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Offer: DSP Intermittent (15730):Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota

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DSP Intermittent (15730)

Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota


Organization Summary:

Lutheran Social Service MN  is a dynamic social service organization serving children, youth and families, people with disabilities, older adults and military veterans.  Trustworthiness is a value and strength shared by our employees and recognized by the communities we serve .  We offer an ALIVE Workplace (Supportive, Positive and Fun) and careers that challenge, energize and compensates employees.  Consider joining us!
Job location: Twin Cities Metro
Activity Area: Health and/or Disease Related
Job Category: Health/Human Services Workforce
Closing Date: Nov 30, 2018
Employment Type: Part Time
income: N/A

Primary tasks:

As a Direct Support Professional you will provide guidance, encouragement, support, comfort, security and safety through relationship building and direct interaction with individuals receiving services. You will advocate for the individuals in all aspects of life, including medical and community engagement, while advocating for personal choice. You will address any situations or emergencies that may arise. You will support individuals in performing essential living expertise more independently, assuring they are living the life that matches their hopes and dreams. You will provide transportation to all appointments and other events each individual desires. You will be required to maintain documentation, perform record keeping and participate in periodic meetings/training according to regulations. This is an overnight position that allows for approximately 5 hours of sleep per night, however, concerns during the night and in the morning hours are expected to be addressed.




   » prosperously meet the requirements of a background check.
   » practice and/or training of at least one year with individuals with disabilities is desired.
   » Computer expertise that support LSS technology and basic math expertise.
   » Able to read, write and solve problems.
   » Able to recognize boundaries and exhibit patience, self-control and flexibility.
   » capability to suggest and implement strategies to enhance the service.
   » prosperous completion of medication administration training; may be obtained after hire.
   » CPR/First Aid certification; may be obtained after hire.
   » Mental Health Certification is desired; may be obtained after hire.
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 discapability.   We actively foster an environment that is free of racism, discrimination, bias, and harassment where all individuals are treated with dignity, safety and respect.

Additional Info:

Week 1: Sunday and Friday overnight. Week 2: Wednesday overnight. Hours are 10:00 pm - 8:00 am.

Application Process:

An electronic application is required and may be completed at our website:
Once at the website click on the "View Current Employment Opportunities" button and search by Category "Services for Persons with Disabilities" or by requisition number 15730 with the Keyword Search box.
Should you have a need, Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota will provide a reasonable accommodation to complete the application upon request. To request an accommodation to support your participation in the application or interview process, please email E-Mail: with your request.


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Job Location: Minnesota
Company Type Employer
Post Date: 10/17/2018 / Viewed 54 times
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