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Direct Support Professionals (DSP) for Ramsey & Dakota County!

Company: BrightPath, LLC
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

BrightPath is looking for committed, ambitious, self-motivated, and person-centered employees to work as IHS Specialists! IHS Specialists have the distinct privilege and honor to work respectfully with individuals in their own home and communities. They work 1:1 with individuals with Physical Disabilities, Mental Illness, and/or Developmental Disabilities throughout the community. IHS Specialists are an essential part of an individual's ability to maintain community tenure and focus on empowering service recipients in the following core IHS areas: Community Participation; Adaptive Skills; Household Management; and Health, Safety, and Wellness.

PAY: $17.00 to $19.00 per hour

Full Time & Part Time: unit-based services offer flexible scheduling opportunities that are perfect for students, parents, and already employed professionals!

Hours Available: shifts are scheduled primarily M-F morning & afternoon hours (First Shift)

Preference will be given to candidates who have flexible availability to meet the support preferences and needs of clients

Location: We support clients throughout Ramsey, Dakota, Hennepin, and Anoka County

About Us:

Here at BrightPath, we are a dedicated group of detail, outcome, AND people-oriented people! We are a results driven, quality and precision-focused team with a strong performance culture that grounds itself with a supportive and fairness focused environment.

About You:

You have the dedication to provide culturally competent services to uphold each individual's way of life, preferences, and daily choices

You are willing to transport clients in your own vehicle (individuals may have walkers, wheelchairs, or other medical equipment) when deemed necessary.

BrightPath reimburses mileage for client transportation

This position involves driving. There is no "home-base" for IHS Specialists, this is a community-based role. Employees are compensated for drivetime between worksite locations.

FT Employees should generally expect to work with at least 2 clients per day, and locations will vary.

BrightPath attempts to group shifts within each day to a localized geographic area but IHS Specialists should expect to commute throughout the metro area to assigned work sites

Examples of IHS Specialist Support Methods:

Meal planning, preparation, and execution

Encouraging health and wellness through utilizing a gym membership twice per week for regular exercise

Planning activities in the community or at home that are unique to the person's preferences and interests. The sky's the limit with this one! IHS Specialists model creative thinking and problem solving skills to support individuals in finding hobbies, passions, and meaningful activities to engage in.

Household safety knowledge and overall self-preservation skills

Other duties as assigned

Core Responsibilities:

Support individuals to achieve personal outcomes that characterize a high quality of life, in accordance with program specific requirements.
Engage in respectful communication.
Support individuals to have optimal health and well-being.
Provide safeguards and appropriately support challenging situations.
Positively represent BrightPath.

BrightPath LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: BrightPath, LLC, St. Paul , Direct Support Professionals (DSP) for Ramsey & Dakota County!, Other , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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