Wingspan Life Resources

Saint Paul

Job Title:
Mental Health DSP

Mental Health DSP - $18.10/hr Wingspan Life Resources has current openings for qualified candidates to?join our outstanding team of?Mental Health Direct Support Professionals (MHDSP)?at our location in Bloomington.?The MHDSP provides support and supervision to clients with disabilities and/or mental illness that need a higher level of supports in a specialized home setting. This program has two individuals with challenges that require more supports and supervision. The MHDSP is responsible to protect and promote the health, safety and well-being of each client and this position ensures that all services are delivered according to Wingspan Life Resources policies and procedures along with county, state, federal and licensing rules and regulations. Sign-on Bonus! We currently offer a fantastic $1500 sign-on bonus for all of our DSP positions: $500 after the first 4 months of service, $500 again after 8 months, and an additional $500 after 1 year. Take some time to get to know our clients and organization; we think you'll love the experience! Generous Benefits Package:? Employees scheduled to work 20 hours or more are offered: PTO Accrual, Company Paid Life, Short-term, Long-term disability insurance, and the first of the month following 30 days, enrollment in our 401(k) plan fully vested and matched at 4%.? Employees scheduled to work 30 hours or more are offered: Medical and Dental Insurance, PTO Accrual, Company Paid Life, Short-term, Long-term disability insurance, and the first of the month following 30 days, enrollment in our 401(k) plan fully vested and matched at 4%.? Our Hiring Process:? Please submit a resume and complete the short application on our website. Job candidates will discuss with and be considered for one of our?Full Time, Part Time or On-Call openings for our Bloomington location.

Summary of duties: Ability to work in fast paced environment (crisis home) and work with a variety of Individuals diagnosed with severe intellectual disabilities such as Autism to severe mental health. Locate, read, understand, and implement all Wingspan Life Resources policies, procedures, and Incident and Emergency procedures for the site. Demonstrate a working knowledge of the Program Abuse Prevention plan and of the individual's background, skills, program plans, SMA, CSSPA, and IAPP. Takes initiative when responding to a crisis, ability to quickly problem solve and or de-escalate situations and monitor the safety of individuals and provide support and supervision in a therapeutic manner with the least restrictive methods of intervention. Document methods, progress, and results of all service delivery and interventions with measurable, factual data. Implements formal/informal crisis plans, program plans and/or behavioral objectives using person-centered planning. Enable individuals to make choices in all areas of their lives. Encourage use of public resources and recreational facilities; provide community integration opportunities. Assist individuals with daily routines including, but not limited to, household tasks, cooking and eating, individual self-care, socializing, use of leisure time, health and safety, money management and behavior management. Provide transportation to appointments and activities on a daily basis. Maintain documentation, record keeping and participate in meetings and complete required training. Demonstrate proficient training and pass minimum work performance standards.

Qualifications: 18 years of age or older High School Diploma or equivalent Three years' experience working with individuals with disabilities and mental illness and/or a degree in Psychology or Social Services with one-year experience. One-year experience working with individuals with high behaviors. Ability to clearly communicate, read, and writing skills adequate to write narrative documentation in grammatically correct sentences. Must be comfortable using a computer A valid Driver's License, reliable transportation with proof of auto insurance, and the ability to pass a Motor Vehicle Check. The ability to successfully pass a background check as determined by the Department of Human Services.


How to Apply:
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