THE METROPOLITAN CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING

DSP/HOMEMAKING PROFESSIONALS RECRUITMENT

 

Direct Support Professionals and Homemakers Needed!!!

Is the Independent Living Philosophy something you think you would be in support of? Do you have a passion for helping others?   If so, come join MCIL as a Direct Support Professional (DSP)!

The Metropolitan Center for Independent Living (MCIL) is proud to be one of eight Centers for Independent Living within Minnesota. MCIL has been successfully adhering to the Independent Living philosophy and serving its community for over 30 years as a non-profit organization.  MCIL works with people with disabilities in leading productive, self-determined lives. A major part of aiding in this Independence is providing the tools and services our Consumers need to be successful. Please feel free to visit our website for more program and organization information.  www.mcil-mn.org.

The Personal Assistant Service Department is looking to expand and increase the number of the Metropolitan Center for Independent Living’s Direct Support /Homemaking Professional Staff.

This is where YOU, Yes YOU, come in! Experience is not required. Full and Part-time positions available. When you have worked for MCIL for 180 days, MCIL will contribute to any job-related courses that you are interested in taking to help further your Home Healthcare Career. If interested in becoming a Direct Support/Homemaking Professional, please send your Resume and a Letter of Interest to David Shaw, Administrative Assistant, davids@mcil-mn.org.  Also, please feel free to contact me, Carolyn Davis, PAS Staffing Specialist, carolynd@mcil-mn.org, with any questions or concerns that you may have. If I do not have the answers to any of your questions, I will refer you to the individual who does.

***We are also seeking on-call PCA/Homemaking Professionals to join our team!!!!***

***Starting salary is $11/hr., DOQ, and we offer $14/hr., for providing homemaking services***

Areas of Service: Twin Cities, Hastings, Farmington, Prior Lake, Shakopee, Minnetonka, Burnsville, Apple Valley, Coon Rapids, Anoka, St. Louis Park, Bloomington, (The Seven-County Metropolitan areas.)

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Responsibilities: DSPs' provide in-home supports to consumers with both visible and/or non-visible disabilities in the consumer's home and community. The consumer decides what supports are needed to maintain his/her independence and directs DSP staff as to how the DSP can safely and effectively meet their needs.

Qualifications: Must be 18 years of age or older; provide proof that you are eligible to work in the U.S.; pass a criminal background check; have the ability to travel within the Seven-County Metropolitan area, and the ability to meet the expectations that are set forth by the consumers and MCIL.

 

Direct Support Professional

LS03022017: (F) I am a progressive, gay, woman with a great sense of humor, who is seeking DSP/PCA staffing. I have inflammation diseases and lower spinal damage.

Area: St. Louis Park

Responsibilities: Duties include cooking; lite cleaning; laundry; the ability to go up and down a flight of stairs without difficulties, and going with on errands.

Shifts: Monday & Friday, 12 pm, or 1 pm, and maybe some evenings if necessary, 3.25/hrs./day

Qualifications: I am looking for someone who is laid-back and open-minded; with a good sense of humor; who will be a “good fit”. The person I hire must be reliable; trustworthy; respectful; respectful of others’ time; have experience in home health care/PCA and working with people is preferred. Must be 18 years of age or older; provide proof that you are eligible to work in the U.S.; pass a criminal background check; have the ability to travel within the Seven-County Metropolitan area, and the ability to meet the expectations that are set forth by the consumers and MCIL.

Salary:  Starting wage is $11/DOQ

 

Direct Support Professional

DS03022017: (M) A friendly, easy going gentleman with cerebral palsy, and a sound mind, is looking for a Direct Support Professional (PCA) to assist him at his place of employment.  He is a patient and caring trainer with a quirky sense of humor, who is looking for a patient and caring staff. (He is seeking staff to assist with IADLs and ADLs ASAP!) Thanks to the caring and respectful relationship he develops with his staff he has a history of maintaining long-term service providers’.

Area: Bloomington

Shifts: M-F mornings, 10 am–1pm. DSP will be paid if needed services are completed before the shift ends.

Responsibilities: The DSP will assist him with restroom and lunch breaks at his place of employment using a transfer board (training will be provided if needed); changing Depends/clothes if need be.  There is minimal lifting.

Qualifications: An upbeat, friendly person with a willingness to learn; one plus years of experience with direct care; must have transportation; be dependable; able to follow examples; reliable; on time; respectful; respectful others’ time; professional; able to lift a 240 lb. man. Must be 18 years of age or older; provide proof that you are eligible to work in the U.S.; pass a criminal background check; have the ability to travel within the Seven-County Metropolitan area, and the ability to meet the expectations that are set forth by the consumers and MCIL.

Salary: Starting wage is $11/hr. DOQ.

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Direct Support Professional

DS03022017: (M) A friendly, easy going gentleman with cerebral palsy, and a sound mind, is looking for a Direct Support Professional to assist him with the use of a Hoyer, if needed, for two hours when visiting his family.  He is a patient and caring trainer with a quirky sense of humor, who is looking for a patient and caring staff. Thanks to the caring and respectful relationship he develops with his staff, he has a history of maintaining long-term service providers’.

Area: Golden Valley

Shifts: Sat & Sun, 1:00 am-3:00 am. Start and end times are negotiable. DSP will be paid if needed services are completed before the shift ends.

Salary: Starting wage is $11/hr. DOQ.

Responsibilities:  Assist with transferring, and bathroom care.

Qualifications:  An upbeat, friendly person with a willingness to learn; must have own transportation, one + years of experience with direct care; be dependable; able to follow examples; reliable; on time; respectful; respectful of others’ time; professional, and able to lift a 240 lb. man.  Must be 18 years of age or older; provide proof that you are eligible to work in the U.S.; pass a criminal background check; have the ability to travel within the Seven-County Metropolitan area, and the ability to meet the expectations that are set forth by the consumers and MCIL. Salary: Starting wage is $11/hr. DOQ.

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Direct Support Professional

LW0302017: (F) Consumer looking for DSP staffing to work with an engaging woman who lives in her own home. This consumer will need physical assistance with her daily activities due to a neuro muscular condition that has led to quadriplegia and to assist her when needed at the University of Minnesota, her place of employment.

Area: Roseville

Responsibilities: The DSP will assist with transferring; bathroom care; bedtime, and morning preparations for work, possibly attending work.

Shifts: 1-2 Fridays a month, 8am-5:30pm, Saturdays-11am-11pm (could be broken down into 2 separate shifts), Sundays-11am-10pm, 12pm-10pm.

Salary: Starting wage is $11/hr. DOQ.

Qualifications:  The right person for this position will be able to transfer a 130 Lb. woman safely; have a valid driver’s license; will be comfortable in assisting with dressing and bathroom care; dressed in casual attire suitable for the office workplace; reliable; on time; respectful; respectful of others’ time. An outgoing, non-smoker preferred. Must be 18 years of age or older; provide proof that you are eligible to work in the U.S.; pass a criminal background check; have the ability to travel within the Seven-County Metropolitan area, and the ability to meet the expectations that are set forth by the consumers and MCIL. ***COLLEGE STUDENTS PLEASE APPLY***

 

Direct Support Professional

DK03022017: (M) A very patient, total care consumer who uses a wheelchair is looking for DSP services to assist him with his day to day activities.

Responsibilities: Dressing/undressing, shower/washing, meal prep, transfer, exercises, laundry, groceries  

**Note:  The above does not entail all responsibilities

Area: Coon Rapids

Shifts:  Thursday and Friday evenings from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Every Saturday and Sunday Morning from 8:00 a.m. through 2:00 p.m.

Every other Saturday and Sunday evening from 5:00 p.m. through 11:00 p.m.

*It is not necessarily expected that any one person is required to assume all hours. If you are interested in some of these hours please reply.

Salary:  Starting wage is $11/hr. DOQ

Qualifications: The individual that I decide to hire must be dependable and have reliable transportation; experienced (or willing to learn), in using a Hoyer lift; professional; must be 18 years of age or older; provide proof that you are eligible to work in the U.S.; pass a criminal background check; have the ability to travel within the Seven-County Metropolitan area, and the ability to meet the expectations that are set forth by the consumers and MCIL.

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Direct Support Professional

BC03022017: (F) A friendly and outgoing lady who lives by herself in her apartment is seeking staff to assist her with IADLs and ADLs

Responsibilities: Light house tidying up; meal prep; laundry; groceries; accompanying her to her Dr.’s appointments. Note: The above does not entail all responsibilities

Location: Crystal

Hours:  Flexible-9.50/hrs./wk.

Note: Ending times may vary depending on time spent at the Dr.’s appointments.

Salary: Starting wage is $11/hr. DOQ.

Qualifications: The individual that I decide to hire must be dependable and have reliable transportation; experienced (or willing to learn), in using a Hoyer lift; professional; must be 18 years of age or older; provide proof that you are eligible to work in the U.S.; pass a criminal background check; have the ability to travel within the Seven-County Metropolitan area, and the ability to meet the expectations that are set forth by the consumers and MCIL.

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Direct Support Professional

VE03022017: (F) Very pleasant total care, wheelchair bound consumer is requesting a PCA to provide activities of daily living services. She prefers a female DSP.

Location:  Plymouth

Shifts:  Sunday, 10:30am-12:30pm, on-call shifts available.

Responsibilities: Light house tidying up; meal prep; laundry; transferring with the use of a Standing Hoyer

Salary: Starting wage is $11/hr. DOQ.

Qualifications: The individual that I decide to hire must be dependable and have reliable transportation; experienced (or willing to learn), in using a Hoyer lift; professional; must be 18 years of age or older; provide proof that you are eligible to work in the U.S.; pass a criminal background check; have the ability to travel within the Seven-County Metropolitan area, and the ability to meet the expectations that are set forth by the consumers and MCIL.

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