at least 18 years of age for employment within the In Home Program
* Have a vehicle with current car insurance and have an acceptable driving record as determined by Meridian Services policy.
* Successful clearance from a DHS background Study
* Experience working with individuals with disabilities. Experience working with challenging behaviors (verbal and/or physical) is preferred.
Qualified candidates are being scheduled for immediate interviews. APPLY ONLINE TODAY! Meridian Services CAREERS at www.Meridiansvs.com/ openings and go to Direct Support Professional openings.