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Beacon Specialized Living
Twin Cities and Surrounding Areas
Direct Support Professional
Beacon Specialized Living supports children, teens, and adults with intellectual disabilities and mental health diagnosis to live as independently as possible. We believe that everyone, regardless of their abilities deserves to be a full member of their community. Our employees practice our "I CARE" values every day when working with the people we support; Integrity, Compassion, Advocacy, Respect, and Excellence.
We are currently hiring for full time and part time Direct Support Professional positions to at our locations across the Twin Cities and surrounding areas including Hastings, Eagan, Inver Grove Heights, Apple Valley, Burnsville, Shakopee, Cambridge, and Forest Lake.With a variety of scheduling options and locations we will work with you to find something that is a match for you!DSP's with Beacon receive on -the-job training and develop leadership skills that will with career advancement withing the organization. Some examples of what Direct Support Professionals may do are:Encourage independent living and coping skills to the people we supportOrganizing social, craft, game, reading, and community activitiesAssist in maintaining a home; preparing meals, grocery shopping, budgeting, and providing transportationAssisting with medications, scheduling medical appointments and encouraging healthy lifestyle choicesGuiding, establishing, and maintaining relationships by role modeling positive interactionsWhy work for Beacon?We are a growing company with opportunities for skill development and career advancement. We offer a variety of scheduling options, and locations, and you get paid to help people have good lives! We also offer competitive benefits including time off for all employees working 30 or more hours/week.
Qualifications and SkillsInterested applicants should have had some experience supporting individuals with disabilities or mental health diagnosis, and be experienced in using positive interventions and deescalation techniques - or be willing to learn! Staff should have a drivers license and be able to pass Minnesota Department of Human Services Background Study.
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