Direct Support Professional

Lutheran Social Service   Bloomington, MN   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on September 6, 2023

Hiring Bonus!  Lutheran Social Service MN is a dynamic social service organization serving children, youth and families, people with disabilities, older adults and military veterans. We offer an ALIVE Workplace (Supportive, Positive and Fun) and careers that challenge, energize and reward employees. Consider joining us!

As a Direct Support Professional (DSP) you will provide guidance and encouragement, through relationship building and direct interaction with individuals receiving services. DSPs will advocate for the individuals in all aspects of life, including community engagement and support in essential living skills. DSPs are required to maintain documentation, perform record keeping and participate in periodic meetings/training according to regulations and LSS standards.

As a Direct Support Professional we offer you: $16/hour $2000 Hiring Bonus An excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, life, vision, 403(b) plan with a match, wellness program, and other ancillary plans Generous PTO plan, Paid Holidays, and Float Days Paid training Opportunities to continue professional development An ALIVE Workplace that is Supportive, Positive, Healthy and Fun! A diverse workplace An outstanding reputation

Requirements: A valid driver's license, acceptable driving record and the ability to pass a Motor Vehicle Check. The ability to successfully pass a background check. Basic computer skills. Able to read and write in the English language. The desire to help individuals with disabilities achieve their personal hopes and dreams. Lutheran Social Service of MN is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of all people regardless of gender, race, culture, religion, ethnicity, protected veteran status and/or disability. We actively foster an environment that is free of racism, discrimination, bias, and harassment where all individuals are treated with dignity, safety, and respect. Information regarding the $2000 bonus must be included in the offer letter so the candidate is notified and paid according to guidelines of $500 after 3 month, $500 after 6 months and remaining $1000 after 9 months. In order to be eligible and receive the hire bonus, the new hire must: · fulfill the scheduled shifts hired for · complete required training · meet performance expectations as determined by the supervisor

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)