Skip to main content
New Ulm, Mankato, Bird Island, Bemidji, Lake George, and Litchfield
Direct Support Professional (DSP)
This position may be full or part time; hours are primarily scheduled during mornings, afternoons, evenings, weekends and/or overnights. The specific number and times of scheduled hours will be set upon hiring. The DSP may request a change in hours. The Community Supports Supervisor (CSS) may approve and/or mandate a change in hours based on program and individual needs. All persons in this position will be expected to work weekends and holidays.
A Direct Support Professional (DSP) implements and coordinates support services to the highest degree in order that persons served might be interdependent members and active participants within the community. A DSP provides direct care to clients based on their individual needs which may include: Assisting individuals with dressing, grooming, hygiene, and other daily living functions. Assisting individuals with bedtime routines, administering medications, physical therapy, etc. Supporting individuals in preparing meals and/or snacks. Supporting individuals in cleaning and laundry. Assisting individuals in accessing the community and participating in recreation and leisure activities. Other duties as assigned.
A Direct Support Professional must have a high level of sensitivity to the needs of individuals with disabilities and the ability to exercise flexibility and assertiveness, have a positive work ethic, and manage crisis situations effectively and problem solve. A DSP must also be able to work without direct supervision. Must also be able to meet the following qualifications: Possess a valid driver’s license and meet qualifiers to be insured by EON Inc.’s vehicle insurance provider. Must not be disqualified by appropriate criminal background studies. Complete all orientation and training needs as written in policy. Meet the physical requirements as outlined in this position description and physical assessment form (pushing/pulling, lifting, bending, etc.). Possess good oral and written communication and organizational skills. Able to read and write in English.
How to Apply:
Apply online at: https://theeon.com/careers