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Direct Support Professional

Posted: 10/09/2022

Wage opportunities starting at $17.00/hour for all awake shifts!

Become an Agent of Change! Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) support individuals with disabilities live an independent and inclusive life and committed professionals are needed! Cardinal offers flexibility - Full-time, part-time, or every other weekend - perfect for students or individuals seeking additional income. We have an In-home department that has flexibility of hours during the week and offers opportunities to have weekends off. We find creative, flexible work schedules that meet YOUR unique and individual needs!

The Direct Support Professional's (DSP) In-Home role is to ensure that the daily needs of each client are met through teaching, counseling, advising, and providing a positive role model in a manner which enables the greatest degree of independence possible in their activities of daily living. Make a difference with a career that is more than just a job!

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In keeping with our mission to provide a safe, happy, healthy living environment for our clients, Cardinal of Minnesota, Ltd. provides residential and support services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Cardinal was founded in 1995 and operates 44 residential homes in Minnesota, serving 250 clients and is comprised of a workforce of over 450 employees. Cardinal operates in the following communities; Rochester, Winona, Austin, Red Wing, Spring Valley, Harmony, La Crescent, Chatfield, Mantorville, and Bemidji.

Cardinal has been recognized as one of the Top 150 Workplaces in Minnesota in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020, which is awarded by the Star Tribune and has received the "When Work Works" Award for flexibility in the workplace for the last 5 consecutive years. Cardinal was also a 2013 and 2015 Minnesota Performance Excellence Award Receipt for their quality achievements!

Compliments of the Nest:

  • Competitive starting wages
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Medical, dental, vision, LTD, accident and company paid short term disability and life insurance for full time employees
  • $20 monthly credit toward any ancillary benefit
  • Wellness Reimbursement Program
  • 22% Verizon Discount
  • 401(k) with up to an 8% company match
  • Clear career path with our Career Development plans which leads to greater opportunities for advancement
  • Company outings and events
  • FUN and rewarding work environment!

Company provided orientation and paid training in:

  • CPR
  • First Aid
  • Medication Administration
  • Maintaining/safeguarding client information
As a condition of employment at Cardinal of Minnesota, staff are required to be fully vaccinated. Employees are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after completing primary vaccination with a COVID-19 vaccine, with, if applicable, at least the minimum recommended interval between doses unless you are legally entitled to a reasonable accommodation because of a medical reason, disability, or conflict with a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. All such requests will be handled in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

Cardinal of Minnesota is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. All employment decisions are based on job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, or any other protected status. All applicants over the age of 18 are encouraged to apply.

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