Positive Support Specialist Lead Float (21774)

Overview

City:
Little Canada
State:
MN
Country:
United States of America
Category:
Services for Persons with Disabilities
Employment Status:
Full Time

Description

 

Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota pursues innovative ways to serve Minnesota communities. Our service goals are organized around children, youth and families; people with disabilities; and older adults.  We value the worth of all people and always strive for excellence.  If you want a career that challenges, energizes, and rewards you, consider joining us and help change lives.

This position requires a willingness to float between multiple programs or services, occasionally more than once a day.  This position will participate as a team member that fosters an environment that supports people in pursuit of their hopes, dreams and personal outcomes creating a lifelong home for the people supported You will partner with Behavioral Analyst, Autism Specialists, Therapists, and Medical professionals. This position will also develop and implement support plans and work directly with individuals supported to address any situation/s that may arise and ensure the safety of the people supported, team members, and the public.

$19.00 an hour. Full time 40 hrs/ week, including some weekends, working at multiple programs in the Metro and North Metro with MI/ DD experience required.

Minimum Requirements

 
  • High school degree, GED or experience working with vulnerable populations required
  • Experience and/or training of at least two years with individuals with dual diagnoses who display physical and verbal aggression.
  • Comprehension of current MN statutes 245D, Positive Behavior Supports preferred
  • Medication administration training required (may be obtained after hire)
  • First Aid training required and CPR Certificate may be required (may be obtained after hire)
  • Mental Health Certification or credentialed as a Mental Health Practitioner preferred.
  • Back Ground Study (BGS) clearance is required.
  • Driver’s license required.  Motor Vehicle Check (MVR) with a satisfactory driving record required
  • Ability to read, write, and use computer required
  • Basic math and problem-solving skills required
  • Ability to recognize boundaries and relate to a wide variety of people
  • Ability to suggest and implement strategies to enhance the service
  • Patience, self-control, self-directed, flexibility, attention to detail, ability to comply with support plan consistently, meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of local community resources
  • Flexibility with adjustments to the schedule and locations

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 disability.   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 Posting Information:
$19.00 an hour. Full time 40 hrs/ week, including some weekends, working at multiple programs in the Metro and North Metro with MI/ DD experience required.

LSS employees have deeply meaningful work that changes lives, the opportunity for their unique gifts to shine and grow, and abundant and balanced lives.