Affinity Residential Care - Behavioral Support Specialist
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The Company: Affinity Care MN is a fast-growing Assisted Living & Home Care company helping individuals with disabilities live with dignity with our exceptional care.
The Role: Behavioral Support Specialist - A Behavioral Support Specialist is responsible for providing care, support, and guidance to individuals who exhibit challenging behaviors, have developmental disabilities, mental health conditions, or other behavioral needs. The primary role is to create and implement behavior support plans and strategies aimed at improving individuals' behavior, enhancing their quality of life, and promoting their overall well-being.
Location: Possible travel between Bloomington, St. Paul, and Minneapolis
Pay: This is an hourly role. Ranges from $17-20/hr.
Hours: Daytime and weekend availability perferred - Flexible on hours.
What Kind Of Qualifications Do You Need?
High School Diploma or its equivalent
Must have a valid driver's license, access to a vehicle with insurance, and a good driving record.
Must be willing to submit to a background study completed by the Department of Human Services.
Ability to move intermittently throughout the day
Have a positive demeanor
Must be willing to travel to different site locations.
This Role Is For You If...
You are familiar with or have the willingness to learn Minnesota's 245D policies and procedures.
You are passionate about providing person-centered support
You empower individuals with mental illness, intellectual and developmental disabilities.
You are committed to ensuring the highest standards of caregiving are met.
You enjoy assisting clients with peer support and socialization activities, offering resources and help benefits available, advocating and promoting mental and physical well-being
You serve as a role model and mentor, demonstrated the desired behaviors, and coach the clients using approved techniques and strategies.
You're a team-player and are fired up to work with a multi-cultural company that is making a positive difference in the community by supporting those with disabilities.