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InHome Support Specialist

Harry Meyering Center

Location: Mankato, MN 56001
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: March 23, 2024
InHome Support Specialist Harry Meyering Center is a non-profit focused on supporting developmentally disabled individuals in the community with a person-centered way of thinking. ~ Do you have experience as a Direct Support Professional/PCA or a willingness to learn? ~ Do you want the opportunity to try something different? ~ Wanting to engage with individuals in their homes and in the community? ~ Are you a caring, effective communicator who is also punctual? Then this is the job for you! Schedule: Typically Monday - Friday rotating daytime and evening hours (typically mid-shift), some weekends and holidays as needed. (full-time, 30-40 hours a week) Wage: $19.00 per hour Job Duties and Responsibilities: Communicate with the support team both verbally and in writing Provide assistance and support to individuals served in their homes and in the community go grocery shopping, help with cleaning, go to the movies, take to appointments and more Write outcomes, procedures, and POCs for individuals founded on needs, wants, and dreams. Demonstrate and act as necessary based on knowledge of systems, routines, applicable licensing regulations, and programming. Facilitate access to healthcare services, educate regarding personal health issues, and support/assist with medical recommendations and directives from health care providers. Encourage participation in leisure activities at home and in the community to promote a healthy lifestyle and socially valued goals. Advocate for the benefit of others. Assist in the orientation and training of new employees Support/assist with medical recommendations and directives from healthcare providers Assist with entitlement benefits and financial matters Check out our other job opportunities at www.harrymeyeringcenter.org/employment/positions/ for the most up-to-date information! What are the perks? Flexible Scheduling Paid Training Fulfilling Career Holiday and Overtime Pay Resume building experiences Referral Bonus Available Benefits for full-time employees: Health, Dental, Vision, 401K, PTO and more! Previous Employees have shared: "I love how close staff work with each other to ensure that needs are being met." "It is such a rewarding feeling when one of the individuals I serve meets one of their goals or gets to an activity that they have always wanted to do." "This position has allowed me to grow in so many ways, it is continually rewarding." What do we need from you? Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or general education degree. Prior experience or training is not required, but it is preferred to have experience as a CNA, PCA, Caregiver, DSP, or healthcare related professional. Must hold a valid United States driver's license and pass a driving record check conducted by our insurance carrier. Reliable transportation with willingness to transport individuals Must pass the MN Department of Human Services Background Study Willingness to learn Ability to do household chores such as cooking, cleaning, and laundry. If you have any questions about the job opportunities and joining our team, please feel free to reach out via phone: (507)387-8281. Harry Meyering Center, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer It is the policy of HMC to afford equal opportunity regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of the application process and employment relationship including but not limited to hiring, promotion, transfer, demotion, termination, discipline, benefits, and other terms and conditions of employment. 48vCwFNK1f
Salary: $19 an hour
Employment Type: Full-time
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