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Day Service Specialist - Float - $1,000 HIRING BONUS

Company: MRCI
Location: Mapleton
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Are you looking for a job in the Human Services field that is both satisfying and rewarding, but will also leave your nights, weekends and holidays free?
MRCI is looking for dependable people that enjoy working with others, can problem solve using sound common sense, and have a sense of humor. This is a full-time position with day time hours. This position will allow you to give back to the community while having flexibility, full-time benefits, training, and advancement opportunities!
Pay will range from $15.18-$20.49, depending on previous experience.
Position Perks: $1,000 Hiring Bonus, Company Vehicle, Computer and Cell Phone Provided, 12 Paid Holidays, Health, Dental and Vision Insurance, 10 Vacation Days and 10 Sick Days, 403b Retirement with company match, and Health Savings Account (HSA) with company match.
Job Summary:The Day Service Specialist - Float is responsible for the development and implementation of community-based, person-centered day service plans. This position does not carry a designated case load, instead will travel throughout MRCI service areas covering a radius of 150 miles to provide coverage for absences and to assist other team members. As a strong communicator, the Day Service Specialist - Float will also ensure regular communication with clients, client teams, funders, employers, co-workers and community members as well as closely tracking all day services activity.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops, plans and coordinates individualized, community-based leisure activities for program participants to promote greater community independence, skills and social interaction.
  • Provides daily direct support to clients with disabilities and/or disadvantages. Duties may include medication administration, use of adaptive equipment, personal care support, and driving.
  • Travels throughout MRCI service areas to provide coverage for absences and to assist other MRCI program teams, as determined by day service leaders on a day-to-day basis and transports clients in personal and/or business vehicle.
  • Coordinates services and meetings for individuals and ensures information is effectively communicated. Completes paperwork and implements protocols.
  • Monitors assigned day support service programming to analyze efficiency and effectiveness and implements changes to maximize effectiveness of the program.
  • Recruits, retains and recognizes a range of volunteers in program delivery.
  • Utilizes technology and processes to ensure timely communication and makes cold calls.
  • Works independently, and does so while collaborating with a team and meeting personal goals.
    Qualifications/Requirements:
    • A degree in a human services related field, plus a minimum of one year of related work experience, preferably working with person with disabilities; OR a High School diploma/equivalent, plus two years of related work experience, preferably working with persons with disabilities in a direct care setting.
    • Preference for individuals with a proven successful history in group facilitation as well as one-one-training facilitation.
    • Sales and customer service experience preferred.
    • Be sensitive to the needs of individuals with disabilities.
    • Must possess excellent communication and problem solving skills.
    • Demonstrate proficiency in computer based office software.
    • Must have a valid driver's license with reliable transportation and the ability to drive up to 1.5 hours to and from assigned location on any given day.
    • Must pass a background check through the Department of Human Services and clear a physical exam that proves you meet the demands of the job.
      MRCI is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: MRCI, Rochester , Day Service Specialist - Float - $1,000 HIRING BONUS, Other , Mapleton, Minnesota

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