$200 after 60 days and an additional $300 after 180 days

Direct Support Professional (DSP) in Mankato

BRIDGES MN HAS ORIENTATION FOR DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS EVERY MONDAY! All employees are eligible for PTO, 401K with employer match, and PROFIT SHARING; and full time employees are eligible for MEDICAL/DENTAL/VISION.

WHY WORK FOR US? Our purpose at Bridges MN is to improve the lives of vulnerable adults by creating opportunities for more independence in their homes and jobs. For our employees, we foster an environment of growth and pride ourselves on our ability to promote from within and help you move into new roles within Bridges MN. As a Direct Support Professional, not only would you be doing meaningful work, but we offer comprehensive training to ensure you’re able to build your skills and experience.

Schedule: Hummingbird Home PT

Mon/Wed/Fri 3p-8:30p and e/o wknd 4p-10p

Pay rate: $16.25/hr

**weekend shifts are $17.25/hr


Direct Support Professional (DSP) Job Roles/Responsibilities:

  • Promote independence with clients by offering choices and fostering self-help skills.
  • Document any changes in clients’ condition or incidents.
  • Be compassionate, flexible, and adaptable to changing situations.
  • Assist clients with daily room order and light housekeeping to maintain a clean environment.
  • Assist clients with activities of daily living (including, but not limited to, administering medication, dressing, showering, grooming, toilet assistance and escorting).

Direct Support Professional (DSP) Required Skills and Experience:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Compassionate about the care and well-being of others.
  • Prioritize and organize work effectively and efficiently.
  • Communicate effectively with clients, families, staff and other customers.
  • High school diploma/GED required.
  • Ability to pass a background check with the Department of Health and Human Services.
  • A valid drivers license is strongly preferred.

Bridges MN is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, protected genetic information, sex, parental status, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, or Veteran status.

All of our employees are considered essential workers due to the service we provide to the community. Bridges MN is taking the risk of COVID-19 very seriously. We are following health protocols at each location to ensure our residents’ and staff’s health and safety. To view additional information on how we are keeping our employees safe, please visit https://www.bridgesmn.com/coronavirusupdates.