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Direct Support Professional (Awake Overnights)

Company: Fraser
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

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Fraser is hiring for motivated and compassionate Direct Support Professionals (DSP's) to work Awake Overnight shifts with our clients in a group setting within our group homes around the Twin Cities. This position would be working directly with clients, doing everything from helping out with activities of daily living, personal cares, and planning activities in the community. This is a great opportunity for someone who is passionate about using their abilities to provide high quality care and make a lasting impact on the lives of adults and families with diverse needs! This position offers tuition reimbursement and select tuition discounts, perfect for students interested in nursing, psychology, social work, case management, or other careers in human services. We deeply value our DSP's and take pride in helping develop our entry-level employees into professionals.

Please note the health and safety of Fraser clients and staff is a top priority. We have created health and safety protocols to address the risk of COVID-19. These protocols are continually updated based on guidance and best practice recommendations from the MN Department of Health (MDH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Responsibilities:

In this role, you will have the opportunity to help clients with:

  • Medication administration
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL's)
  • Money management
  • Treatment documentation
  • Personal cares (such as bathing, toileting, feeding, etc.) in the group homes
  • Meal preparation (must be willing to handle all types of food)
  • Planning and transportation to/from activities
  • Community integration

Fraser Offers:

  • $500 or $1,000 hiring bonus depending on location
  • $14.00/hour pay (plus meals on some shifts)
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Tuition Discount at select colleges and Fraser School
  • Referral bonuses
  • Up to five weeks of annual Paid Time Off for full-time staff
  • Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance
  • Health and Flex Savings Accounts
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability insurance
  • 403(b) retirement account with Fraser contribution
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Student Loan forgiveness
  • Verizon Wireless cell phone plan and accessories discount
  • Robust orientation including 30 hours of paid training
  • Helpful, collaborative, thriving company culture
  • "Give One, Get One" employment referral bonuses

Available Locations and Schedules:

Fraser is currently hiring for Awake Overnight staff in the north or south metro. Hours vary by location; all potential scheduling options will be discussed during the phone interview. In order to help us best evaluate potential matches to our current openings, please let us know any and all hours you would be available to work.

Requirements:

  • High School diploma/equivalent preferred.
  • Previous experience working with individuals with diverse needs is preferred, however not required. We offer paid training!
  • Valid Minnesota Driver's License with acceptable record (non-driving roles also available).
  • Ability to pass DHS background study.
  • Use of clear and understandable written and verbal English.
  • Capacity to work independently and use strong decision-making skills.
  • Physical ability to lift/carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Passion for serving our clients.
  • Commitment to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion with focus on culturally responsive practice, internal self-awareness, and reflection.

Direct Support Professional is similar in job duties to PCA, CNA, Direct Support Staff, Program Counselor, Caregiver, HHA, and Direct Care Staff.

Fraser is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

This position will be posted at https://www.fraser.org/jobs until filled. You must apply online here to be formally considered.

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If you are having trouble applying or have questions, please contact Fraser HR at staffing@fraser.org or 612.767.7550. If you have successfully submitted your application, you will get a confirmation email. If you do not receive the confirmation email, please check your junk/spam folders, then contact us as we may not have received your application. Thank you for considering Fraser!

Keywords: Fraser, Minnetonka , Direct Support Professional (Awake Overnights), Other , Minnetonka, Minnesota

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