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Assigned to Enhanced Services located at 3210 Labore Road in Vadnais Heights.

Our Direct Support Professionals working in Enhanced Services support, train, and supervise adults with intellectual disabilities who are primarily interested in performing facility-based work contracts and/or community-based work opportunities.    

Specific duties include:

  • Training and supervising individuals with intellectual disabilities while they are engaged in work/vocational tasks and occasional rec/leisure activities;
  • Overseeing the work performed by the individuals to ensure that they are performing their duties in a manner that meets/exceeds business expectations;
  • Implementing a variety of person-centered planning goals and outcomes;
  • Documenting on service delivery, progress on goals, outcomes, relevant events, activities, and payroll;
  • Assisting with personal cares as needed; and
  • Regularly driving company vehicles.

It is also important to note that this position will be working directly with individuals with disabilities who can become frustrated, noncompliant, and/or aggressive.  To best ensure the individuals’ success while they are working or participating in other activities, this staff must:

  • Be sensitive to the individual’s frustrations;
  • Demonstrate proactive behavioral approaches;
  • Possess excellent behavior management skills and the ability to deal with crisis situations; and
  • Basic sign language skills are a plus.

Qualified candidates must possess the following:

  • A minimum of a high school diploma or GED. A community college AA degree, technical school degree, Human Services degree, or a four year Bachelor of Arts/Science degree is preferred;
  • A minimum of six to 12 months of work experience supporting individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities;
  • A sincere and passionate desire to work with persons with disabilities;
  • Committed to self-advocacy and person-centered planning principles;
  • Proven crisis management and de-escalation skills;
  • Basic computer and data entry skills;
  • Comfortable and respectful when assisting individuals with personal cares;
  • Ability to problem solve and work independently;
  • Comfortable driving company vehicles on a regular basis;
  • Meet the physical demands of the position, with or without a reasonable accommodation, including regularly standing, walking, lifting work materials, and bending as well as assisting persons with personal cares, ambulation, etc.; and
  • Focused on the quality of work at all times.

Candidates must also pass a criminal background check, a motor vehicle record check, DOT physical, and a drug screen.  

We are looking at filling several full-time positions, working M-F, 40 hours per week (benefit eligible).  The hourly rate of pay for these positions start at $15.00 per hour and could be more based on education and relevant work experience.  In addition, new hires are eligible to receive a $500.00 bonus once they complete their training period and another $500.00 bonus following their 9th month of employment!

Merrick, Inc., is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply for this position today.

Assigned to Vocational Services located at 3210 Labore Road in Vadnais Heights.

Our Direct Support Professionals working in Vocational Services support, train, and supervise adults with intellectual disabilities who are interested in performing facility-based work contracts.

Specific duties include:

  • Supporting and supervising individuals with intellectual disabilities while they are engaged in a variety of on-site work/vocational tasks and occasional rec/leisure activities;
  • Overseeing the work performed by the individuals to ensure that they are performing their duties in a manner that meets/exceeds business expectations;
  • Implementing a variety of person-centered planning goals;
  • Documenting on service delivery, progress on goals, outcomes, relevant events, activities, and payroll;
  • Assisting with personal cares as needed; and
  • Driving company vehicles as assigned.

Qualified candidates must possess the following:

  • A minimum of a high school diploma or GED.  A community college AA degree, technical school degree, Human Service degree, or a four year Bachelor of Arts/Sciences is preferred;
  • A minimum of six to 12 months of work experience supporting individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities;
  • A sincere and passionate desire to work with persons with disabilities;
  • Committed to self-advocacy and person-centered planning principles;
  • Basic computer and data entry skills;
  • Focused on the quality of work at all times; and
  • Meet the physical demands of the position, with or without a reasonable accommodation, including regularly standing, walking, and bending, and occasionally lifting up to 50 pounds.. 

Candidate must able to pass a criminal background check, a motor vehicle record check, and a drug screen.

We are looking to fill several full-time positions working Monday through Friday (day hours), and are benefit eligible.  The hourly rate of pay for these positions start at $15.00 per hour and could be more based on education and relevant work experience.  In addition, new hires are eligible to receive a $500.00 bonus once they complete their training period and another $500.00 bonus following their 9th month of employment!

Merrick, Inc., is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply for this position today.

Assigned to the Adult Day Service program located at 2497 7th Avenue East in North St. Paul.

Our Direct Support Professionals working at the Adult Day Services Program focus on meeting the needs of individuals with disabilities who are aging, offering positive supports to persons who may exhibit challenges, building relationships, facilitating the use of assistive technology, and offering desiring creative activities that promote a healthy, safe, and fun environment.

Specific duties include:

  • Complying with Adult Day Care standards by providing support to 38+ ADS clients so that they are engaged in meaningful activities on a daily basis;
  • Providing input into the ADS clients’ Individual Care Plans, person-centered and person-futures planning assessments, quarterly reports, activity schedules, etc.
  • Supporting activities and strategies related to the person-centered planning process, aging, dementia, assistive technology, challenging behaviors, etc.
  • Completing required documentation;
  • Following the health and fitness requirements of the ADS clients as recommended by the dietician and physical therapist; and
  • Promoting person-centered thinking, futures planning, community and relationship building, and assistive technology.

Qualified candidates must possess the following:

  • A minimum of a high school diploma or GED..  A community college AA degree, technical school degree, Human Services degree, or a four year Bachelor of Arts/Science degree is preferred;
  • A minimum of six to 12 months of work experience supporting individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities and dementia/Alzheimer’s; 
  • A strong commitment to self-advocacy principles, person-centered planning, assistive technology, and positive supports to person who are aging and may exhibit challenging behaviors; 
  • A calm demeanor and even temperament to respond effectively to persons who may become frustrated, confused, noncompliant, and/or aggressive.
  • Comfortable and respectful when assisting individuals with personal cares;
  • Meet the physical demands of the position, with or without a reasonable accommodation, including regularly standing, walking, and bending as well as lifting up to 50 pounds;  and
  • Basic computer and data entry skills;

Candidates must also pass a criminal background check, a motor vehicle record check, and drug screen. 

This is a part-time position working Monday through Friday for a total of 27.5 hours per week (day hours), and is not eligible for benefits The hourly rate of pay for this position starts at $15.00 per hour and could be more based on education and relevant work experience.  In addition, new hires are eligible to receive a $500.00 bonus once they complete their training period and another $500.00 bonus following their 9th month of employment!

Merrick, Inc., is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply for this position today.

 

Assigned to Employment Services located at 3210 Labore Road in Vadnais Heights.

 

Our Direct Support Professionals working in the Employment Services program support, train, and supervise adults with intellectual disabilities who are interested in community-based work opportunities.    

 

Specific duties include:

 

  • Supporting and supervising individuals with intellectual disabilities while they are engaged in work tasks at a community-based business and occasional rec/leisure activities;
  • Overseeing the work performed by the individuals to ensure that they are performing their duties in a manner that meets/exceeds business expectations;
  • Implementing a variety of person-centered planning goals;
  • Documenting on service delivery, progress on goals, outcomes, relevant events, activities, and payroll; and
  • Regularly driving company vehicles.

 

Qualified candidates must possess the following:

 

  • A minimum of a high school diploma or GED. A community college AA degree, technical school degree, Human Services degree, or a four year Bachelor of Arts/Science degree is preferred;
  • A minimum of six to 12 months of work experience supporting individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities;
  • A sincere and passionate desire to work with persons with disabilities;
  • Committed to self-advocacy and person-centered planning principles;
  • Ability to problem solve and work well without immediate supervision;
  • Comfortable driving company vehicles on a daily basis;
  • Meet the physical demands of the position, with or without a reasonable accommodation, including regularly standing, walking, and bending as well as lifting up to 50 pounds;
  • Basic computer and data entry skills; and
  • Focused on the quality of work at all times.

 

Candidates must also pass a criminal background check, a motor vehicle record check, and drug screen. 

 

We are looking to fill one full-time position working Monday through Friday (day hours), and is benefit eligible.  The hourly rate of pay for this position starts at $15.00 per hour and could be more based on education and relevant work experience.  In addition, new hires are eligible to receive a $500.00 bonus once they complete their training period and another $500.00 bonus following their 9th month of employment!

 

Merrick, Inc., is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply for this position today.

Assigned to Alternative Services located at 3210 Labore Road in Vadnais Heights.

Our Direct Support Professionals working in the Life Enrichment program support and supervise those adults with intellectual disabilities that are interested in community integration; a variety of therapies (including occupational, art, music, etc.); arts and crafts; social, recreational, and horticultural activities; sensory integration; and assistive technology.

Job duties include:

  • Supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities while they are engaged in social, community, and therapeutic activities and ensuring their safety and wellbeing;
  • Assisting the individuals with a wide range of needs related to communication, personal cares (including eating and toileting), mobility, etc.;
  • Implementing a variety of person-centered planning goals;
  • Documenting on service delivery, progress on goals, outcomes, and relevant events; and
  • Occasionally driving company vehicles.

Qualified candidates must possess the following:

  • A minimum of a high school diploma or GED. A community college AA degree, technical school degree, Human Services degree, or a four year Bachelor of Arts/Science degree is preferred;
  • A minimum of six to 12 months of work experience supporting individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities;
  • Committed to self-advocacy and person-centered planning principles;
  • A sincere and passionate desire to work with persons with intellectual disabilities;
  • Comfortable and respectful when assisting with personal cares;
  • Meet the physical demands of the position, with or without a reasonable accommodation, including regularly standing, walking, and bending as well as assisting persons with personal cares, ambulation, etc.;  
  • Ability to problem solve and work independently; and
  • Basic computer and data entry skills.

Candidates must also pass a criminal background check, a motor vehicle record check, and a drug screen. 

We are looking at filling several full-time positions, working M-F, 40 hours per week (benefit eligible), and several part-time positions, working M-F, 27.5 hours per week (not benefit eligible).  The hourly rate of pay for these positions start at $15.00 per hour and could be more based on education and relevant work experience.  In addition, new hires are eligible to receive a $500.00 bonus once they complete their training period and another $500.00 bonus following their 9th month of employment!

Merrick, Inc., is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply for this position today.

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