Junior Direct Support Professional (DSP)

Job Summary: Junior Direct Support Professionals assists client/s with all the activities of daily living, personal cares and program implementation.  Responsible for the daily well-being and safety of the client/s he/she supervises.  Ensure adequate supervision of client/s; assist with household maintenance and housekeeping.

Mount Olivet Rolling Acres – MORA – is a diverse and inclusive nonprofit has supported adults, seniors and children with developmental disabilities, behavioral health needs as well as age-related and chronic medical conditions for over 50 years in the Twin Cities metro.

An array of services: Adult Day Services, Contracted Case Management, Community Supports, over 30 Residential Homes, Respite, Therapeutic Recreation, Training for Guardians & Families, and a unique therapeutic Summer Camp for Youth with Autism. Our Metro Crisis Coordination Program (MCCP) offers a safety net of crucial and cost-effective services for adults and children.

Pay: $12.75 per hour. Schedule: Working hours and schedules could include day, evening and weekend hours. 10 – 30 hours per week.

Essential Job Functions and Key Duties and Responsibilities:           

  • assists client/s with activities of daily living and personal care
  • accompanies client/s to community activities
  • participates in interdisciplinary team process: assists with developing, and implementing goals
  • documents electronically program data and daily log information accurately and in a timely fashion
  • assists with daily household maintenance, housekeeping
  • ensures adequate supervision of client/s
  • works harmoniously with and shows respect for employees, supervisors, vendors and client/s
  • communicates effectively with others at work verbally and in writing, using the primary spoken language of client/s in the home
  • completes all mandatory training, including all-staff training days
  • reads and follows company policies and procedures
  • demonstrates mastery of basic computer skills
  • performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • interest/experience in working with persons with Developmental Disabilities
  • must pass Department of Human Services background check and maintain “qualified” status
  • must not be excluded from working in government health programs by the Office of Inspector General
  • must be able to successfully complete company’s basic job skills assessments

Opportunities to advance with experience.

Cherishing the big-hearted heritage of our beginnings, we actively advocate for equity and inclusion for the individuals we serve and for our employees. Healthy. Happy. Human. Join us. MORAcares.org/careers/

Mount Olivet Rolling Acres is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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