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Direct Support Staff

Company:
Creative Care Resources
Location:
Mendota Heights, Minnesota, United States
Salary:
10.45-14.56
Posted:
December 10, 2018

Description:

We are a company that specializes in enriching the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities by providing creative and quality care in all areas of their lives! We are looking for staff that are dependable, energetic, and quick on their feet and are committed to helping our individuals live their best life!

As a Creative Care Resources Direct Support Staff you should be:

• Be a team-player and have the ability to work with others to help ensure consistency in care

• Be an effective communicator

• Possess a sincere desire to help our individuals grow in skills and work towards long-term goals

• Aspire to truly enhance the lives of our individuals by engaging in meaningful interactions, helping them access the community safely and providing them with excellent care from the beginning to the end of your shift!

• Have reliable transportation to and from work and ability to be on time for scheduled shifts

Requirements:

• Must be 18 years of age or older

• Demonstrate the desire, skills and abilities to work with persons with special needs (training is provided)

• Pass a Criminal Background Check

• Valid driver's license & clean driving record preferred

• Demonstrate a positive demeanor & outlook

• Ability to stand, walk, sit, take stairs, bending/twisting, kneeling/crouching

• Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

• A willingness to work independently and as part of a team

• Read, write and speak English proficiently

• Ability to count and manage money

• Ability to routinely operate basic equipment such as a calculator and telephone, household appliances, fire and alarm systems

• High school diploma or equivalent preferred

• 1 year experience working with persons with special needs is preferred

Excellent benefits: ** Only available for Full time employees

• Medical Insurance **

• Dental Insurance **

• Flexible Spending Account **

• Paid Time Off **

• 401k **

• Vision Insurance **

• Aflac **

• Free life insurance **

• Flexible scheduling (days, evenings, weekends, overnights)

• Paid Training

• Opportunities for advancement

• Years of service annual bonus

• Annual company picnic

Wages: **Vary depending on location and position, starting wage $10.00/$9.65 until training folder is completed

• Sleep Overnights: $10.45-$10.78

• Regular(Day/Evening Rate): $12.13-$13.34

• Weekend (over 12 hour shifts): $13.34-$14.56

Creative Care Resources has 9 Residential Homes and 1 Adult Day Care throughout Dakota county including: Apple Valley, Burnsville, Eagan, Inver Grove Heights, Lakeville, Mendota Heights and Rosemount!

Equal Opportunity Employer